Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone was a guest at Joe Rogan Experience, where he talked about why he left Jackson-Wink gym, and how he almost died in underwater cage.
Problems with Winkeljohn started when he signed the fight against young Mike Perry who just started training in same gym. Winkeljohn said to Cerrone the gym will support young Perry, and they him. Cerrone was a long time member of the Gym, and maybe one of the oldest active members.
But this practice is not the first case in Jackson-Wink gym, long time ago they had a similar case when a longtime member of gym and UFC superstar at that time,Rashad Evans , was fighting against young and very promising fighter (at the time) who just won in his first title fight – Jon Jones. Jackson-Wink turns his back to Evans and decide to support Jones.