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AKA Thailand’s, Manel Kape, gets a lesson about soccer from Khabib

Move over, Daniel Cormier! AKA Thailand’s, Manel Kape, has taken your spot as Khabib Nurmagomedov’s new bestie! Manel received a soccer lesson from the UFC’s #1 pound-for-pound fighter and Kape really had no say in the matter. In a way that only Khabib can… He embraced Kape while talking to AKA head coach, Javier Mendez, […]

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Mike Perry gives his take on fighting Mickey Gall this weekend

Mike Perry is fighting Mickey Gall this weekend and he spoke to Mike Swick about how he plans to take on the ground specialist. It’s been big news that Perry will be going into the fight without a corner because he feels corners are more of a hindrance than help. Therefore, he already knows how […]

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5 times is a charm for Khabib vs Ferguson?! Nope The lightweight scrap is now 0-5.

When Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson was scheduled for a fifth time, we hoped that 5 would be the lucky charm that brought the 2 together. Today, Khabib put the kibosh on the fight that we all want to see for the reason the Earth has stopped right now. COVID-19. Posting to his Instagram, Khabib […]

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Breaking!!! AKA Thailand’s Manel Kape signs 4-fight deal with the UFC

AKA Thailand’s own, Manel Kape, is headed to the UFC. Kape signed a 4-fight deal at AKA Thailand headquarters that will see the feared bantamweight joining the talent-rich roster of the UFC. Manel Kape (15-4) spent his last 9 fights in the Japan-based RIZIN promotion. He capped off his run there on a 3-fight KO/TKO […]

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See what some of the world’s best have to say about AKA Thailand

With a luxury resort style gym like AKA Thailand you know that some very high profile people will have a lot to say about it. Some of the world’s best martial artists and biggest stars have visited us here and give glowing reviews about what our gym has to offer. “AKA Thailand has been amazing, […]

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Jon Jones wants to be better and Daniel Cormier is his example

Daniel Cormier is known to lead by example. He’s shown to be a shining example of how to carry yourself both inside and outside of the cage. He has inspired millions but no one would have ever thought that one of those people would be Jon Jones. According to Damon Martin at MMAFighting.com Jones spoke […]

AKA Thailand is hosting current and former UFC fighters right now!

At this very moment, AKA Thailand is hosting training to current and former UFC fighters. While we can’t stress enough that AKA Thailand is a gym for everyone, it is still a place where fighters at the highest level can come to train. On the mats this morning there were four fighters with a total […]

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You know him from TUF 1, but Mike Swick is the AKA Thailand founder

Mike Swick had a gameplan that he came up with for his post UFC career. It was making the most guest-friendly gym in Thailand with all of the bells and whistles. After he starred in TUF 1 and made a career in the UFC, Swick followed his passion and created AKA Thailand. He followed what […]

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Cain Velasquez says goodbye to the UFC and hello to the WWE

It appears that Cain Velasquez has said goodbye to fighting MMA in the UFC for now. Cain reached out to friends, fans, and organizations on his Instagram and made known his intentions about what his immediate future entails. He said that he’s leaving the UFC for the WWE. “To the UFC, my family, and all […]

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It’s Khabib Time this week. We revisit Khabib vs Conor McGregor

This weekend in Abu Dhabi at UFC 242 we will once again watch the undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov step into the Octagon. He will take on the interim lightweight champion, Dustin Poirier. Before that fight goes down this weekend, we revisit Khabib’s last victory; His October 2018 fight against Conor McGregor. The build up to UFC […]