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Cain Velasquez defends AKA: 'We train hard and spar hard, it's the only way we know'

  • 19 days ago
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UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez talks about injuries and training at American Kickboxing Academy. In the unforgiving world of mixed martial arts, months go by like years as fighters train har read news >>

Sparring at AKA can be 'traumatic,' but the MMA camp produces UFC champions

  • 20 days ago
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Khabib Nurmagomedov's father says the camp must continue to train hard if it wants to add the lightweight and middleweight title to it's trophy case. Khabib Nurmagomedov recently said that in order t read news >>

The MMA Hour - 285 - Javier Mendez

  • 20 days ago
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Javier Mendez previewed Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum and discuss other AKA-related news. read news >>

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov discusses Khabib’s recovery and whether AKA is to blame for injury

  • 20 days ago
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Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov discusses his son’s recovery and whether AKA is to blame for the injuries. Back in April, the UFC 187 fight card was dealt a significant blow when it was announced that top li read news >>

War Machine to stand trial, faces attempted murder charges

  • 25 days ago
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Jonathan Koppenhaver, aka “War Machine,” will face two counts of attempted murder when his case goes to trial in September, a judge ruled Wednesday. Filed under: News read news >>

Cain Velasquez: AKA fighters rarely have bad performances, admits he was 'worried' for Daniel Cormier

  • a month ago
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And despite recent criticism, the team's recent results proves that their preparation methods are top notch. Cain Velasquez never doubted the fighting ability of his good friend and training partner read news >>

Islam Makhachev thinks Combat Sambo translates well to MMA

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Islam Makhachev talks about training at AKA before UFC 187, his Combat Sambo background, advice he received from Khabib Nurmagomedov, Leo Kuntz surviving the first round, and more. read news >>

Crooklyn's UFC 187 main card breakdown + FREE Kountermove tourney

  • a month ago
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Bloody Elbow's Steph Daniels aka Crooklyn breaks down UFC 187's main card and brings another Kountermove free for all tourney. This Saturday night, UFC 187 will be taking over the MGM Grand Garden Ar read news >>

What can Team Alpha Male and AKA teach us about MMA's injury epidemic?

  • a month ago
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From “stone-age” training techniques to vulnerable weight classes, culprits for MMA’s injury woes aren’t hard to find. But what can statistical analysis and two gyms just a couple hours apart teach u read news >>

Coach: Khabib Nurmagomedov’s knee injury was a ‘freak accident’

  • a month ago
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AKA owner and head coach Javier Mendez explains how Khabib Nurmagomedov’s injury came about. read news >>

Javier Mendez calls Khabib Nurmagomedov's injury a 'freak accident'

  • a month ago
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American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) owner and head coach Javier Mendez spoke to SB Nation on Thursday about the future of Luke Rockold and Chris Weidman, Daniel Cormier's chances against Anthony Johnso read news >>

Video: Ronda Rousey attempts armbar on Luke Rockhold

  • 2 months ago
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UFC women's star Ronda Rousey can be seen drilling armbar practise at AKA with Luke Rockhold. The Ronda Rousey Vs. Man publicity has fizzled out over recent weeks after discussion ping-ponged over th read news >>

Does AKA push its fighters too hard? Mainstays respond to Dana White's criticism

  • 2 months ago
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SAN JOSE, Calif. – Dana White ruffled a few feathers when he said American Kickboxing Academy trains in the “stone ages.” It’s fighters and coach responded to the criticism.Filed under: Featured, Fea read news >>

AKA fighters respond to Dana White's criticism: 'He says stone age, I say old school'

  • 2 months ago
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Cain Velasquez, Daniel Cormier, Luke Rockhold and others share their thoughts on comments made by the UFC president. Earlier this week, UFC president Dana White blasted the American Kickboxing Academ read news >>

'Old school' Cain Velasquez, Team AKA respond to Dana White: 'We're going to keep doing it'

  • 2 months ago
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"He says stone age, I say old school." Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White came down hard on American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) earlier this week, holding the "stone age gym" acc read news >>

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