American Kickboxing Academy Tag

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Exploring MMA at AKA Thailand Documentary F...

Jan 27, 2015No Comments511 Views

Recently American Kickboxing Academy Thailand co-founder Mike Swick sat down and discussed mixed martial arts from the new gym in Phuket.

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Cung Le Had to Leave “Super Camp̶...

Nov 05, 2012Comments off691 Views

Cung Le talks about his exit from American Kickboxing Academy and how he needed more personal attention as he tried to live his dream to

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Fight Factory – Phil Baroni Still Has...

Jul 31, 2012Comments off356 Views

Phil Baroni has been around the block in mixed martial arts, but he's still got something to prove as he heads into the twilight of

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Fight Factory – What Drove Daniel Cormier...

Jul 20, 2012Comments off290 Views

Daniel Cormier, recent winner of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix, is one of the premier fighters at American Kickboxing Academy. But what drove Cormier into

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New MMA Series ‘Fight Factory’ ...

Jul 18, 2012Comments off445 Views

Cain Velasquez and American Kickboxing Academy are part of a new MMA series entitled Fight Factory, set to debut in August.

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Gray Maynard Shakes Things Up, Finds New Mo...

Jun 22, 2012Comments off168 Views

Shaking up his training camp and with a baby on the way, Gray Maynard has made big changes heading into his UFC on FX 4

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Josh Koscheck Confident He Made the Right D...

May 01, 2012Comments off220 Views

Josh Koscheck says he probably added two more years to his fight career after splitting with American Kickboxing Academy, and training full time at home

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UFC Veteran Brian Johnston Speaks Out After...

Feb 13, 2012Comments off949 Views

The fallout from Josh Koscheck's exit from the American Kickboxing Academy has now resulted in one of the original team members speaking out as well.

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Exclusive: Josh Koscheck Reveals The Reason...

Feb 07, 2012Comments off2949 Views

In an exclusive interview, Josh Koscheck reveals the singular reason he's leaving American Kickboxing Academy, and it has nothing to do with his teammates.

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Josh Koscheck Parts Ways with AKA, Open to ...

Feb 05, 2012Comments off312 Views

Josh Koscheck says he has finished his time with American Kickboxing Academy, and also comments on potential match-ups with Nick Diaz or Carlos Condit.

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Life After AKA for Dave Camarillo Means Goi...

Jan 15, 2012Comments off1002 Views

Dave Camarillo exited American Kickboxing Academy to focus on his gyms and his new book, and the move brought him back to his roots in

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Cung Le Explains Why MMA Has Blown Up (Vide...

Nov 17, 2011Comments off117 Views

Cung Le is part of a culture in San Jose that has seen MMA become very popular. The talent coming out of the area has

MMAWeekly Radio Monday: Brendan Schaub, Mar...

Aug 30, 2011Comments off232 Views

Monday's edition of MMAWeekly Radio features interviews with UFC 134 fighter Brendan Schaub as well as Pro Elite's Mark Ellis and Tachi Palace Fights champion

MMAWeekly Radio Monday: Brendan Schaub, Mar...

Aug 22, 2011Comments off154 Views

Monday's edition of MMAWeekly Radio features interviews with UFC 134 fighter Brendan Schaub as well as Pro Elite's Mark Ellis and Tachi Palace Fights champion

Andrei Arlovski and Mark Ellis Officially S...

Jul 14, 2011Comments off324 Views

Call it Pro Elite 2.0. Call it a new and improved version. Call it whatever you want, but the new version of Pro

Daniel Cormier Won’t Ignore His Wrest...

Jun 18, 2011Comments off238 Views

A two-time Olympian, Daniel Cormier has wrestling roots that he won't ignore even in his fight against Abu Dhabi champion grappler Jeff Monson in Strikeforce.

UFC Targeting Cain Velasquez for October; C...

Apr 28, 2011Comments off566 Views

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is on the comeback trail, and looking to defend his belt later this year and it could be the biggest

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Jon Fitch Done Talking About Title Shots Un...

Feb 15, 2011Comments off253 Views

Jon Fitch doesn't want to talk about Georges St-Pierre, Jake Shields or welterweight title shots. None of that concern him right now because B.J.

Josh Thomson Shuffled from Shinya Aoki to T...

Dec 23, 2010Comments off670 Views

Josh Thomson is putting the final touches on his brief camp to prepare for a New Year's Even showdown against Tatsuya Kawajiri, but that wasn't

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Jon Fitch: “I Think I’m Better ...

Dec 13, 2010Comments off230 Views

Jon Fitch lets it be known that he feels he's better than Jake Shields and should be fighting for the title, but he's happy to

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Josh Koscheck Suffers Broken Orbital Bone I...

Dec 12, 2010Comments off778 Views

Josh Koscheck suffered a broken orbital bone during his fight with Georges St-Pierre on Saturday night that will require surgery, which will be done in

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Johnson & Brookins Happy They Ended Up...

Dec 03, 2010Comments off149 Views

Jonathan Brookins and Michael Johnson comment on their coaching experience during "The Ultimate Fighter," and both were extremely pleased to end up on Team Georges

Kyle Kingsbury vs. Ricardo Romero Added To ...

Dec 01, 2010Comments off710 Views

A pair of light heavyweights have agreed to meet on the undercard of UFC 126 in February as American Kickboxing Academy fighter Kyle Kingsbury will

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Herschel Walker Off Strikeforce Card After ...

Nov 24, 2010Comments off272 Views

Herschel Walker's return to the MMA cage will have to wait a little longer, as the former Heisman Trophy winner has been forced out of

Ultimate Fighter Season 12 Ratings Consiste...

Nov 11, 2010Comments off150 Views

Sometimes consistency is truly the key when it comes to television ratings, and if that's the case then the "Ultimate Fighter" season 12 has been

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Jake Shields Will Fight Koscheck Or Fitch, ...

Nov 02, 2010Comments off318 Views

Jake Shields touches on the teammate vs. teammate debate and says while fighting Jon Fitch or Josh Koscheck wouldn't be his first choice he'd do

JZ Cavalcante To Return To Strikeforce In J...

Oct 30, 2010Comments off318 Views

JZ Cavalcante will look to get back into the Strikeforce cage in either January or February 2011, and hopes to get a rematch with Josh