Dana White talks Fitch, AKA, & Faber

Dana White, UFC President, called in live from Hawaii on the Carmichael Dave Show on Wednesday November 19th in an exclusive interview to discuss Jon Fitch’s release from the UFC and what it means for the future of other AKA (American Kickboxing Academy) fighters.

He makes it clear that his issue is not with Fitch but the people from AKA who manage the fighters. White says they will no longer be dealing with AKA or fighters associated with them.

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Bobby Southworth: a chat with the Champ – PRO MMA Exclusive

by:  Matt De La Rosa

I had the opportunity to sit down with Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion Bobby Southworth at the world class American Kickboxing Academy to discuss his upcoming title defense with Renato “Babalu” Sobral.

The Strikeforce champ became a household name after participating on the inaugural season of The Ultimate Fighter. It was Bobby, not Matt Serra, who was the first TUF veteran to obtain championship gold in a major promotion.

Even though Southworth has faced such great fighters as Vitor Belfort, James Irvin and others, on Friday he will have the toughest fight of his nine year career when he steps into the cage with “Babalu”.

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Fast Eddie’s Minute – Joey Armstrong, MMA’s Renaissance Man

Fighter. Father. Artist. All of these describe Joey Armstrong. This 33 year old member of the Ralph Gracie team has a lot on his plate right now. Armstrong moved to the San Francisco Bay area 10 years ago from Austin Texas looking for a fresh start. What he found was a family, in and out … Read more

Buentello talks about upcoming Affliction fight versus Emelianenko

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IR0UsF3CF8] MMA Jacked takes us inside American Kickboxing Academy to talk with trainer “Crazy” Bob Cook and his fighter Paul Buentello about their fight with Alex Emelianenko coming up in July at the Affliction: Banned event. Although Paul’s fight will be on the undercard it could very well be a main event on pretty much any MMA card anywhere.  The whole Affliction card … Read more