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Cage Gear: AKA Affliction Shirts

Javier Mendez, Daniel Cormier, and Bob Cook With AKA Affliction Shirts

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BUY on AMZN: $44.00

BUY at AKA SHOP: $22.99

Two proud coaches and their current Light Heavyweight Champion and team captain Daniel Cormier rocking AKA Affliction shirts.
The American Kickboxing Academy has produced some of MMAs toughest and most accomplished fighters. Starting with an earlier generation of top fighters in Frank Shamrock, Josh Koscheck, and Jon Fitch. Coached by the phenomenal team of Javier Mendez, Bob Cook, and Dave Camarillo. Although these fighters were never champions in the UFC they put AKA on the map as one of the best MMA gyms in the US.

Around 2012, there was a huge riff between the fighters and the coaches at AKA resulting in Josh Koscheck and Dave Camarillo leaving AKA. The drama and the resulting feud only served to bring more attention and publicity to the gym. Many members of the fight world questioned AKA and whether they would be able to survive without Guerilla Jiu Jitsu founder and grappling coach Dave Camarillo.

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Cain Velasquez vs Brock Lesnar (Full Fight)

Cain Velasquez vs Brock Lensar, UFC 121, 23 October 2010

Cain Velasquezcain velasquez vs brock lesnar vs Brock Lesnar is one of my most memorable UFC fights. Two of the most dangerous fighters in the world. Brock Lesnar, the undisputed UFC Heavyweight Champion. Cain Velasquez, a ferocious fighter who is tearing through the heavyweight division.

At UFC 121, Cain Velasquez meets Brock Lesnar to challenge for the UFC Heavyweight title. As Brock Lesnar prepares to walk out, the stadium goes dark. The distinct, disturbing, and disconcerting sound of destruction in the form of Enter Sandman starts to play. The boos turns into roars. Fight fans know that one of the most dangerous and most dominant heavyweight champions has entered the arena.

Pacing the cage and waiting for the Viking is Cain Velasquez. An absolute animal in his own right with unforgiving pressure and unbelievable heart.

Cain Velasquez vs Brock Lesnar is finally here and fight fans around the world are prepared for a clash of powerful giants.

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Cain Velasquez vs Big Foot Silva 1 and 2 (Full Fights)

Cain Velasquez vs Big Foot Silva 1 and 2, UFC 146, May 2012 and UFC 160, May 2013

cain velasquez vs big foot silvaCain Velasquez vs Big Foot Silva 1 and 2 are both examples of how incredible a fighter Cain Velasquez is. The current UFC Heavyweight Champion is an absolute animal when it comes to conditioning, strength, and technical abilities.

When watching Cain fight, you get that distinct feeling that you are watching a champion. You are watching someone practicing at the very top level of MMA. With a phenomenal wrestling base and a world class MMA team at AKA, Cain has been developed into something that was meant to do nothing but fight.

In Cain Velasquez vs Big Foot Silva 1 and 2, Cain shows us just what a killing machine he is.

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