American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) has has bred numerous of the top fighters in the world. With newly crowned heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, top welterweights Jon Fitch, and Josh Koscheck, former Strikeforce champion Josh Thomson, and many more, it’s very obvious the camp is doing something right. With most men in the gym holding a strong wrestling background, the gym is able to take that wrestling base and evolve around it to create high level mixed martial artists.