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UFC royalty training on the mats at AKA Thailand

Usually, on any given day, you can find UFC fighters at the same gym together. However, UFC legends and royalty training together is a different animal altogether. This is exactly what went down at AKA Thailand when we hosted two legends of the sport! Former UFC heavyweight champion, Ricco Rodriguez came out, as did The […]

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AKA Thailand founder/owner, Mike Swick, confident about his fight with cancer

AKA Thailand owner/founder, Mike Swick, has always been a man with a lot on his plate. From his days on TUF 1, to his UFC career, to building Thailand’s most luxury training resort; Swick has always had to fight for his achievements. Now, Swick finds himself in the biggest fight of his life; Battling Lymphoma. […]

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Number One Gangster, Hasbulla, hanging with Team AKA

That’s right folks… The number one gangster on Earth was chilling with Team AKA. You may be thinking, “Of course. Khabib is always with his brothers at AKA”. Yes, Khabib is a stud but we are talking about the man that has set the world afire with his popularity, Hasbulla. Coach Javier Mendez and UFC […]

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AKA Thailand is now totally chill, with our new custom ice bath.

Kevin Hart has a YouTube show called, “Cold as Balls”. He sits in a totally chill ice tub with his guests and asks them questions. We all laugh at the jokes but most people miss the point that ice baths are for exercise recovery. AKA Thailand has gotten on board and created a beautiful tropical […]

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The Contender Cafe at AKA Thailand is now back and fully open!

AKA Thailand’s on-site restaurant is back and fully open! The last year has been tough with everything up in the air but we are finally seeing some normalcy. The Contender Cafe at AKA Thailand is a huge part of what makes us a 5-star rated gym. Excellent dining in a chill atmosphere sets the tone […]

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The next 48 hrs, AKA Thailand is offering 50% off FLASH SALE on training

At AKA Thailand, our owner and founder, Mike Swick, has greenlit a 48-hour flash sale of 50% off of training. It’s the best deal that this gym has ever offered and it will be gone in just two days. We posted the news to our IG account this morning. From our Instagram: “HUGE FLASH SALE!!! […]

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Win a FREE trip to Thailand with all-inclusive training at AKA Thailand!!

The owner/founder of AKA Thailand, Mike Swick, is giving back to people in the biggest way. Swick is offering a free trip to Thailand and sweetening the deal with all-inclusive training at our luxury resort-style gym. Sounds too good to believe? Well, it’s not. Swick breaks it down in the video below and reveals how […]

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AKA Thailand’s, Manel Kape, gets a lesson about soccer from Khabib

Move over, Daniel Cormier! AKA Thailand’s, Manel Kape, has taken your spot as Khabib Nurmagomedov’s new bestie! Manel received a soccer lesson from the UFC’s #1 pound-for-pound fighter and Kape really had no say in the matter. In a way that only Khabib can… He embraced Kape while talking to AKA head coach, Javier Mendez, […]

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AKA Thailand Guest Spotlight on Germany’s Ben Hottmann

The AKA Thailand guest spotlight focuses on Germany’s, Ben Hottmann. Ben is visiting us amid the global pandemic and he couldn’t be more stoked to be here. As we’ve said in previous articles, AKA Thailand is offering a huge discount on group training. On top of that, Phuket is the least busy as we’ve ever […]

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Mike Swick shows how to keep your opponent from getting up

Mike Swick is well-known for being a 15-time UFC veteran and the owner/founder of AKA Thailand. His MMA credentials are in the upper echelon, so listening to his advice is definitely worth following. Here, Swick shows how to take your opponent down and the steps to keeping them there. Swick is known for his fast […]