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Steve Aoki trains Muay Thai at AKA Thailand for the first time

When superstar DJ/Musician, Steve Aoki, trains Muay Thai for his first time ever at AKA Thailand, you pull out all the stops. Aoki was in Phuket for an upcoming appearance at Illuzion, Thailand’s top nightclub. As it turns out, Aoki is also good friends with owner/founder of AKA Thailand, Mike Swick. Aoki in Thailand?! Yeah, […]

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AKA Thailand owner, Mike Swick, featured on UFC Fight Pass!

Owner/founder of AKA Thailand, Mike Swick, is now featured on UFC Fight Pass! They’ve done a ‘Where are They Now?’ segment with the former UFC and TUF 1 star-turned-business-owner, documenting what Swick has been up to since his UFC departure. The segment details Swick’s UFC journey, as well as his passion in creating one of […]

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The Wolf and his pack have arrived at AKA Thailand

What a surprise it was to have The Wolf, Khamzat Chimaev, and his pack come train at AKA Thailand. Usually, someone as high profile as Chimaev will go through all of the proper channels to visit the gym to get red carpet service. Athletes of his caliber and popularity go through AKA Thailand owner/founder, Mike […]

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AKA Thailand Owner/Founder, Mike Swick, offers some motivation!

It’s not all of the time, but AKA Thailand owner/founder, Mike Swick, took to his social media and offers some motivation. Swick has been dealing with a long battle with stage-4 Lymphoblastic, Lymphoma Leukemia and much like his UFC career, he’s fighting as hard as he can to defeat it. However, Swick does not want […]

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Big Nog surprises AKA Thailand guests with a visit to the gym!

Former UFC and Pride heavyweight champion, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (Big Nog), surprises AKA Thailand guests at the gym! As if just training at the ‘2022 Gym of the Year’ in Thailand wasn’t enough; There’s always the possibility of running into former and current UFC stars, legends, or Hall-of-Famers! 2023 started off with our guests treated […]

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The Italian Dream, Marvin Vettori, has arrived at AKA Thailand

The Italian Dream, Marvin Vettori, arrived at AKA Thailand on Friday and he’s already putting in some savage work on our mats! Vettori and AKA Thailand owner/founder, Mike Swick, had discussed Marvin coming out here many times on ‘The Real Quick with Mike Swick Podcast’ over the years. Finally, the invite was accepted and the […]

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AKA Thailand voted ‘Best Muay Thai School in Thailand’!

For the second year in a row, AKA Thailand was voted, ‘Best Muay Thai School in Thailand! Our owner/founder, Mike Swick, set out to create one of the world’s best destination gyms. In doing so, Swick managed to put together an incredible Muay Thai program that earned us this prestigious title. We are thrilled because, […]

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AKA Thailand went sailing the seas with NFTs

The AKA Thailand staff went sailing the seas and they had NFTs on their minds! Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that AKA Thailand has been participating in the NFT universe for a while now. On our website and Twitter page, we are always offering NFTs for sale, as well as a […]

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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. […]