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, […]


Breaking!!! AKA Thailand’s Manel Kape signs 4-fight deal with the UFC

AKA Thailand’s own, Manel Kape, is headed to the UFC. Kape signed a 4-fight deal at AKA Thailand headquarters that will see the feared bantamweight joining the talent-rich roster of the UFC. Manel Kape (15-4) spent his last 9 fights in the Japan-based RIZIN promotion. He capped off his run there on a 3-fight KO/TKO […]


Man(el) on Fire! Manel Kape Wins Bantamweight Gold at RIZIN 20!

Happy New Year to you and AKA Thailand! We ended 2019 with a bang and started 2020 as the home of a world champion. Manel Kape captured bantamweight gold at RIZIN 20 at their big New Year’s Eve show in a revenge fight against Kai Asakura. Asakura beat Kape previously by a controversial split decision. […]