A few weeks ago, a video of Josh Koscheck and Jon Fitch talking about AKA head coach Javi Mendez hit the web. Koscheck’s “I hope the gym burns to the ground” comment made headlines, the controversial video was an excerpt from the series “Fight Factory”, which debuts tonight at 10pm (ET/PT) on NuvoTV.
“Fight Factory” will give viewers an inside look into the daily grind at AKA and the lives of several of the team’s fighters in and out of training.
American Kickboxing Academy is home to several of the sport’s foremost fighters. Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez, Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier, Former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion “King Mo” Lawal, Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold, Former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Cung Le, Former UFC Welterweight Title Challenger Jon Fitch, Ultimate Fighter veteran Mike Swick, Former Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Josh Thomson, and Former UFC Lightweight title challenger Grey Maynard all call the San Jose-based gym home.