Yoshihiro Akiyama: Winning is the Only Motivation

The typical question after a fighter experiences a long layoff is “what did you miss the most?” The typical answers range from the honesty of saying “a paycheck” to the more expected “the competition.”Yoshihiro Akiyama has never been a typical fighter, so his answer to that question is all his own:“Victory.”This Saturday, the man dubbed “Sexyama” by his army of fans returns to active duty for the first time since a February 2012 bout with Jake Shields, and in the opposite corner is another fighter making his first appearance in two … Read the Full Article Here

The typical question after a fighter experiences a long layoff is “what did you miss the most?” The typical answers range from the honesty of saying “a paycheck” to the more expected “the competition.”Yoshihiro Akiyama has never been a typical fighter, so his answer to that question is all his own:“Victory.”This Saturday, the man dubbed… Read more »

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