Former IFC Fighter and global MMA Coach Adam Shahir Kayoom was struck by the passion for mixed martial arts in Afghanistan's capital of Kabul. Despite a decades-long conflict in the region, Kayoom has established a successful MMA gym and roster of rising local stars, including internationally known welterweight, Baz Mohammad Mubariz.
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Japan's Karate Kid: Kyoji Horiguchi
Japan's brightest MMA prospect.