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Video: Daniel Cormier replaces Jon Fitch as AKA Team Captain, but Luke Rockhold is not impressed

"Throughout my entire life, I've always been a captain. I was the captain of my high school team. I was the captain at Oklahoma State University. I was the captain of the 2008 Olympic team. So this is normal for me. I'm honored to be one of the guys that is seen as a leader of this great team -- a team that has stood the test of time. AKA is one of the only teams that has been around since the beginning of the MMA explosion, and it's a huge honor for me to be named captain. The moment of the vote was very tense because it was down to me and Luke Rockhold. But at the end of the day, I won in a landslide. His time will come. He's a lot younger than I am. This is a great opportunity for me to show the younger guys, in my gym how we want to be viewed as a fight team."

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight No. 1 contender Daniel Cormier has replaced Jon Fitch as Team Captain at American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) in San Jose, Calif., now that Fitch has relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada. "DC" -- who told Ariel Helwani he beat Luke Rockhold by a landslide -- will next fight Jon Jones for the 205-pound title at the UFC 182 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Jan. 3 in "Sin City" (details). Perhaps the new captain can lead by example and bring the belt back to San Jose?

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