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Akiyama opens gym, plans to fight into 40s

Updated: August 13, 2009, 6:52 PM ET
By Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

Korean newspaper JoongAngDaily carries word that Yoshihiro Akiyama, fresh off a victory against Alan Belcher at UFC 100, has just opened his own gym in Tokyo. As much as you and I would like for him to have named it "Sexy Time Akiyama's," the Judo practitioner went with the relatively conservative -- though no less impenetrable -- Team Cloud Akiyama Dojo.

In giving a tour of the facility -- which also houses an octagon -- Akiyama let slip that he sees himself competing well ...

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