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Team Iridium stud AJ "The Savage" Cunningham zooms to 5-1 with jaw-dropping, head-kick KO

CALIFORNIA — AJ "The Savage" Cunningham lived up to his nickname on Saturday.

The fast-rising Team Iridium upstart climbed to 5-1 with a jaw-dropping, first-round, head-kick KO for MMAX Fighting Championship in Arkansas.

"I can't think of a better feeling," AJ says when asked about his stunning KO victory. "I always aim to put on a show, and that's one of the most exciting ways to end a fight."

AJ returned to the win column with his victory after falling short in his most recent bout. Taking your first loss as a professional is always a tough pill to swallow, but the personable Arkansas fighter says it was ultimately for the best.

"I'd say 110-percent it's better that I got that first loss out of the way now," AJ says. "Every loss is a lesson learned, and I took many lessons away from that."

Now AJ has his sights set firmly on the future.

"I'm sitting at 45-percent of what I'm capable of," the red-hot Team Iridium fighter says on his way to practice. "I can't wait to get back in the cage and take a big step closer to reaching my potential."

Iridium Sports Agency is a full-service professional management firm. Founded in 2009 by attorney Jason House, Iridium represents more than 75 fighters in the UFC, Bellator and ProFightLeague. Iridium's team of agents is devoted to assisting athletes in all aspects of their professional lives.


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