The real King of the death match Bloodsport When the movie Bloodsportemerged as one of the summer’s top […]
The legend of American kickboxing and torunament karate. A complete story of his career.
The exiled Belgian Jean-Claude Van Damme inspired many people around the world to start learning martial arts and body building.
Fighter turned supercoach from Georgia opens 16 karate schools and trains multiple champions.
THE INDOMITABLE SPIRIT OF ERNIE REYES, JR. By John Corcoran Ernie Reyes Jr. is the type of son […]
From the West Coast Demo Team to Hollywood. Ernie Reyes jr. is the real karate kid that excited martial arts fans with his unique taekwondo kicks and entertaining showmanship.
THE BRUCE LEE LETTERS By Linda Lee The Fighter is proud to introduce a new column on Bruce […]
When Fighter International magazine was launched in 1986 (USA) publisher Mike Anderson created an commercial association for professional […]
Actress and former forms champion Cynthia Rothrock speaks almost made a action movie with Sylvester Stallone.
A tae kwon do grand master that stands above the crowd. By Mark van Schuyver.
Here’s a champion whose techniques are as smashing as her looks. So don’t let her beauty fool you. […]
“I wanted to do in boxing what Bruce Lee did in films,” says Sugar Ray Leonard, one of […]
Although he spent the last ten years of his life in Florida, transplanted Texan Walt Bone, like all […]
THE SWEDISH SUPERMAN IN CLARK KENT DISGUISE
By Benny Hedlund and Mark Wells
Richard Reed is one of the first American-born tae kwon do black belts to have taught the art […]
A talented kickboxing world champion from Tiwin Falls, Idaho
Point Karate takes a giant professioal leap – by Bob Liedke. Feature Image: Tokey Hill, Skipper Ingham and Chuck Merriman.
In 1989 the martial arts world was hoping for a dreamfight between the best boxer and kickboxer: Rugar Ray Leonard and Benny Urquidez. Read how it all developed.
Promoter Georg F. Brückner put together the greatest WAKO Kickboxing World Championships in 1987 to unite the organization. He used Munich’s Olympic Hall to gain attention for his vision of kickboxing becoming an Olympic sport.
New Mexico’s Bill Packer was one of the first trainers to produce a big stable of WKA kickboxing world champions from the USA.
In his amazingly candid and inspirational new book, The Secret of Inner Strength: My Story, Chuck Norris reveals […]
Goju-ryu grandmaster Gogen Yamaguchi is widely known as “The Cat”, the most important person in recent history of Karate-Do.
At age 10, Helen Chung Vasiliadis chose to make karate a part of her life; today, at 26, […]
The first time Taekwondo was an Olympic sport the USA sent a very strong team to hunt for gold.
Kickboxing world champions and rankings of the International Sport Karate & Kickboxing Association found their way to a worldwide audience shortly after inception of the company.
Extensive background history of the roughest and toughest contact sports by Diane Dupre Salewski.
When he started out as a teen competitor he was already terribly great in forms.
Thai boxing was never seen outside Thailand (then known as Siam) until 1926, when Chua Chakshuraksha and Wanlop […]