How Bruce Lee, the Hong Kong icon, forever changed martial arts on the screen and in the fighting cage, with his hybrid jeet kune do style. We explore how the Little Dragon became a Hollywood superstar and the godfather of mixed martial arts (MMA).
Superstar Bruce Lee died 45 years ago, aged 32, in Hong Kong. The icon’s action films helped spark a global interest in martial arts
Late martial artist and actor is back in the news for his use of the ‘be water’ mantra and his depiction in Quentin Tarantino’s new film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt
Iconic martial artist’s items, including punchbag and kung fu costume worn in 1973 film, Enter the Dragon to be auctioned
Most people credit the US with inventing Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) but combat sports have long been an intrinsic part of Hong Kong’s culture.
Enter The Dragon star was ahead of his time, reaping benefits of strength and conditioning training 50 years ago – and drinking a blend of entire raw hamburgers.
‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ director defends his depiction of martial arts icon, saying Brad Pitt’s Cliff Booth ‘is a fictional character so he could beat Bruce Lee up’
‘Toughest man alive’ and legendary Hollywood stuntman recalls incident with Lee on set of ‘The Green Hornet’ – which may have inspired Quentin Tarantino.
Tony Valente tests jeet kune do skills against Japanese karateka for kick-boxing promotion K-1 in 2003 fight, causing a social media stir after resurfacing.
The Full Contact Boxing league gave rise to some of the toughest men in the city during the 1980s, who delighted fans and took on all-comers.
Bruce Lee becomes symbol for young demonstrators in defiance of China’s unpopular extradition law, but pro-Beijing Jackie Chan feigns ignorance