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Ronda Rousey To Be Inducted into UFC Hall of Fame

On June 9, 2018, at UFC 225 in Chicago UFC officials announced that Ronda Rousey would become the first female fighter to be inducted...

Taekwondo’s Own Jhoon Rhee Has Died

Jhoon Rhee was born on January 7, 1932 and died on Monday, April 30, 2018. He passed away after a long illness in hospice care...

Kwong Wing Lam Has Passed Away

Sifu Kwong Wing Lam was born in Canton and began his training in Chinese martial arts at the age eight in Hong Kong. He...

Bruno Sammartino Dies

Bruno Sammartino is an Italian-American former professional wrestler, best known because he was the longest-running champion of the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF), holding...

Paulie Zink Yin Yoga – Monkey Kung Fu

Paulie Zink began studying yoga and martial arts as a teenager. While he was in college he met a Kung-fu master from Hong Kong...

Bill McGrath: Pekiti-Tirsia

Tuhon Bill McGrath began his training in the Pekiti-Tirsia system under Grand Tuhon Leo T. Gaje in 1975 at the age of 14; and...

Peter Aerts

Peter Aerts was born on December 25, 1970 in Netherlands. He is a Dutch kickboxer who won K-1 WORLD GP tournament 3 different times. He...

Taky Kimura

Japanese American martial artist, Taky Kimura, was born on March 12, 1924. He was one of Bruce Lee's top students and closest friends -...

Dr. Robert Goldman 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

International Sports Hall of Fame founder and World Hall of Fame of Physical Fitness inductee Dr. Robert Goldman received the Arnold Classic Lifetime Achievement...

Bas Rutten Honored at International Sports Hall of Fame 2018

On Saturday, March 3, 2018 Bas Rutten was honored with induction into the International Sports Hall of Fame 2018  The 2018 ISHoF awards ceremony was...

Dr. Stephen Abayomi Meeks

Warrior, scholar, healer, mentor… all of these words describe Dr. Stephen Abayomi Meeks, yet none of them come close to expressing the depth of...

Mark Steven Grove – Kurai Kotori Ryu Ninjutsu

Mark Steven Grove began training in martial arts in 1972 and has spent his life pursuing the art of the Ninja. During his early...

Adam Mizner

Sifu Adam Mizner practices the internal arts of Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan), Nei Gong and meditation. He teaches Yang Style Taijiquan in the tradition...

Jared Wihongi

Tuhon Jared Wihongi is a full-time International Tactical Combatives or Hand-to-Hand Combat instructor, as well as a Firearms and Martial Arts Instructor and Consultant....

Tiffany Richards

Tiffany Richards has been training martial arts since 1998. She began her study under Dennis Laycock at American Karate Studios in Kenpo, Shotokan and...

Rose Namajunas

Rose Namajunas is an American mixed martial artist who is currently competing in the Women's Strawweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As of...