UFC: Ultimate Fight Collection 2011 Edition coming in November

Lesnar vs. Velasquez. Silva vs. Belfort. Shogun vs. Jones. St. Pierre vs. Shields. These are some of the top UFC matches of the year, the ones fight fans want to relive over and over again. On December 6th, Anchor Bay Entertainment and the Ultimate Fighting Championship give them the chance with UFC: Ultimate Fight Collection
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Rare footage of martial artist Jim Kelly in tournament action

I found this rare footage of Jim Kelly in point or semi-contact action from his tournament days. Although best known from his performance as Williams in the 1973 Bruce Lee martial arts epic Enter the Dragon, Grandmaster Jim Kelly was a serious martial artist, beginning his training in Shorin-ryu karate. Additionally, he trained in Okinawa-te
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Capoeira Angola in action

I found this teaser trailer for Capoeira Angola “Come Play With Me My Brother” on the crumpdojo website. The DVD was released in October of 2007 by helicomusic, and includes a soundtrack CD of this very special event. Some the finest angola capoeirists came together for a roda filmed in Paris. Grupo Capoeira Angola Ypiranga
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Muhammad Ali’s martial arts training

I found these photos of the legendary Muhammad Ali on the website of Tae Kwon Do Grand Master Jhoon Rhee, the world-renowned 10th Degree Tae Kwon Do Black Belt. Rhee is known as the Father of American Tae Kwon Do. Few people know that Muhammad Ali studied martial arts, and even fewer know that he
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A martial arts b-boy tournament in New York

This relates to the True Legend screening and demonstration event going on today at the Museum of the Moving Image featuring Rock Steady Crew founder Jo Jo Torres and Master Jose Figueroa, beginning at 2 PM. See this entire photo album on my photo blog at photos.byhandmedia.com. It’s safe to say that working on Blvd.
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Green Hornet’s 45th TV anniversary

My good friend and Blvd. Warriors interviewee Hector Martinez reminded me that yesterday was the 45th anniversary of the first airing of the original Green Hornet TV series, which starred legendary martial artist and actor Bruce Lee and Van Williams. George W. Trendle created The Green Hornet television series, which premiered on U.S. television on
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New posters released for the MMA-themed film Warrior

Lionsgate has released the official posters for the film Warrior on the movie’s Facebook page. Hitting theaters September 9th, Warrior stars Tom Hardy (Inception) and Joel Edgerton (Animal Kingdom), and was directed by Gavin O’Connor (Miracle). Here is the synopsis for Warrior: Two brothers face the fight of a lifetime – and the wreckage of
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Blvd. Warriors production updates

We’ve conducted six successful interviews so far, including artists, musicians, athletes and film historians. Our next series of interviews will include professional martial artists, and an African American doctor trained in Tae Kwon Do, who’s also a certified acupuncturist. Shooting will take place in New York City, Central & Southern New Jersey, and St. Thomas
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