All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Martial Arts’

Ronda Rousey Says Fighting A Man Would Hurt The Sport Of MMA

Ronda “Rowdy” Rousey is running out of opponents to fight. The UFC bantamweight champion has easily dispatched all that have been pitted against her, often within just minutes into the first round. She stopped Cat Zingano with an acrobatic armbar in just 14 seconds in UFC 184. It has come to the point that people are speculating who can even …

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Steven Seagal’s Estonia Blues Gig Canceled

Concert organizers for the Tallinn, Estonia “Augustibluus” summer blues festival axed action star Steven Seagal’s time slot due to his pro-Russia/Vladimir Putin leanings. Back in March while filming a movie in Romania, actor, film producer, screenwriter, director, martial artist, musician and reserve deputy sheriff Seagal did an interview with the state-run Russian newspaper Rossiskaya Gazeta, in which he’d expressed that …

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Miss USA 2014: Nia Sanchez Crowned at 63rd Pageant

Miss USA 2014 was crowned on Sunday at the Baton Rouge River Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Marking the 63rd time a winner was crowned in the pageant’s history, the 2014 title went to Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez. The 24-year-old from Las Vegas is a 4th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. She is also a model. The …

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Willie Nelson to Achieve 5th-Degree Black Belt

After being inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Friday night to much fanfare, country music legend Willie Nelson is also set to receive his 5th-degree black belt in martial arts at the age of 80. Nelson will achieve the high honor in the modern Korean martial art of Gong Kwon Yu Sulon on Monday in Austin, right …

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Gina Carano ‘Very Open’ to Returning to MMA

In an interview with Fox Sports’ Damon Martin, actress, television personality and fitness model Gina Carano has expressed that she’s “very open” to returning to the MMA cage. Carano commented, “I’ve never retired. I’ve never officially said that,” and added that, “For some reason a part of me has always kept it open. I don’t know, there’s a certain part …

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Miesha Tate Talks Ronda Rousey Rivalry

Ronda Rousey is well-known for her unique athletic skills and even has Olympic medals and world titles to prove her abilities. However, everyone is not a fan. In an interview with FOX Sports, Miesha Tate explained the underlying reason for her competitive animosity toward Rousey. “Every single woman that fights MMA has done just as much work as Ronda has, …

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47 Ronin Trailer: New Film Releases Preview [Video]

The long-awaited trailer for 47 Ronin has finally arrived. Fans of the samurai action genre will certainly get excited over this new film, featuring Keanu Reeves in a bit of The Last Samurai-like film. The film is presented by Universal, and features a setting of a mythical Japan. The film will have highly stylized action and special effects incorporated as …

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Actor Jim Kelly, Of “Enter The Dragon”, Dies

Actor Jim Kelly, who garnered a cult following with his afro and snappy one-liners in Bruce Lee’s “Enter The Dragon”, has died from complications relating to cancer. He was 67. Kelly, who trained in martial arts in Kentucky in the ’60s before moving to California, says he discovered a passion for acting through the discipline. At the time, Bruce Lee …

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Jackie Chan Tells The Cutest Bruce Lee Story Ever

Jackie Chan had the opportunity to work with martial arts legend Bruce Lee when he was younger on “Enter The Dragon”, and recently he opened up about the best story he had from that time in his life. It’s a simple story that begins with a fight scene in which Lee is supposed to “hit” Chan across the face with …

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Street Fighter X Tekken: The Devil Within 8 Minute Film, Twitter Users are Impressed

The following Tekken short film, Street Fighter X Tekken: The Devil Within, is already being labeled as “epic.” There is a ton of action packed into this 8 minute movie and the costumes and hairstyles stay true to the videogame. The film was released yesterday and over 114,000 people have viewed it on YouTube. Thousand Pounds Action Company released the …

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