Bruce Lee Collectors Rally in Response to Black Belt Magazine's Release of Exclusive Download Set!

Get the inside scoop on this epic 3,500-page downloadable collection, news of which garnered an astounding 88,000+ “likes” on the Bruce Lee Facebook page!

The new downloadable Bruce Lee time capsule —Black Belt Magazine: The Bruce Lee Collection— has garnered a big response from Bruce Lee fans online. The official Bruce Lee page on Facebook recently posted an announcement regarding this new landmark collection and found themselves swimming in:


  • more than 88,000 "likes"
  • more than 5,000 shares of the announcement
  • more than 750 comments regarding the project

For those who are coming to the party a little late, Black Belt Magazine: The Bruce Lee Collection is our new 3,500-page digital “time capsule" spanning 45 years of martial arts history — from 1967 to 2012 — tracing Lee's life and his ongoing influence decades after his death in 1973.

During production of this epic digital-download archive, thousands of pages were individually scanned from hard copies in the Black Belt vaults. These pages are presented in PDF format for easy access on most computers and mobile digital devices, downloadable EXCLUSIVELY from the Black Belt Store for $69.95.



Each issue inBlack Belt Magazine: The Bruce Lee Collectionincludes Lee on the front cover and a cover story featuring insights into thejeet kune dofounder's art, philosophy, martial arts movies and/or physical conditioning regimen — as well as a host of other stories featuring a wide variety of martial arts, luminaries and masters.

Editorial highlights from this landmark collection include the following:

  • a collection of Bruce Lee's original writings and drawings about JKD
  • taekwondo pioneer Jhoon Rhee recalls Bruce Lee's early years in America, looking at their decadelong friendship and training partnership
  • Brandon Lee talks about his famous father and being the son of a martial arts legend
  • actor Jason Scott Lee explains the pressures of being a non-martial artist chosen to portray the icon on the silver screen
  • Linda Lee Cadwell reveals rare photos of Bruce Lee working out in a gi and shares a candid account of her late husband's American acting debut in The Green Hornet

  • Robert Lee tries to bridge the gap between his own individuality and the task of carrying on the tradition established by his late brother
  • Linda Lee Cadwell, Bob Wall, Taky Kimura, Dan Lee, Joe Lewis, Ralph Castro, Wally Jay and Black Belt magazine founder Mito Uyehara remember Bruce Lee's impact on their lives and on the martial arts at large
  • Richard Bustillo, Gary Dill, Ted Wong, Herb Jackson, Larry Hartsell, Lamar M. Davis II, Daniel Lee, Taky Kimura and Joe Lewis offer commentaries on lessons they learned from Bruce Lee's philosophical writings
  • William Cheung recounts time spent with Bruce Lee in a rare look at his childhood
  • Dan Inosanto's exclusive, hard-hitting interview in which he calls for a halt to fraudulent use of his teacher's name
  • a balanced look at the debate regarding the claim that Bruce Lee was the father of mixed martial arts
  • Chuck Norris on making Return of the Dragon with Bruce Lee
  • Bruce Lee's "lost" 1971 interview with Canadian journalist Pierre Berton, recorded less than two years before the martial arts icon's death

Black Belt Magazine: The Bruce Lee Collection can be downloaded in six convenient PDF bundles for $69.95 EXCLUSIVELY in the Black Belt Store.

*BRUCE LEE® and the Bruce Lee signature are registered trademarks of Bruce Lee Enterprises, LLC. The Bruce Lee name, image, likeness and all related indicia are intellectual property of Bruce Lee Enterprises, LLC. All Rights Reserved. www.brucelee.com.

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The UFC returned to American network television for the first time in more than two years Saturday on ABC while former featherweight champion Max Holloway returned to his winning ways following two straight losses, earning a unanimous decision over Calvin Kattar in Abu Dhabi. Holloway showed he still has plenty left as a fighter dominating Kattar from the opening bell of the main event with a mix of punches and low kicks.

It appeared as if the former champion might stop his opponent in the fourth round landing a series of vicious body blows followed by hard elbows to the head as a bloodied Kattar sagged against the fence. But Kattar somehow survived managing to keep himself upright through the fifth stanza as well, only to lose a lopsided decision. After dropping his title to Alexander Volkanovski and then losing a controversial rematch, Holloway may have put himself in position for one more crack at the championship following Saturday's impressive performance.

The Legendary Black Belt Magazine Hall of Fame has never before been documented in a single location. Now, you can learn about all the icons that have achieved one of the greatest honors in all of martial arts.

Black Belt Magazine is proud to announce the NEW Member Profiles feature for the Hall of Fame. At the time of this article, the online records account for every inductee from the inaugural year of 1968 all the way through 1990 (upwards of 200 martial artists). The page will be updated continuously and will include every inductee through 2020 in the near future. For now, you can enjoy images and facts about the legendary members for each induction they received before 1991. Take advantage of this never-before-seen opportunity to learn about many of the martial artists who contributed to the lifestyle, culture, and community that every martial artist experiences today.

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UFC pioneer Paul Varelans passed away Saturday in Atlanta, Ga at the age of 51 after battling Covid-19 for more than a month. Varelans had been diagnosed with the virus in December and as his condition worsened he had to be placed on a ventilator in a medically induced coma.

Known as "The Polar Bear" the 6-foot-8-inch 300-pound Varelans debuted back at UFC 6 in 1995. During his career he fought a host of notables including Dan Severn, Mark Kerr and David "Tank" Abbott. Perhaps his most memorable performance came at UFC 7 where he made the finals of an eight-man tournament only to lose to Marco Ruas in a bout that lasted more than 13 straight minutes, one of the longest tournament battles the promotion had ever seen.

Warning: this article is likely to make you equal parts hungry and insanely inspired to train hard. Seriously. Don't blame me if you start doing sit ups with cake in your hands.

Growing up, I loved to be in the kitchen. In fact, I loved cooking almost as much as I loved eating. One of my favorite past times would be to go to the local library and delve deep into the numerous cookbooks they had. My goal wasn't just to idly waste my time however. Eleven-year old me would voraciously read the books in order to learn new cooking techniques and food combinations.

Essentially, I wanted to be able to kick butt in the kitchen like Bobby Flay! One of my favorite cookbooks covered the techniques and recipes as taught by the famed Parisian cooking school Le Cordon Bleu. Bear in mind however, I wasn't born into this world as a French speaking, Savate-kicking Parisian. I was born and raised in the United States and still ate the occasional McDonald's happy meal.

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