Xu Xiadong

A recently released video shows controversial Chinese mixed martial artist and sometimes political dissident Xu Xiaodong back in action last week knocking out yet another traditional Chinese martial arts challenger. Xu took on Chen Yong, who claimed to be a master of Wu style tai chi chuan, at an outdoor setting in Guangzhou, China.

Chen had been clamoring for the fight against Xu, who has made a name for himself by knocking out kung fu practitioners in challenge matches and decrying traditional martial arts online, for more than a year but had repeatedly postponed their bout. He probably should have continued the postponements as the "fight" lasted only 10 seconds with Xu feeling his opponent out with a couple of kicks, then landing a left jab that had Chen stumbling back against the cage and instantly quitting.

11.28.2020 | Xu Xiaodong TKO Tai Chi Master Chen Yong in 5 seconds www.youtube.com


How will you perform at the moment of truth?

What's going to happen to you physically and emotionally in a real fight where you could be injured or killed? Will you defend yourself immediately, hesitate during the first few critical seconds of the fight, or will you be so paralyzed with fear that you won't be able to move at all? The answer is - you won't know until you can say, "Been there, done that." However, there is a way to train for that fearful day.

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Mynewsla.com reported that a group of people playing basketball in Grijalva Park at the time of the assault recognized Vivona from his previous harassment of Kokumai and surrounded him until a nearby police officer arrived to make an arrest. The incident with Kokumai, who is slated to represent the United States in this summer's Tokyo Olympics, gained widespread notice after she posted a video of it on social media in an effort to increase awareness about the growing threat of anti-Asian racism.


John Wayne Parr will make his highly anticipated ONE Championship debut against Nieky Holzken at ONE on TNT III on Wednesday, April 21.

The ONE Super Series Muay Thai bout will be contested at a catchweight.

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Holzken is the current #1-ranked lightweight kickboxing contender.

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