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Jim Kelly Flashback: Exclusive Interview With the Karate Superstar

The Co-Star of Enter the Dragon Was Ready to Take on the World in 1975!

This article first appeared in the December 1975 issue of Fighting Stars, a sister publication of Black Belt.

"After this year, I will be the No. 1 Black star, and in three years, I'll be the No. 1 worldwide box-office champion — Black or white."

One doesn't interview Jim Kelly; it's more like a confrontation, with the writer firing questions and Kelly kicking and punching back answers.

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