Add to that list Tony Jaa, Scott Adkins, Dolph Lundgren, Dave Bautista and Sammo Hung and you've got yourself a party! Check out these fun sneak peeks!

On Wednesday, August 27, 2014, we posted a behind-the-scenes video of martial artist and film/TV actor Michael Jai White during his off time working with young students at Victory Dojo & Fitness in Burbank, California. That post was a huge hit! Thanks to everyone who liked the post on BlackBeltMag.com and on the Black Belt Facebook page, it's become one of our most "viral" videos in recent memory. It's no wonder, then, that the Black Belt editors chose Michael Jai White as the cover story for the magazine's upcoming October/November 2014 issue! Until that issue comes out in late September, though, here are some sneak peeks of upcoming martial arts movies featuring not only Michael Jai White but also a veritable smorgasbord of martial arts legends! Among these martial arts movie offerings you'll find MMA fighter Georges St-Pierre, Don "The Dragon" Wilson, Cynthia Rothrock and Donnie Yen.


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Michael Jai White in "Falcon Rising" — Release Date: September 5, 2014

According to the Falcon Rising Facebook page, Michael Jai White stars as John "Falcon" Chapman, an ex-Marine anti-hero tortured by a terrible secret. When he learns his sister has been brutally beaten in Brazil, he delves into an underground world of drugs, prostitution and police corruption to hunt down and destroy her attackers.

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Dolph Lundgren, Tony Jaa and Michael Jai White in "Skin Trade" — Release Date: 2015

Skin Trade plunges viewers into the harsh world of human trafficking. After his family is killed by the Serbian boss of a global crime syndicate, New York City detective Nick Cassidy (portrayed by Dolph Lundgren) teams up with Bangkok cop Tony Vitayaku (Tony Jaa) to get revenge and take down the sinister organization.

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Donnie Yen and Sammo Hung in "14 Blades" — U.S. Release Date: August 22, 2014

More than four years after opening in Asia, the Donnie Yen film 14 Blades finally debuted in America on August 22, 2014. According to TwitchFilm.com, the release will be brief and small scale, followed by a home-video release shortly thereafter. This kung fu thriller set during the Ming dynasty centers on a secret service agent (Yen) in the emperor's court who is betrayed and then hunted by his colleagues, according to the film's IMDb page.

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Georges St-Pierre, Tony Jaa, Scott Adkins and Dave Bautista in "Kickboxer" — Release Date: 2015

According to Vice.com offshoot Fightland, this reboot of the 1989 Jean Claude Van Damme movie Kickboxer will be filmed in 3-D. Additionally, its impressive cast will potentially bring 20 different disciplines of traditional martial arts training to the screen!

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Don "The Dragon" Wilson and Cynthia Rothrock in "The Martial Arts Kid" — Release Date: 2014

According to the IMDb page for The Martial Arts Kid, the plot of this Kickstarter-funded film stars Don "The Dragon" Wilson and Cynthia Rothrock focuses on a troubled teen from Cleveland (played by Jansen Panettiere) who learns martial arts to gain confidence and self-defense skills to protect himself against relentless bullies. According to the film's Facebook page, the film also features Bill "Superfoot" Wallace!

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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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When it comes to grappling arts most people have heard of Judo, Ju-Jitsu, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Sambo, and Sumo. The dynamic art of Shuaijiao, though it is not as well known as the others, should be.

What is Shuaijiao?

Shuaijiao (also spelled Shuai-Chiao) is a Chinese martial art that is approximately four thousand years old. Shuaijiao was born in a time of warfare long ago when to fall on the battlefield meant likely to never get up, and in that spirit, the curriculum of Shuaijiao focuses on throwing in a variety of ways. It is a standup grappling style, meaning that although there are hip throws, leg sweeps, and hand techniques, like many other arts, there is no ground grappling. The goal of Shuaijiao is to end up in a dominant position standing.

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In the main event, bantamweight kickboxer Capitan Petchyindee Academy challenges ONE Bantamweight Kickboxing World Champion Alaverdi "Babyface Killer" Ramazanov for his crown.

The Thai challenger has a chip on his shoulder for this contest. Capitan mentioned that he wants to prove all of his doubters wrong with a title-winning performance on Friday in a video detailing the matchup.

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