Sunday, June 30, 2013

IN MEMORY OF: Jim Kelly (May 5, 1946 - June 29, 2013)

It was with sadness I report that martial artist/actor/cultural icon Jim Kelly passed away yesterday at the age of 67. Below are 2 vidclips from his movies and one interview.

Jim Kelly as "Williams" vs Shek Kin as "Mr. Han" from "Enter the Dragon"

From "Three the Hard Way"

Interview from July 24, 2011 

Jim Kelly of "Enter The Dragon" talks MMA, Martial Arts, Bruce Lee & More MMA Mutants. The legendary Jim Kelly joins the MMA Mutants for an in-depth discussion on his personal evolution as martial artist, the rise of MMA, Boxing vs. MMA, traditional martial arts vs. MMA and of course Bruce Lee. Fighters discussed include Jim Kelly, Joe Lewis, Benny Urquidez, Anderson Silva, GSP, Fedor, Roy Jones, James Toney, Ken Shamrock, and Bruce Lee.

My deepest condolences to the family, friends, associates and students of Grandmaster Jim Kelly.

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