Friday, March 07, 2014

Joe Lewis would've been 70 today!

Happy Birthday Joe Lewis! He would've been 70 today!

My previous entries on Joe Lewis:

Posting a video tonight in Joe Lewis' honor... his fight vs Greg Baines

... It features rare footage of the first Knockout in full contact fighting in North America. This historic video tells the story of how Joe Lewis, who was training with Bruce Lee at the time, bucked convention and moved the sport into the future by fighting in the first full contact fight in north america against Greg Baines. The year was 1070 the event was the first US pro Team championships promoted by Lee Faulkner.

This historic event forever shaped the future of martial arts sports by, for the first time, allowing the fighters to fight to a knockout.

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