In the late 1980s, Mike Tyson, the former heavyweight champion of the world, visited a zoo. While there, he noticed that one of the gorillas was bullying all of the other primates. In a fit of anger, Tyson reportedly offered the zookeeper $10,000 to open the gorilla cage so he could go in and punch […]
Steve Irwin Paid for One of His Security Guards to Train for MMA in the United States. Kyle Noke, the Security Guard, Went on to Fight in the UFC.
While we’re used to seeing Steve Irwin wrestle crocs, we can see him practicing takedowns. Delving deeper into Irwin’s martial arts history yields some more intriguing nuggets, most notably the impact he had on the career of former UFC fighter Kyle Noke. But how did Irwin help Kyle Noke reach his full potential as an
Jet Li Turned Down a Role in “The Matrix Reloaded” because Hollywood Producers Wanted to Record and Copy All of His Martial Arts Moves Into a Digital Library with All Rights Going to Them.
Jet Li is the perfect fit for The Matrix franchise. Li nailed all the elements of the mind-bending sci-fi series by The Wachowskis, which debuted in 1999 and featured brooding heroes with insane martial arts prowess. But did you know that Li turned down a role in The Matrix Reloaded? Hollywood producers wanted to record
Jet Li Turned Down a Role in “The Matrix Reloaded” because Hollywood Producers Wanted to Record and Copy All of His Martial Arts Moves Into a Digital Library with All Rights Going to Them. Read More »
An Enforcer is an Unofficial Role in Ice Hockey. Their Job is to Deter Dirty and Violent Plays by the Opposition with More Violence.
Ice hockey is believed to have evolved from simple stick and ball games that were played in the 18th century. It is one of the sports featured in the Winter Olympics and is governed by the International Ice Hockey Federation. While there are many roles in the game, did you know that enforcers are not
Al Rosen, the Baseball Player, was also an Amateur Boxer Known for Challenging Anyone Who Insulted His Heritage.
Albert Leonard Rosen, nicknamed Flip and The Hebrew Hammer, was a right-handed slugger and third baseman for the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball for ten seasons in the 1940s and 1950s. Did Al Rosen Have a Temper? Al Rosen, a baseball player, was an amateur boxer who challenged anyone who insulted his heritage or
Muhammad Ali Described Joe Frazier as an Uncle Tom, Several People Started Threatening Frazier and Went as Far as Bullying His Children
On October 1, 1975, at the Araneta Coliseum in Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines, WBA, WBC, and the ring heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali faced Joe Frazier for the world heavyweight championship for the third and last time. But did you know what happened to Muhammad Alis and Joe Frazier’s Friendship? Many people turned against Joe Frazier
Ramon Sosa is a successful businessman and former professional boxer in the United States. He has competed in over 100 amateur fights and also ran two gyms in Houston, Texas. While his life may seem fine from our point of view, there are secrets in his marriage that would shake you to the core. In
Algeria has battled lawlessly over the years the economic struggles of their country like suppression of the state, lack of jobs for the people, and tension on borders. Having strict marshals that supervise the country, young men found a scapegoat through sheep fighting. What was it? And how was this done? Sheep fighting is not
Mike Tyson is known to be quite the character. Throughout his life, he has accomplished a lot and at the same time found the most unusual things to do. But did you know at one point in his life, he offered money to a zookeep so that he could punch a gorilla? In the late
Mike Tyson was the dominant force in heavyweight boxing for over a decade, and no one could beat him. He possessed incredible strength, but he also possessed excellent boxing skills. Tyson had to go through a lot of grueling training to get to where he was. But did you know about his strict training routine?