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June 19th, 2015, 3:10 am #121

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Forevermoreless
Forevermoreless

November 7th, 2015, 8:00 am #122

Hey thanks for that article, never read that before, good stuff from Chuck. I'll have to read up on this cat Delgado.
Dan Inosanto is one of the most revered guys in martial arts, a real gentleman. He has said in print interviews: "Without naming names, I can say that Bruce sparred with the top names in tournaments, and they were not match for him. While I didn't see him spar with Joe Lewis, others (credible witnesses) have told me, "It was like Ali (that would be Bruce) against a Golden Gloves boxer (that would be Joe, strictly no contest" A Los Angeles sports writer visited when Bruce was training with Mike Stone, Chuck Norris.... possibly also Joe Lewis. You can hear this in some of BL documentaries where he reads from the newspaper account: "This guy Bruce Lee handles these guys like playthings. It's really scary." (paraphrasing).
Btw, Joe Lewis was featured in Ring magazine, that he was going to be the heavyweight boxing champ. He 'liked to fight because he liked blood.' So just using boxing skills, JL would be no match for BL. James DeMIle has said, "Bruce had two modes. One was for play, when he didn't respect a guy's ability. The second was serious, and he would shut the guy down immediately."
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November 7th, 2015, 9:43 pm #123

What is the point of this type of talk? Bruce Lee vs Joe Lewis, Bruce Lee vs Chuck Norris, Bruce Lee vs Ronda Rousey...who cares?
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Sleepinghandsum
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November 8th, 2015, 10:15 am #124

I don't believe Lewis was envious of Norris, starring in corny Total Gym infomercials and riding on Sly Stallone's roided out shoulders in Expendables 2, endorsing right-wing nuts, being mocked nightly by Conan O'brien. It's safe to say Norris is not quite icon status.
Just an opinion... Lewis could have been envious of Norris' bank account.
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Sleepinghandsum
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November 8th, 2015, 10:22 am #125

Hey thanks for that article, never read that before, good stuff from Chuck. I'll have to read up on this cat Delgado.
I suppose that Delgado had faced Joe Lewis, Chuck Norris, etc. in tournaments? So if he said that BL was the toughest guy he'd ever faced, that's a comment on the other guys.
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ForeverOK
ForeverOK

November 8th, 2015, 10:31 am #126

What is the point of this type of talk? Bruce Lee vs Joe Lewis, Bruce Lee vs Chuck Norris, Bruce Lee vs Ronda Rousey...who cares?
One, this is a Bruce Lee site, so some people would care, some may not! Two, there is the 'historical' interest, since there have been charges by some people of that era that Bruce was not a real fighter. If he was just a good screen fighter, well, that would make him OK as a movie star. However, if he was a real fighter, that makes him unique in movie history. I think it was one (or two) of the ETD producers who said, "Had Bruce lived, he would be untouchable by any other action star, because he could really do it. No quick cuts." If BL was just a screen star, that makes him interesting. But if he was the real deal, that puts him in a different league. The question whether he was the real deal as a fighter may not matter to some, but it matters to others.
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Joined: January 17th, 2014, 1:19 am

November 9th, 2015, 3:35 am #127

It's just going around in circles.
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Sam
Sam

November 9th, 2015, 6:35 am #128

Merry-go-round. LoL
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Joined: January 17th, 2014, 1:19 am

February 10th, 2018, 9:33 pm #129


When he was invited to the championship?
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February 11th, 2018, 2:01 am #130

If there was, would Bruce Lee have a different opinion on the "sport" of fighting?
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