Podcast: Cung Le on SRN 'Rewind'
was that that rare martial arts sensation before there was mixed
martial arts. The native of Vietnam took his adopted hometown of
San Jose, California by storm with matinee idol looks, an adonis
physique, and a cinema-grade repertoire of spinning kicks, body
scissor takedowns, and hard punches in the rings of San Shou.
You could say mixed martial arts was sort of a mid-life crisis
challenge for Le, and at 41, he finds himself representing the
sport's leading organization as the UFC dips its toe into the vast
waters of the Chinese fight market as the Dana White-esque
ringleader of “Ultimate Fighter: China,” a venture as rich with
growing pains as it is with potential.
From the silver screen to the San Shou ring to the Octagon, the
Vietnam refugee has truly mixed the martial arts, and capitalized
on the opportunities they present to inspire.
On the latest Sherdog Radio Network "Rewind," host Jack Encarnacao
welcomes Le to the Sunday Sitdown for in-depth chat about his
upbringing and his coming up, the art of the spinning attack, and
where the future of the sport is pointed as it embarks on new
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