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American actor David Carradine has been found dead, hanging by a nylon rope in a hotel room closet in Bangkok, Thailand, according a Thai police official. David Carradine became famous in the 1970s after starring in the television series "Kung Fu." David Carradine became famous in the 1970s after starring in the television series "Kung Fu." more photos Carradine, who became famous in the 1970s when he starred as traveling Shaolin monk Kwai Chang Caine in the television series "Kung Fu," was 72.


ALEXANDRIA -- Karate Kicks around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday was the wrong place and the wrong time for a Ball man. But for a Pineville woman, it was the right location and the right timing. A group of karate students had just completed a judo test at the studio on Jackson Street in Alexandria when they saw a sport utility vehicle quickly pull into the parking lot, running over the curb. Those inside the studio thought the vehicle was going to keep going through the window of the studio building, so they rushed outside, but the SUV bounced back.


Don't make fun of Bobby Lashley and his pro wrestling background. The former WWE star said he was incensed by the fact that his opponent Mike Cook came to the cage in a lucha libre mask a la Nacho Libre.


If you only catch one fight from the Bellator Fighting Championships, held in Chicago on Friday night, watch Kerry Vera's unanimous decision over Leslie Smith. The two women engaged in a brutal, nonstop slugfest. Vera, the wife of UFC fighter Brandon Vera, had her debut tonight, though she had fought in kickboxing matches in the past. Her kicks were as brutal as her husbands, and she was unrelenting for the entire fight. Leslie Smith, in just her second pro bout, had several memorable exchanges, including one where she caught Vera's leg and waylaid her with punches.


A mixed martial arts fighter and his wife have been found shot to death in their Southern California home, authorities said. The bodies of Justin Levens and Sarah McLean-Levens were found Wednesday afternoon in their Laguna Niguel condominium by the woman's mother, who then called authorities, according to Jim Amormino, a spokesman for the Orange County Sheriff's Department.


In a sudden change of heart, UFC president Dana White said that he's willing to promote women's fighting. Neil Davidson of the Canadian Press reported that White told fans during a Q & A session in Toronto that he is interested female fighter Gina Carano. White said that he would welcome Carano (pictured on the right) to fight under Zuffa's World Extreme Cagefighting banne Carano's previous promoter, EliteXC went out of business three weeks ago. Unless there's some unforeseen legal hurdles, Carano is a free agent. On CBS, she was a ratings monsters drawing a combined 10 million-plus viewers in two fights against Kaitlin Young and Kelly Kobold that ranked amongst the top 10 highest viewed fights in mixed martial arts history.


A karateka ex-boyfriend of Stella's has some sweet moves in this episode of how I met your mother. He does a combo on Ted, then tells Ted to be careful of waving his hands - because he "just reacts". "Be alert, stay alive" - something like that.


The first 3 Karate Kid Movies are available on hulu.com. You can watch them free, and legally. Get your fix of Mr Miyagi and Daniel Laruso. Oh, and how is your "Crane Kick" coming along?

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