Lazy Sunday Link Dump: Sweep the Leg edition

Karate documentary Empty Hand – The Real Karate Kids is finally touring, and it looks awesome. Until it reaches our neck of the woods:

  • Liberal MP Justin Trudeau upset Conservative Senator and martial artist Patrick Brazeau in a highly anticipated charity boxing event/grudge match. I think this is how the Americans should settle the Republican primaries. [The National Post]
  • Remember the Iranian ninja women? Yeah, they’re still being awesome. [Global Post]
  • Muay Thai champion Orono Wor Petchpun talks about how he plans to transition to MMA. [Bloody Elbow]
  • The MMA scene in India is burgeoning and the BBC attended a recent fight night for this wicked photo essay. [BBC UK]
  • Nice tips from one of the best in the game: Greg Jackson shares his insights on how to train properly for MMA. No word on how to get yourself some fans, though. [UFC]
  • A tip of the fedora to “boxing’s human encyclopedia” Bert Sugar, who passed away at age 75. [The New York Times]
  • Can The Raid‘s Iko Uwais do for Indonesian Silat what Tony Jaa did for Muay Thai? If you’re overdosed on wirework and CGI’d fight scenes, Uwais’s gritty action scenes is the antidote. [Toronto.com]

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