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Frank Dux is a name that became so world renowned in the underground fight world that it had to be immortalized by the 1988 motion picture entitled Bloodsport. The film was based upon his early life achievements and was responsible for launching the acting career of Jean-Claude Van Damme. It is a globally popular cult classic attributed to the inspiring story of Frank Dux. It implemented a new, realistic fight choreography that many Hollywood film makers adopted and use today.

A third generation descendant of intelligence agents and covert operatives, Frank Dux possessed the network, technical knowledge and experience to have built a highly distinguished reputation for himself as an independent contract agent by successfully completing what many intelligence agencies and film aficionados describe as Mission Impossible.

From 1975 through 1980, Frank Dux honed his personal protection skills to the point it transformed him into the truly first Ultimate Fighting Champion, reigning as Kokuryukai World Full Contact Kumite Champion; retiring undefeated and having establishing 16 world records, many of which have been standing for over a quarter of a century. As a result, Frank got Inducted into five Martial Arts Halls of Fame as a “Living Legend.”

Frank Dux coached and produced 25 regional, national and world champions in Full Contact Martial Arts. His last world record occurred in April of 1993, when after a thirteen year hiatus and retirement, with 40,000 spectators and millions watching the telecast, Frank Dux became the first and only human being to punch through bullet proof glass at the International Martial Arts Festival at Bercy Stadium, Paris, France.