Famous American Kickboxers

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Gina Carano
(Actress, Mixed Martial Artist)
Gina Carano
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Birthdate: April 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States

A former mixed martial artist, Gina Carano went on to become an actress; she uses her martial arts skills to perform stunts in popular action movies. Before becoming an actress, she was quite popular in the MMA scene, being termed the face of women's MMA. In 2008, she was named in a Top 10 Influential Women list.

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Ronda Rousey
(First American Female to Earn an Olympic Medal in Judo)
Ronda Rousey
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Birthdate: February 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Riverside, California, United States

A professional WWE wrestler, Ronda Rousey was the first UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion and also the first woman to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. Earlier, she became the first US woman to win an Olympic medal in judo. Amongst the greatest female MMA fighter, Ronda has also appeared in films like The Expendables 3 and Furious 7.

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Miesha Tate
(American Professional Mixed Martial Artist and Former UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion)
Miesha Tate
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Birthdate: August 18, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States
MMA fighter Miesha Tate is a former UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion. She is best known for her grappling skills. Following her retirement, she works as the vice president of ONE Championship and lives in Singapore. She has also graced the covers of fitness magazines such as Fitness Gurls.
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 4 
Benny Urquidez
(American Former Professional Kickboxer)
Benny Urquidez
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Birthdate: June 20, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, United States

Benny Urquidez is an American actor, martial arts choreographer, and kickboxer. One of the pioneers of full-contact karate in the United States, Urquidez held six world titles in five weight divisions during his illustrious 27-year career. In 1978, he was named Competitor of the Year by Black Belt magazine. Benny Urquidez has also played important roles in films like 1408.

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Raymond Daniels
(American Kickboxer and Mixed Martial Artist)
Raymond Daniels
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Birthdate: April 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sun Valley, Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Mighty Mo
(Former American Samoan Kickboxer, Bare Knuckle Boxer, Boxer and Mixed Martial Artist)
Mighty Mo
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Birthdate: October 8, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pago Pago, American Samoa
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Bill Wallace
(American Former Professional Kickboxer Known for His Adept Use of High-Speed Leg Kicks)
Bill Wallace
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Birthdate: December 1, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Portland, Indiana, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Joe Lewis
(American Martial Artist, Actor, Karateka, and Kickboxer)
Joe Lewis
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Birthdate: March 7, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Knightdale, North Carolina, United States
Died: August 31, 2012
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Bob Sapp
(Mixed Martial Artist, Kickboxer and Professional Wrestler)
Bob Sapp
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Birthdate: September 22, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Patrick Smith
(American Kickboxer and Mixed Martial Artist)
Patrick Smith
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Birthdate: August 28, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coalgate, Oklahoma, United States
Died: June 18, 2019
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Tiffany van Soest
(American Muay Thai kickboxer)
Tiffany van Soest
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Birthdate: March 20, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Torrance, California, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 12 
Cris Cyborg
(One of the Greatest Female Mixed Martial Artists of All Time)
Cris Cyborg
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Birthdate: July 9, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Curitiba, Brazil
Brazilian MMA fighter Cris Cyborg currently competes for Bellator MMA and is the reigning Bellator Women's Featherweight World Champion. She has also won the Strikeforce, UFC, and Invicta FC World Featherweight Championships, this becoming the only MMA Grand Slam champion, having won all four major MMA titles.
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Rick Roufus
(American Retired Kickboxer)
Rick Roufus
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Birthdate: June 3, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Maurice Smith
(Americam Mixed Martial Artist and Kickboxer)
Maurice Smith
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Birthdate: December 13, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Dennis Alexio
(Former Professional Kickboxer)
Dennis Alexio
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Birthdate: March 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vacaville, California, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Janet Todd
(American Muay Thai Kickboxer)
Janet Todd
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Birthdate: December 12, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hermosa Beach, California, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Guy Mezger
(American Mixed Martial Artist, Full-Contact Karate Practitioner and Kickboxer)
Guy Mezger
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Birthdate: January 1, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Joe Schilling
(American Professional Muay Thai Kickboxer and Mixed Martial Artist)
Joe Schilling
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Birthdate: January 13, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 19 
Kathy Long
(American Kickboxer, Mixed Martial Artist, and Actress)
Kathy Long
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Birthdate: April 21, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 20 
Jerry Trimble
(American Actor and Former World Kickboxing Champion)
Jerry Trimble
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Birthdate: May 12, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newport, Kentucky, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Dewey Cooper
(American Former Kickboxer and Boxer)
Dewey Cooper
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Birthdate: November 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Sylvie von Duuglas-Ittu
(American Muay Thai Fighter)
Sylvie von Duuglas-Ittu
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Birthdate: November 3, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boulder, Colorado, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Kevin Rosier
(American Kickboxer, Boxer and Mixed Martial Artist)
Kevin Rosier
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Birthdate: January 6, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: April 14, 2015
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Cyrus Washington
(American Kickboxer, Taekwondo, Muay Thai and Lethwei Fighter)
Cyrus Washington
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Birthdate: October 28, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Fredia Gibbs
(American Professional Kickboxer and Boxer)
Fredia Gibbs
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Birthdate: July 8, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Howard Jackson
(Former World Kickboxing Champion, a World Muay Thai Champion and a World Rated Karate Point Fighter)
Howard Jackson
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Birthdate: June 27, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: March 7, 2006
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Troy Dorsey
(Former American Boxer and Kickboxer)
Troy Dorsey
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Birthdate: November 19, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mansfield, Texas, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Graciela Casillas
(American Former Boxer and Kickboxer)
Graciela Casillas
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Birthdate: 1957 AD
Birthplace: Oxnard, California, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Dale Cook
(American Former Kickboxer and Actor)
Dale Cook
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Birthdate: November 24, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Karapet Karapetyan
(Armenian-Dutch Kickboxer)
Karapet Karapetyan
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Birthdate: November 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Héctor Echavarría
(American Actor and Martial Artist)
Héctor Echavarría
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Birthdate: December 6, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Corrientes, Argentina
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Elvis Gashi
(Kosovan-American Kickboxer)
Elvis Gashi
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Birthdate: December 12, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Peja, Kosovo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Bonnie Canino
(American Boxer and Kickboxer)
Bonnie Canino
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Birthdate: January 11, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Florida, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)