Find out more about the greatest American Martial Artists, including Ronda Rousey, Brock Lesnar, Chuck Norris, Chris Weidman and Gina Carano.
Bruce LeeBruce Lee
27 November 1940
Actor, Martial Artist
Chuck NorrisChuck Norris
10 March 1940
Martial artist

Steven SeagalSteven Seagal
10 April 1952
Actor

Gina CaranoGina Carano
16 April 1982
Mixed Martial Artist

Shayna BaszlerShayna Baszler
08 August 1980
Mixed Martial Artist

Jim KellyJim Kelly
05 May 1946
Athlete
Benny UrquidezBenny Urquidez
20 June 1952
Choreographer

Jorge MasvidalJorge Masvidal
12 November 1984
Mixed martial artist, Boxer

Olivia MunnOlivia Munn
03 July 1980
Actress
Tyron WoodleyTyron Woodley
17 April 1982
Mixed martial artist

Donald CerroneDonald Cerrone
29 March 1983
Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer, Boxer, Thai boxer
Daniel CormierDaniel Cormier
20 March 1979
Amateur wrestler, Mixed martial artist

Nate DiazNate Diaz
16 April 1985
Mixed martial artist, Brazilian jiu-jitsu

Chael SonnenChael Sonnen
03 April 1977
Mixed martial artist, Podcaster, Promoter,

Joseph BenavidezJoseph Benavidez
31 July 1984
Mixed martial artist

Anthony PettisAnthony Pettis
27 January 1987
Mixed martial artist, Taekwondo athlete
Frank DuxFrank Dux
13 July 1956
Sportsperson, Actor, Screenwriter

Urijah FaberUrijah Faber
14 May 1979
Mixed martial artist

Kelvin GastelumKelvin Gastelum
24 October 1991
Mixed martial artist

Demetrious JohnsonDemetrious Johnson
13 August 1986
mixed martial artist
Randy CoutureRandy Couture
22 June 1963
Film actor, Actor, Mixed martial artist, Military

Chuck LiddellChuck Liddell
17 December 1969
Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer, Karateka
Nick DiazNick Diaz
02 August 1983
Mixed martial artist, Brazilian jiu-jitsu

Quinton JacksonQuinton Jackson
20 June 1978
Professional wrestler, Actor, Mixed martial

Mark DacascosMark Dacascos
26 February 1964
Actor
Cary-Hiroyuki TagawaCary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
27 September 1950
Actor, Film producer, Film actor, Television

B.J. PennB.J. Penn
13 December 1978
Mixed martial artist, Writer, Brazilian jiu-jitsu
Michelle WatersonMichelle Waterson
06 January 1986
Mixed martial artist, Model, Karateka

Robbie LawlerRobbie Lawler
20 March 1982
Mixed martial artist, Karateka

Johnny Yong BoschJohnny Yong Bosch
06 January 1976
Actor
William ZabkaWilliam Zabka
20 October 1965
Actor

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Will Yun LeeWill Yun Lee
22 March 1971
Actor
Dan HendersonDan Henderson
24 August 1970
Amateur wrestler, Mixed martial artist

Uriah HallUriah Hall
31 July 1984
Mixed martial artist, Karateka, Kickboxer

Clay GuidaClay Guida
08 December 1981
Mixed martial artist, Carpenter

Eddie BravoEddie Bravo
15 May 1970
Writer
Cat ZinganoCat Zingano
01 July 1982
Mixed martial artist
Rashad EvansRashad Evans
25 September 1979
Mixed martial artist

Bruce BufferBruce Buffer
21 May 1957
Announcer, Kickboxer

Mike PolchlopekMike Polchlopek
27 December 1963
Professional Wrestler

Josh BarnettJosh Barnett
10 November 1977
Professional wrestler, Mixed martial artist, Thai
Frank MirFrank Mir
24 May 1979
Mixed martial artist, Karateka, Thai boxer

Forrest GriffinForrest Griffin
01 July 1979
Mixed martial artist

Ben RothwellBen Rothwell
17 October 1981
Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer

Johny HendricksJohny Hendricks
12 September 1983
Mixed martial artist, Amateur wrestler

Benson HendersonBenson Henderson
16 November 1983
Amateur wrestler, Mixed martial artist, Taekwondo
Matt SerraMatt Serra
02 June 1974
Mixed martial artist

War MachineWar Machine
30 November 1981
mixed martial artist, actor, Adult Film Star
Dan SevernDan Severn
08 June 1958
Professional wrestler, Judoka, Mixed martial

Wong Jack ManWong Jack Man
1941 AD
martial artist

Tank AbbottTank Abbott
26 April 1965
Mixed martial artist, Professional wrestler
Frank ShamrockFrank Shamrock
08 December 1972
Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer

Matt HamillMatt Hamill
05 October 1976
Amateur wrestler, Mixed martial artist
Don FryeDon Frye
23 November 1965
Professional wrestler, Actor, Judoka, Mixed

Gene LeBellGene LeBell
09 October 1932
Judoka

Billy BlanksBilly Blanks
01 September 1955
Martial artist

Austin St. JohnAustin St. John
17 September 1974
Actor

Carlos ConditCarlos Condit
26 April 1984
Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer
Rener GracieRener Gracie
10 November 1983
 

Joe SchillingJoe Schilling
13 January 1984
Boxer, Kickboxer, Mixed martial artist, Thai boxer

Neil Brown Jr.Neil Brown Jr.
19 June 1980
Actor

Mark ColemanMark Coleman
20 December 1964
Mixed martial artist, Amateur wrestler,
Linden AshbyLinden Ashby
23 May 1960
Actor, Television actor, Karateka, Taekwondo

Cynthia RothrockCynthia Rothrock
08 March 1957
Actor, Taekwondo athlete, Karateka
Michael DudikoffMichael Dudikoff
08 October 1954
Actor

Josh ThomsonJosh Thomson
21 September 1978
Mixed martial artist

Brandon VeraBrandon Vera
10 October 1977
Mixed martial artist, Military personnel
Cub SwansonCub Swanson
02 November 1983
Mixed martial artist

Joshua WaitzkinJoshua Waitzkin
04 December 1976
Chess player
David RamseyDavid Ramsey
17 November 1971
Actor

Tim SylviaTim Sylvia
05 March 1976
Mixed martial artist

Rich FranklinRich Franklin
05 October 1974
Mixed martial artist, Teacher
Thomas Ian GriffithThomas Ian Griffith
18 March 1962
Actor

Cung LeCung Le
25 May 1972
Actor, Combat sport, Screenwriter, Kickboxer,
Chris LebenChris Leben
21 July 1980
Mixed martial artist

Stephan BonnarStephan Bonnar
04 April 1977
Mixed martial artist, Taekwondo athlete

Jake ShieldsJake Shields
09 January 1979
Mixed martial artist

Taylor WilyTaylor Wily
30 November 1967
Actor
Kenny FlorianKenny Florian
26 May 1976
Association football player, Mixed martial artist,
Dustin NguyenDustin Nguyen
17 September 1962
Actor, Television actor, Taekwondo athlete

Todd DuffeeTodd Duffee
06 December 1985
Mixed martial artist

Jody HillJody Hill
15 October 1976
Film director

Gilbert MelendezGilbert Melendez
12 April 1982
Mixed martial artist, Thai boxer
Nate MarquardtNate Marquardt
20 April 1979
Mixed martial artist

Keith JardineKeith Jardine
31 October 1975
Mixed martial artist, Actor

Gray MaynardGray Maynard
09 May 1979
Mixed martial artist

Jon FitchJon Fitch
24 February 1978
Mixed martial artist

Bo SvensonBo Svenson
13 February 1941
Actor
Jeff MonsonJeff Monson
18 January 1971
Mixed martial artist, Boxer

Rikki RockettRikki Rockett
08 August 1961
Drummer
Phillip RheePhillip Rhee
07 September 1960
Actor

Konishiki YasokichiKonishiki Yasokichi
31 December 1963
Rikishi, Musician
Cole MillerCole Miller
26 April 1984
Mixed martial artist
William Clay Ford, Jr.William Clay Ford, Jr.
03 May 1957
Entrepreneur