South China Morning Post
How Bruce Lee and street fighting in Hong Kong helped create MMA
May 21, 2019 | Sport
A growing group of enthusiasts are staking out the city’s claim that the true creator of MMA is Bruce Lee. In the opening frames of 1973’s Enter the Dragon, Lee and Sammo Hung Kam-bo slug it out in an organised contest at Hong Kong's Ching Chun Koon Temple. Somehow looking the personification of “cool” despite being decked out in his curious kempo gloves and era-defining shorts, Lee wins the fight with his unique version of an “armbar”.