Benny Urquidez

Benny Urquidez



Benny Urquidez is an American martial artist, actor, and stuntman. He is widely known for his martial arts skills and has been nicknamed "The Jet" and "The Champ". Urquidez started his martial arts training at the age of five and has since become a master of several styles including kickboxing, karate, judo, kung fu, and tae kwon do. He has also trained in boxing, wrestling, and jiu-jitsu.

Urquidez is the founder of the World Kickboxing Association and the IKF (International Kickboxing Federation). He also created the International Combat Martial Arts Unions (ICMAU) and the World Combat Martial Arts Federation (WCMAF). He is also the author of The Jet's Kickboxing Workout.

Urquidez has competed in many kickboxing tournaments and has won a number of titles. He is a nine-time world champion in the middleweight and light heavyweight divisions and has won the WKA (World Kickboxing Association) World Title six times. He has also won the ISKA (International Sport Karate Association) World Title four times. In addition, he was inducted into the Black Belt Hall of Fame in 1985.

Urquidez has acted in numerous films and television shows. He appeared in the films Black Belt Jones, Karate Kid III, and The Last Dragon. He also appeared in the television shows Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, Walker, Texas Ranger, Martial Law, and Pacific Blue. In addition, he has appeared in numerous commercials, music videos, and video games.

Urquidez has worked as a stuntman in many films and television shows. He has performed stunts in films such as The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, and Mission: Impossible III.

Urquidez has been featured in many magazines such as Black Belt, Inside Kung Fu, and Karate/Kung Fu Illustrated. He has also been featured on the cover of several martial arts magazines and is the subject of many martial arts instructional DVDs.

Urquidez is considered a martial arts legend and is widely respected for his martial arts skills and his commitment to the martial arts community. He is an inspiration to generations of martial artists and is seen as an example of hard work, dedication, and excellence.


June 20, 1952

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