The Wolf And The Shepherd / Kickboxing With Cung Le

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Cung Le is a Vietnamese-born American actor, retired mixed martial artist, Sanshou fighter and kickboxer who fought in the UFC. He is a former International Kickboxing Federation Light Heavyweight World Champion, having a professional kickboxing record of 17–0 before moving to mixed martial arts.

Le is perhaps best known in mixed martial arts for competing in Strikeforce, holding a record of 7–1 with the organization before its demise. He was a stand-up fighter who utilized his Sanshou background to pressure his opponents with unorthodox strikes. He was perhaps best known for his use of the spinning back kick and spinning backfist, which he used in multiple fights.

Le has appeared in several films and TV shows, including Walker, Texas Ranger, Tekken, NCIS Los Angeles, Hawaii Five-O, and The Ultimate Fighter: China.