SCMP Sport Series

Martial Arts in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has a healthy claim to being the birthplace of modern mixed martial arts. One of the sport’s earliest progenitors was Bruce Lee and his jeet kune do fight style, but there was a time when Hong Kong was the epicentre of global MMA, with one of the earliest professional fight leagues attracting some of the biggest names in martial arts.

Updated: 8 Sep 2020