The MMA Fighter On A Mission To Expose “Fake Martial Artists” in China (HBO)

Added on Aug 28, 2017 From VICE News

The fight ended before it even began. Police in China swept in and detained controversial Chinese mixed martial arts fighter Xu Xiaodong minutes before his scheduled comeback fight against a Tai Chi master.

The planned fight came just weeks after video of Xu brutally flattening a Tai Chi master went viral - a fight that lasted just about 10 seconds, prompting massive backlash that forced Xu into hiding. Xu, an outspoken self-promoter, has claimed he is on a mission to expose fake masters of traditional martial arts.

VICE News met with Xu at his gym in Beijing earlier this month when he was still preparing for the scheduled battle that ended up not happening.

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VICE News Says:

Aug 28, 2017 - VICE News met with Xu at his gym in Beijing earlier this month when he was still preparing for the scheduled battle that ended up not happening. WATCH NEXT: http://bit.ly/2wdklJB

Safaa Gym Says:

Sep 19, 2018 - Sanda is full contact Chinese martial arts, why he don't go to challenge them instead of Tai Chi?
It's just cheap way to promote a business

maggiemolly111 Says:

Sep 18, 2018 - Is fake the same as ineffective?

foongU Says:

Sep 18, 2018 - Mma not better...if you learn any martial art and use all the ones you learn...your well rounded....and lucky enough to be a bad ass...n no one especially now days are not like that...ppl just turn to mma and be cocky af!......i think overall dominance is muay thai,boxing,wrestling,wushu, wing chun, are the most dominant...just wrestling and muay thai will do damage...idk bout brazilian?

Faint nE Says:

Sep 18, 2018 - 1:22 Myth works for Vice?

Anderson C Says:

Sep 17, 2018 - That is a VERY dangerous route to take. Bruce Lee ran into the same flak but for teaching non-Chinese. This guy WILL get "approached". We might not see him walking around "before too long". :P He had to go into hiding. He might be a "dead man walking (for now)". Can't hide in China. There are eyes everywhere. He'd have to stay in a room and never leave it. :) Get reconstructive facial surgery.

Khairul Adha Says:

Sep 17, 2018 - is this man Queen Guard?

zainuddin brahim Says:

Sep 17, 2018 - i look at him as a very easy target....

zainuddin brahim Says:

Sep 17, 2018 - my advise to him, there will be someone who will bring him.down for good...

zainuddin brahim Says:

Sep 17, 2018 - this mma fighter is also easy to bring iy down cos he uses excessive energy only use body attack opponent e rest is open target for me to enter...seriously.