Frank Dux Biography
Frank Dux was born on the 6 April 1956, in Toronto, Canada, and is a martial artist and fight choreographer, perhaps best known as a former World Heavyweight Full Contact Kumite Champion, and for being the inspiration for the movie entitled “Bloodsport” (1988) starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. Dux also founded his school of Ninjutsu in 1975, named “Dux Ryu Ninjutsu”. His career started in 1975.
Have you ever wondered how rich Frank Dux is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Dux’s net worth is as high as $1 million, an amount earned largely through his successful career as a martial artist. In addition to fighting professionally in the ring, Dux also owns his Ninjutsu School, and is an author, which have both improved his wealth.
Frank Dux Net Worth $1 Million
Frank Dux started training in Koga Yamabushi Ninjutsu after Senzo Tanaka introduced him to that martial art style, and from 1975 to 1980 he fought in 329 matches and actually retired undefeated.
When the article about him appeared in Black Belt Magazine in 1980, the producers wanted to make a film about him, and eight years later “Bloodsport” was released which Frank Dux choreographed.
Dux holds 16 world records including most consecutive knockouts in a single tournament – 56 (1975), fastest recorded Kumite knockout – 3.2 seconds (1975), fastest recorded punch resulting in a knockout – .12 seconds (1975), and fastest recorded kick resulting in a knockout – 72 mph (1975). He has also set records for the shortest knockout time average for a fight career – 1:20 sec (1975), first to achieve IFAA Weapons/Forms score of a perfect “10” (1975), and First Kumite fighter to exceed 300 matches (1978). In 1980, Dux became the first Kumite fighter to be undefeated with over 100 matches.
In 1993, Frank became the first and so far only martial artist to break bulletproof glass barehanded and multiple champagne bottle break, a single kick with varying heights at the International Martial Arts Festival, Bercy Stadium, Paris, France.
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Frank has also served as a consultant to elite military and police units worldwide, such as Special Forces, Private High-Risk Security, HRT, SWAT, Special Operations Command, Black Operations and Law Enforcement Personnel.
Additionally he is a successful author who has released several publications, including “Unlocking Power: Keys to Success” (1980), “Self Defense Against Knives” (1980), “The Guide to Ninjutsu Knife Fighting” (1987), and “The Secret Man: An American Warrior’s Uncensored Story” (1996). Supplementing his work as a choreographer in “Bloodsport” (1988) with Van Damme, Dux also worked on Sheldon Lettich’s movie “Lionheart” (1990) starring Van Damme, and in “Only the Strong” (1993) with Mark Dacascos, Stacey Travis, and Geoffrey Lewis, all adding to his net worth.
Regarding his personal life, Frank Dux’s most intimate details such as marital status and the number of children are unknown, as he successfully manages to keep them out of the public eye.
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Frank Dux Wiki
|Full Name||Frank Dux|
|Net Worth||$1 Million|
|Date Of Birth||April 6, 1956|
|Place Of Birth||Toronto, Canada|
|Profession||Actor, Martial artist|
|1||In 1996, HarperCollins published “The Secret Man: An American Warrior’s Uncensored Story”.|
|2||His last name is pronounced “Dukes”.|
|3||The film Bloodsport (1988) tells the story of his life.|
|Only the Strong||1993||Welder|
|Get the Terrorists||1987||Brock Towers|
|Little Shop of Horrors||1986||Second Patient|
|The Last Days of Patton||1986||TV Movie||American Correspondent|
|Murrow||1986||TV Movie||R. & D. Director|
|Highlander||1986||Old Man in Car|
|Only the Strong||1993||fight choreographer|
|Lionheart||1990||fight choreographer / fight trainer|
|Bloodsport||1988||special trainer: Mr. Van Damme|
|Squeezebox #9||2017||producer pre-production|
|Squeezebox #9||2017||fight choreographer pre-production|
|Only the Strong||1993||additional thanks|
|Put Up Your Dux||2010||Documentary|
Reference: Wikipedia, Magazines and Newspapers.