The Aging Fighter Who May Be Russia’s Favorite American

The Russian, 29-year-old Levan Persaev, apologized for winning and told Mr. Monson that the fight — not a full mixed martial arts bout but a slightly more subdued “grappling” match — should have been declared a draw. “Jeff, I just want to say how much I respect you Read more [...]

A Dragon Returns, This Time Onstage

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‘The Bruce Lee Legacy Collection’ Is a Kick

Forty years ago this summer, Bruce Lee died unexpectedly of a cerebral edema in the Hong Kong apartment of a colleague. The New York Times ran only a brief, news agency obituary for the 32-year-old actor and martial artist, who had been given star billing in only three, modestly budgeted Hong Kong films by the time of his death. But in a sense, his career was just beginning Read more [...]