Top 10 Martial Arts Superstars

The Top Ten

Bruce Lee Bruce Lee was a Hong Kong American martial artist, action film actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, filmmaker, and the founder of Jeet Kune Do.

Bruce Lee was respected by the best fighters in the world, that should tell you something. Yes, he had ACTUAL STREET FIGHTS in which he never lost. I don't know who's the GREATEST OF ALL TIME, but Bruce Lee was the best of his time, and he could definitely compete in every single era, in the past, present, and the future. Remember, he died early and yet he did what no other martial artist could do; put it all together - speed, stamina, strength, flexibility, intelligence, sportsmanship, skill, technique, combinations, and so forth. He deserves to be #1, no disrespect for the other martial artists. Bruce Lee learned from everyone, and that's why he is at the top of this list. You shouldn't be surprised.

Bruce lee is the greatest martial artist of all time. He will forever be remembered as a legend. He had so much to give in his life and he gave it all. He was just... Awesome. No words could describe his greatness and his contribution for Asian culture. He opened doors for people of all races, cultures and disabilities to start following their dreams. All these qualities and contribution have made him the greatest superstar who ever lived

Whatever martial art and it's glimpses that we see now in Hollywood movies, this man started it all. He brought martial to movies and hollywood and since then people started taking martial art more seriously. All genre of martial arts being portrayed by modern movies, he was the one who started it. No CGI, no special effects, all stunts by his own. His moves were slowed down so that they can be caught on camera and we could take lesson from them. Oh...and by the way he was the inventor of 1 inch and 3 inch punch and showed the world martial arts can be lethal and fatal if not practices with care.

No words can describe his contribution to the industry... Probably the best action figures in the world...

Jackie Chan Chan Kong-sang known professionally as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer. He is known for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of improvised weapons, and innovative stunts, which he typically performs himself, in the cinematic more.

Jackie Chan is a great martial artist. He know all style of Kung Fu. He done his most risky moves and stunts with a lot of fan. He is different of all martial artist.

Breaks the mould of the serious martial artists, with comedy and great stunts!

Bruce lee may be good, Jet lee may be better but Jacky chan is the best ever.

His movies are very funny and his martial arts skills are impecable

Jet Li Li Lianjie, better known by his English stage name Jet Li, is a Chinese film actor, film producer, martial artist, and wushu champion who was born in Beijing.

JET LI s the best ever!!! great movie and the best actor!!! simple and always smiling, but when it comes to Martial Arts he is Fearless, wild and extreme!!!

Jet Li is the greatest all the time.he's got unique moves no one will never reach.

Jet Li is the best, simple, but Fearless, wild and extreme when it comes Martial Arts. very cool!

I love jet li in action he is always inspiring to me
jet li you're the best of all

Jean-Claude Van Damm

He is real talented, has a perfect kickboxing record, his movies r more realistic ( he never beat a whole army by himself in the movies), is not arrogant, performs great kicks

Flexibility, muscles and cool moves



Donnie Yen

I wonder why Jet Li is higher than Donnie Yen? I know both fought twice and donnie yen lost but times have changed. Donnie Yen's gotten a lot faster and stronger over the years. No offense to Jet Li but I think of donnie yen and him fought, Donnie Yen would win.

Ip man 1 and Ip man 2, the greatest and inspirational movie! Donnie Yen is amazing and at the age around 50's he is in shape and muscular!

Donnie yen must be on the top 3, his moves are so natural, he can kick tony jaa's ass if they will fight on the same weight class...

Has the most stunning action choreography ever. Also has legit street cred. When we talk about which martial artist superstar is the best in reality, we talk about Donnie Yen who beat up 8 gang members at a nightclub when they harassed his girlfriend. Jet Li, Jackie Chan and Mile Tyson say he was one of the most skilled action stars they've worked with.

Chuck Norris Carlos Ray "Chuck" Norris is an American martial artist, actor, film producer and screenwriter. He was born in March 10, 1940, in Ryan, OK. He is famous for mostly starring in western and action movies.

how much wood could a wood chuck chuck if a wood chuck was chuck norris LOL! he the bomb
he should be numuh 1

Don't let him be #4 or he'll roundhouse kick us all in the face!

Trained by Bruce Lee. Truly one of the best martial artists of all time.

He would get beaten by you're average joe at the bar as well as Jackie and li

Tony Jaa

His stunts and moves are a great fun to watch and he really performs them and I would pay to watch them anytime.. Not like Jet Li and other actors who fly around in a wire to look invincible

Laugh out loud, the top 3 places are good but why is Chuck Norris 4th? Tony Jaa would kick his ass...

What the hell tony jaa on 12 this isn ' t fair. Chuck norris on 4 th. Tony jaa will kick his ass

it takes it to a whole new level... should be at least in the third place, he suprasses by far jet li imo

Gordon Liu

He did one of the greatest Kung Fu Movies of all times... The 36th Chamber of Shaolin

Sammo Hung

A great mix of humour and power, with a likable character too.

A great martial artist who began his career with Jackie Chan

Scott Adkins

Adkins must come in the top 5. He is not popular only because of the poor storyline of his films. But you cannot see this much of fast and unique moves from any other martial artists. He also possess around 7 black belts in different martial arts including ninjitsu, jiujitsu and taekwondo. See his best in undisputed II and I

A incredible Athlete and Martial Artist! Needs to be cast better and aloud to fulfill his potential to the highest! I hear he is working on the New Wolverine!

In terms of Martial arts actors in 2017 I'd say he's in the top 3.

The most complete fighter in the world

The Contenders

Jeffrey James Lippold

2015 Guinness World Record Books page 248

Undefeated Full-contact and Russian SAMBO record.Military Veteran Best Actor Award for Hamlet. I would say this guy is the Real Life Action Star vs. Movie Star. I liked him in Samurai Avenger. I saw him in a few Asian movies also and he is really skilled! But there are just not that many movies in the US with him in it. I would love to see him in the next expendables! Or matched up against Van Damn or Scott Adkins! He plays the Good Guy most the time but he made a nice transition to Bad Guy in one movie(spoiler) He could make one hell of a Villian. 6'4" 250 lbs and moves like Bruce Lee! Lets see it please! Maybe the Next Mortal Combat he could Be Kenji (looks and Swordplay) or maybe the Next Wolverine or Batman?

Jeffery is a true Martial Arts master who commands both respect and fear from competitors.

Speed and Mass. His well built muscular thick physique speaks for itself and he packs a powerful punch.

Jeffrey Lippold is a fantastic actor and true to his art. His martial arts talents are remarkable. He is in a league of his own.

Steven Segal

This guy proves you don't need to throw your feet around with a whole lot of fancy kicks to do some damage!

He's A FAKE, everyone on this list would destroy him

He is a real.

Brock Lesnar Brock Edward Lesnar is an American professional wrestler and former amateur wrestler, professional American football player, and mixed martial artist who is currently signed to WWE.

I eould vote him down, he quit UFC cause he couldn't hack it! So he went back to WWE! Where Big Boys grope each other and play fight.

How the hell Brock is doing in this list! He is not an actor! He is just a wrestler!

Brock is a wrestler that fights with brute power and martial arts.

Not sure he's ever been in a movie though.

Lucy Liu Lucy Alexis Liu is an American actress and artist. She became known for playing the role of the vicious and ill-mannered Ling Woo in the television series Ally McBeal, for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and a Screen Actors Guild more.

She did action movies

She's an actress and a martial artist.

She did action films

Silat, Escrima

Jason Statham Jason Statham is an English actor. He is known for his roles in the Guy Ritchie crime films Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch, and Revolver.

The Best European Martial Arts Actor

He's a skilled martial artist

More than Best! Jason must be at least in top 19

Very good martial artist

Ronda Rousey Ronda Jean Rousey is an American professional wrestler, actress, author, and former mixed martial artist and judoka who is signed to WWE as a wrestler since 2018. Her longstanding nickname, "Rowdy", was inherited from late professional wrestler Roddy Piper. more.

Love ronda she is my inspiration

She one of the best female fighters in the world

James DeCore

The best martial artists do all these incredible things, and teach others as well. That's why James DeCore should be at the top of this list!

James DeCore is the REAL DEAL! A true HEART OF A CHAMPION! ALWAYS sharpening his craft & talents and LOVES training his students what it takes to be the best! TEAM DECORE!

James is a very honorable person who truly loves doings he does. He is an amazing teacher and friend to ask who know him. He is an incredible martial artist. He competes with integrity and respects his opponent.

Uncanny skill and athleticism

Ip Man

The best martial artist ever. The great grand master of wing chun. He inspired to take on martial arts especially wing chun, I think he is better than Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan because he was the teacher of Bruce Lee.

A Perfect Wing Chun Martial Artist of all time.

I think that nobody can be compared with him, but it's a pitty that none know him... Only for saying he was the teacher of bruce lee is enough to have an idea as great he is

He is the best martial artist ever. He taught Lee himself

Cynthia Rothrock

this girl can kick everyone's ass

Without her, Sonya Blade would never exist

Shes the queen of martial arts

She's part of the mortal kombat legacy

Iko Uwais

He's the rising star now. Not only he does his own stunt, he also designs the choreography in The Raid and The Raid 2. At such young age he has starred and choreographed two of the best action films of this decade.

A new rising star in my opinion, still a fan if Bruce Lee, Donnie Yen, Jackie Chan and Jet Li

Fast, ferocious and fatal...

Best martial arts from silat stream.

Mickey Rourke Philip Andre Rourke Jr., known professionally as Mickey Rourke, is an American actor, screenwriter, and retired boxer, who has appeared primarily as a leading man in drama, action, and thriller films.
Michael Jai White

Awesome martial artist, well balanced in everything he does

Should be much higher.

Should b number 5 where chuck is


Sho Kosugi

If any one is the face of the Ninja on screen,Sho Kosugi is.

I like Sho Kosugi roll in film Revenge of The Ninja. Sho Kosugi in ninja costum enter to big skyscraper and fighting offer vs. danger ninja.

David Carridine

An oldie but goodie, especially for those of us who remember 'Grasshopper' in Kung Fu.

Brandon Lee Brandon Bruce Lee (February 1, 1965 - March 31, 1993), was an American actor and martial artist. He was the son of martial artist and film actor Bruce Lee and teacher Linda Lee Cadwell, the grandson of Cantonese opera singer Lee Hoi-chuen, and brother of Shannon Lee. He died (at the age of 28) during more.
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