There are not many photographs or films of the illegal, secretive, no holds barred fights that spawned MMA. The late Dr. Lawrence Day, head of the Black Dragons Fighting Society, former world champion Victor Moore, Kajukempo Grandmaster Ron Peirce, and other MMA fighters interviewed and filmed by Artvoice say that Dux was one of, if not the premier fighter in early 'life and death' MMA contests. Dux's legendary exploits inspired a generation of fighters who brought MMA out of the secretive world of death matches and into the limelight of the financially lucrative, legal, full contact sport that it is today.

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