Muhammad Ali vs Rocky Marciano

May 23, 2018



Rocky Marciano fights Muhammad Ali in their so-called super fight, a mock bout in the late 1960s. The result of this and other fights like it were decided by a second-generation NCR 315 computer, packed with 5k of handmade core memory and were designed to find out who was the best heavyweight of all time.

Image source: afflictor.com


 

Hienori Otsuka

April 24, 2018




Hienori Otsuka - Founder of Wado-Ryu Karate

Source: 
fpbujutsu.weebly.com
 

Hirokazu Kanazawa

March 9, 2018


Hirokazu Kanazawa 

Source: chilternkarate.co.uk
 

Dalton Gang Death Photo

March 5, 2018



The Dalton Gang death photo, taken in 1892. 

Source: 
ranker.com
 

Knight in Full Armor

March 2, 2018


An illustration of a knight sitting on a horse wearing a full suit of armor by P. V. N. Myers in A General History for Colleges and High Schools (1896).

Source: etc.usf.edu
 

Ba-Gwa Double Palm Change

February 21, 2018


Sun Lu-tang, founder of Sun tai-chi, demonstrating the Ba-gwa double palm change.

 

Mongolian Archers

February 16, 2018


Illustration from a fourteenth century manuscript depicting Mongolian mounted archers.

Source: wikipedia.org
 

Morihei Ueshiba

February 16, 2018



Morihei Ueshiba vai theaikidowarrior.com
 

The Fleet of Ashikaga Takauji

February 13, 2018


The Fleet of Ashikaga Takauji Sets Out for War, painted by Utagawa Yoshifuji c.1845.
 
Source: mfa.org
 

Sam Langford vs. Joe Jeanette

February 13, 2018


Sam Langford vs. Joe Jeanette at Luna Park, Paris, France, in 1913. Langford and Jeanette fought each other a total of fourteen times with Langford winning eight of their contests, Jeanette winning two and the pair drawing four times.

 

 

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