Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do Influence Highlighted in Latest Roots of Fight Video

Jeremy Botter@jeremybotterMMA Senior WriterJuly 31, 2012

Hotshot combat sports clothing company Roots of Fight has released its latest short film covering an icon of the fighting industry. This time, the company is turning the spotlight on the man many consider to be one of the founders of mixed martial arts: Bruce Lee.

What, you thought I'd say Steven Segal?

The video, which you can see above, takes a look at the influence Lee's own martial art, Jeet Kune Do, has had on modern combat sports. Current UFC stars and MMA legends appear in the video to discuss Lee and his role in creating what we know and love today. 

“He was the first one to create mixed martial arts because he took the first forms of fighting and made his own form, Jeet Kune Do,” said UFC middleweight contender Mark Munoz, “which is about taking each style and make it part of your own.”

Roots of Fight is also releasing a sweet new extension of its Bruce Lee clothing line, available exclusively at the official Lee website.