Baxter Humby

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Baxter Humby (born October 26, 1972) is a Canadian kickboxer known as "The One Armed Bandit" due to his missing right hand, which was amputated at birth just below his elbow after becoming entangled with the umbilical cord.[1] He is the only man in the world to win world titles with only one hand.[2]

Early life[edit]

Baxter Humby was born in Winnipeg, Canada, in 1974.[2]

Career[edit]

Kickboxing[edit]

Baxter is the current IMTC (International Muay Thai Council) World Super Welterweight Champion. He holds a number of different title belts including WBC Super Welterweight National Champion (2010), IKKC USA Kickboxing Champion, IMTC World Middleweight Champion and IKBA International Kickboxing Champion.

His interest in sports led him to take up running at age 11 and martial arts at 17. He ran for the Canadian National Track Team (Paralympics) in Barcelona in 1992 and in Berlin in 1994.

He won the Canadian Super Welterweight Kickboxing Championship in 1996, and afterwards, in 1997, moved to California to pursue a professional kickboxing career.

He currently trains with Muay Thai World Champion trainers, Master Tom Khamvongsa and David Huey, at the Muay Thai Academy in North Hollywood, CA.

Films[edit]

In 2004, Humby travelled to China to star in the film "One Arm Hero". It was produced by martial arts film star Carter Wong (Big Trouble in Little China) and directed by Li Man Sing.

Baxter Humby worked as a stunt double for Tobey Maguire in the film Spider-Man 3, during a fight scene in which Spider-Man punches through Sandman's chest.

Humby played the role of Eduardo Romero, a corrupt Mexican official, on the television series The Shield.

Kickboxing record[edit]

Kickboxing record

Legend:       Win       Loss       Draw/No contest       Notes

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