Jeff Smith (martial arts)

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Jeff Smith
Born Jeffrey Smith
United States
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)[1]
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)
Division Light Heavyweight
Style Kickboxing
Kickboxing record
Total 36
Wins 33
By knockout 15
Losses 3
Draws 0

Jeff Smith is an American martial arts instructor, best known as the former seven-time PKA World Light Heavy Weight Karate Champion. One of his title defense matches was on the undercard for the Ali vs. Frazier "Thrilla in Manila."[2][3][4][4][5][6]

He currently operates a martial arts school in Virginia where he teaches Tae Kwon Do, in which he holds a 10th degree black belt.

On April 6, 2007, Smith was inducted into the Taekwondo Hall of Fame.

He is the current COO and Director of Instruction for Mile High Karate, a nationally recognized martial arts franchise.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Black Belt June 1992". Books.google.co.uk. Retrieved 9 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Black Belt December 1972". Books.google.co.uk. Retrieved 13 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Black Belt October 1975". Books.google.co.uk. Retrieved 13 January 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "Black Belt March 1985". Books.google.co.uk. Retrieved 13 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Black Belt July 1987". Books.google.co.uk. Retrieved 13 January 2015. 
  6. ^ "Black Belt August 1991". Books.google.co.uk. Retrieved 13 January 2015. 

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