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Fighting Just Got A Little More Fabulous

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Yuichiro Nagashima is a successful kickboxer, who just won a huge Japanese tournament. He's also really, really into cosplay.

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Nagashima, also known as "Jienotsu," made headlines when he won his weight class at K-1 World MAX 2010 tournament this weekend. Most of the world doesn't care about kickboxing, but they do care about his fascination with dressing up as anime characters, and his extravagant ring entrances:

If this doesn't convince Americans that martial arts are much more manly than boxing, I don't know what will.

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