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Karate Illustrated Cover Story Throwback: Benny Urquidez 1974

Benny Urquidez
Black Belt Plus

The cover of the July 1974 Karate Illustrated issue showcased a 23-year-old Benny "The Jet" Urquidez executing a flawless side kick. This issue highlighted the entire Urquidez family and their ascent to fame on the tournament circuit, just a few years before the world would witness the emergence of one of history's greatest kickboxers.

Benny Urquidez

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