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Karate Illustrated Cover Story Throwback: Carlos Bunda 1970

Karate Illustrated Carlos Bunda
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The August 1970 Karate Illustrated featured one of Southern California's top competitors Carlos Bunda, featured on the cover with his brother Ron Bunda. Bunda made a name for himself as one of the toughest karateka of the blood and guts era facing noteable opponents as Chuck Norris, Dan Inosanto, Al Gene Caraulia.

The photo was shot by staff photographer Ed Ikuta.

Karate Illustrated Carlos Bunda

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