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What to Watch this Weekend? The Black Belt Watch list, Weekend of June 21

Black Belt Watch List June 21
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Every week Black Belt keeps you updated with the best martial arts movies, events and fights from around the world. This is the Black Belt Watch List for the weekend of June 21, 2024.

In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Karate Kid its all things Karate Kid on the Watch List . From the iconic movie to the Jackie Chan remake to the current Global sensation of the Cobra Kai get ready to spend the weekend and find your moment of truth.


Watch Karate Kid on Starz, Starz Roku Premium Channel and Starz Amazon Channel, Apple TV, Google Play Movies, and Vudu [Drama 1984]

Starring Ralph Macchio, William Zabka and Pat Morita

Directed by John Avildsen

Experience the timeless tale that continues to captivate audiences: young Danny Larusso's journey from the East Coast to the San Fernando Valley, where he faces relentless bullying from Cobra Kai students led by William Zabka. As we celebrate the film's 40th anniversary, relive the iconic moments and remember the invaluable lesson: always focus, "Daniel-san."

Karate Kid 1984 poster

Watch Kobra Kai on Netflix

Starring Ralph Macchio and William Zabka

Directed by John Avildsen

If you are living off the grid for the past 6 years you are the only ones on the planet unaware of the Cobra-Kai. Cobra Kai reimagines the "Miyagi-verse" from Johnny's perspective, starting with his decision to reopen the Cobra Kai karate dojo and reigniting his old rivalry with Daniel. The series features Courtney Henggeler, Xolo Maridueña, Tanner Buchanan, Mary Mouser, Jacob Bertrand, Gianni DeCenzo, Peyton List, Vanessa Rubio, and Dallas Dupree Young. Martin Kove, Yuji Okamoto, Thomas Ian Griffith, and Elizabeth Shue also return to reprise their iconic roles from the original films.

Kobra Kai on Netflix

Watch Karate Kid on Tubi 

Starring Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan 

Directed by Harald Zwart

When 12-year-old Dre Parker (Jaden Smith) moves to China due to his mother's job, he feels out of place. Despite knowing some karate, he's no match for school bully Cheng. Dre befriends Mr. Han (Jackie Chan), a maintenance man and martial arts master, who teaches him kung fu. With Mr. Han's guidance, Dre prepares to stand up to Cheng and win the heart of his classmate Mei Ying.

Karate Kid on Tubi


Watch PFL Global Season: Clay Collard vs Mads Burnell, Friday, June 21, 2024

Live on ESPN, Dazn and ESPN+

The “Toughest Test in MMA” the 2024 PFL Global Season debuts Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, UT June 21 with Lightweight and Light Heavyweight action. Lightweight’s Clay Collard and Mads Burnell meet in main event. 2023 PFL Light Heavyweight Champion Impa Kasanganay faces Jakob Nedoh co-main event. 2024 PFL Global Season, Available Live Across ESPN platforms in the U.S. and via DAZN in Canada, Europe and additional premium sports platforms internationally

PFL Regular Season: Clay Collard vs Mads Burnell

Watch UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs Aliskerov on Saturday, June 22, 2024

Live on ESPN, ABC and Fight Pass

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to make its historic debut in Saudi Arabia with UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Aliskerov on Saturday, June 22, at the Kingdom Arena. This landmark event, featuring a stacked card with 11 bouts, marks a significant milestone as UFC continues to expand its global footprint. Fans can tune in to the action starting at 12 PM ET, available on ESPN, ABC in the US, and UFC Fight Pass globally.

UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs Aliskerov

Watch Bellator Champions Series, 3Arena, Dublin, Saturday, June 22 2024

Live on Dazn, Max and Virgin Media Television

Bellator Champions Series Dublin is headlined by Welterweight World Champion Jason Jackson (18-4) facing undefeated Ramazan Kuramagomedov (12-0), and the must-see fight card also features a Women’s Featherweight clash between two former title challengers, when Ireland’s Sinead Kavanagh (9-6) takes on Australia’s Arlene Blencowe (15-10). Bellator Champions Series Dublin will stream live in the U.S. on Max, and in the U.K. on DAZN beginning at 5 pm GMT, while locally in the Republic of Ireland, the event will be aired on Virgin Media Television.

Bellator Champions Series, 3Arena, Dublin

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