Mas Oyama fighting bull

Masutatsu Ōyama , also known as Mas Oyama, was a karate master who founded Kyokushinkai, arguably the first and most influential style of full contact karate.

Oyama tested himself in a kumite, a progression of fights, each lasting two minutes, and each after the featured participant wins. Oyama fought 300 men in 3 days.

He was also known for his propensity to combat with bulls, bare-handed. In his lifetime, he battled 52 bulls, three of which were killed instantly with one strike, earning him the nickname of Godhand. He wrote :

The Kyokushin Way.

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