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Don Wilson

Actor, Producer, Stunts
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Net worth 2018: $1.2 Million
Industry: Actor
Residence:  Cocoa Beach, Florida, USA
BirthDay: 10 September 1954
Sigh: Libra
Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)
BIOGRAPHY

Don "The Dragon" Wilson is considered the greatest kick-boxing champion in the sport's history. A native of South Florida, Wilson began fighting in the late 1970s. In a career which spanned 4 decades, he won 11 world kick-boxing championships, among them the WKA, STAR, WKC, PKO Lightheavyweight World Championships, WKA, STAR, ISKA World Cruiserweight Titles, and the WKA and STAR Super-Lightheavyweight World Championships. He posted a record of 72-5-2 with 47 wins by knockout. Wilson defeated such world champions as Dennis Alexio, Oaktree Edwards, and Dick Kimber. He retired from the sport in 1990, but launched a comeback on May 14, 1999. Since his return he has knocked-out Dick Kimber and defeated Dewey Cooper.

TIMELINE
2015

Inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame in 2015

2000

Martial Arts titles: 71 wins, 5 losses, 2 draws, 47 KOs, and 6 Kick KO's 2000 ISKA North American Cruiserweight Title 1999 IFK Cruiserweight World Champion 1989 PKA Light-Heavyweight World Champion 1988 ISKA Cruiserweight World Champion 1984 STAR and WKA Super Light-Heavyweight World Champion STAR Career Champion: Highest Rated Kickboxer of All Time Black Belt Hall of Fame and Official Karate Hall of Fame 1983 STAR and WKA Cruiserweight World Champion KICK Light-Heavyweight World Champion 1982 WKC Light Heavyweight World Champion 1980 STAR and WKA Light-Heavyweight World Champion 1979 PKA Middleweight US Champion 1978 PKA MIddleweight Florida State Champion

1999

He retired from the sport in 1990, but launched a comeback on May 14, 1999

1989

His favorite movies of his own filmography are Bloodfist (1989), Redemption (2002), and Lion Strike (1994)

1972

Attended the United States Coast Guard Academy as midshipman from 1972-1973 before dropping out and earning an Associates Degree in electrical engineering at Brevard Community College in Florida

1970

A native of South Florida, Wilson began fighting in the late 1970s

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