Dux was portrayed in the movie "Blood Sport" by actor Jean-Claude
Van Damme. Dux made history by becoming the first American to win the
dangerous Kumite Competition.
age 13, Frank Dux (pictured above) competed in a martial arts tournament; he
finished in last place. An Asian gentleman named Tanaka-suma took him
under his wing. He taught him a higher level of martial arts, discipline
and spirituality. Dux would eventually surpass Tanaka-suma by obtaining
a tenth-degree black belt. He also became the first person to break bulletproof
glass with his bare hand. Dux would also master the ‘death touch.’ This technique enables you to hit the human body and cause death without leaving
could also snatch a coin out of an open palm and replace it with a penny without
the switch being noticed. His reflexes were extremely quick. At
6'2 and 225 lbs, Dux was considered the most dangerous man in the world.
Former CIA director William Casey personally recruited him. Dux
traveled the world on secret assignments. He operated in the most dangerous
areas of intelligence and always got the job done. The CIA utilized his
skills as he worked both sides of the Iron Curtain and he established contacts
all over the world.
Dux gave a martial arts expedition in Paris, over 40,000 people packed Bercy
stadium. In 1994, Dux was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Doctors
attributed his diagnosis to repeated head blows. He was also diagnosed
with spinal meningitis. Weeks later, a second brain tumor was found. It would be a long and slow recovery for Dux.
his spare time, he penned the sequel to "Bloodsport." Van
Damme was going to portray him once again. They had an oral agreement
where Dux would receive $50,000 for the rights and screen credit for
the story and Van Damme allegedly promised Dux 2.5 percent of the gross. Dux claims that Van Damme reneged on the agreement and the script was rewritten
and renamed "The Quest," which was released, Dux got nothing.
In 1998, Dux sued Van Damme for breach of oral contract. The trial was
shown on Court TV. In the end, Dux lost the suit.
currently conducts private training's and drills; he’s also a consultant for
police agencies and the military.
Source: "The Secret Man" by Frank Dux