8 – Chojun Miyagi
Starting from the bottom, he is now a legendary actor and director, famous for his funny movies and impressive stunts, which he performs all by himself.He even formulated his own style of fighting known as Chun Kuk Do. Along the way, he had an outstanding karate tournament career from 1964 until his retirement in 1974, becoming world champion in 1968 and with an estimated record of 183-10-2.He put Masahiko Kimura in trouble when they fought, and even though Kimura won, Gracie’s style was recognized as something to be feared at.
3 – Huo Yuan Jia
He founded the full-contact karate, also known as Kyokushin Karate, and he’s probably the strongest karate master in the world.
13 – Jet Li
19 – Lyoto Machida
Many personalities in the sport claim that Silva is the best fighter the UFC has ever seen, having contributed largely in turning the UFC and MMA into what they are today.