The Day I Fought Chuck Norris’ Clone – El Final

…Oh crap! I’ve only sparred in class twice and now I’m about to fight Ranger J.J. McQuade. Miraculously I stood. My hands were at my side, feeling like concrete. My knees wobbled. I dragged my legs across the black line into the ring. I walked like a Zombie. I should’ve been praying, meditating or something…

The Day I Fought Chuck Norris’ Clone – Tres

…”Competitors,” a voice boomed over the PA, “we don’t have enough fighters in each rank to merit a contest so we will mix all belt ranks divided only by age. Please listen for your name.” Several competitors cheered, others booed. I wanted to throw-up. The great PA voice in the sky had just announced that…

The Day I Fought Chuck Norris’ Clone – Dos

…We demonstrated five more techniques and won first place. Great start to a first tournament. John and I went separate ways, and since I was a rookie, I entered white belt division. It was during roll call that I first saw him. I did a double take, blinked several times to be sure. I thought…