Man Beats Bear With Karate Moves


A 63-year-old fisherman viciously attacked by a bear told police that he only survived the grizzly encounter thanks to his karate skills, naturally leaving many skeptical in the process.

The black-belt karate master was fishing in Gunma prefecture when he was beset by the hungry beast in what was described as an unprovoked attack, but instead of running – as some might consider the most intelligent option – the man chose to exercise his expertise in self defense.

Gracefully striking the bear in its eye, the fisherman recounted that he managed to make the foul creature flee, though not without sustaining minor injuries to his arm, leg and head:

Whether this constitutes martial arts prowess or the tall tales fishermen are so known for unfortunately remains subject to question.

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