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Mugger vs. World-Champion Kickboxer

Steve Shepherd, walking with a limp, seemed like the perfect target for a would-be mugger.

Culture Beat · Jan. 8, 2019

“It was just another Thursday afternoon when Steve Shepherd went to grab some tacos at Anita’s Mexican Grill in suburban West Palm Beach. Shepherd, 68, had recently pulled a muscle in his leg and was walking with a limp to his car. … He seemed like the perfect target for the man who was seen by surveillance cameras pacing back and forth in a nearby alleyway for a few hours, apparently waiting to mug someone.

"Little did the assailant know that Shepherd is a five-time, world-champion kickboxer. ‘He picked the wrong guy,’ Shepherd said.”

For more, visit The Palm Beach Post.

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