Cung Lê

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Place of Birth: Saigon, South Vietnam (now Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)

Date of Birth: 25 May, 1972

Ethnicity: Vietnamese

Cung Lê is an American actor, mixed martial artist, Sanshou fighter, and kickboxer. He competed as a middleweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He holds a record of 2–2 with the organization. He was an International Kickboxing Federation Light Heavyweight World Champion, with a professional kickboxing record of 17–0. In martial arts, he competed in Strikeforce.

Cung was born in Saigon. He left the city in 1975 with his mother, days before its fall to the North Vietnamese in April. His father was taken prisoner. Cung spent time in a refugee camp in the Philippines, before moving with his mother to San Diego, California. He practiced martial arts and wrestled as a teen.

Cung is married to Native American bikini model Sunshine Spring Lê. He has two children with his former wife. Cung is a Christian.


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