African-American martial arts actor Jim Kelly died on Saturday at the age of 67. Kelly was best known for his role in the 1973 Bruce Lee film “Enter the Dragon.” But here’s another clip of Kelly in action on the film “Black Belt Jones” that shows off the moves that made him enough of a cultural icon to star alongside LeBron James in a 2004 Nike commercial

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