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Bloodsport (film)

Bloodsport is a 1988 American martial arts film directed by Newt Arnold, and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Donald Gibb, Leah Ayres, and Bolo Yeung. The film is partly based on unverified claims made by martial artist Frank Dux. It sold well at the box office, grossing $11,806,119 domestically on a budget of $1,500,000. Bloodsport was one of Van Damme's first starring films and showcased his athletic abilities. He performs numerous physical feats such as helicopter-style, jump spinning heel kicks, and a complete split. It has since become a cult film.

Bloodsport (album)

Bloodsport is the third album by Sneaker Pimps. It was released on January 22, 2002. The album was released on CD as well as a double red vinyl LP set.

Despite failing to chart in the UK, it made the Austrian top 75 album chart at #68. Lead single "Sick" charted only at #100 on the UK singles chart.

Bloodsport (comics)

Bloodsport is the name of three DC Comics mercenary villains, they are enemies of Superman.

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bloodsport

alt. 1 (context literally English) Any game that involves the shedding of blood or death, such as hunting, boxing, fishing. 2 (context figuratively English) Any activity that revels in the misfortune of others, or taking advantage of others. n. 1 (context literally English) Any game that involves the shedding of blood or death, such as hunting, boxing, fishing. 2 (context figuratively English) Any activity that revels in the misfortune of others, or taking advantage of others.

Usage examples of "bloodsport".

While the game of life needs to be competitive, no rules smash mouth bloodsport in which losers are fed to the lions should not be confused with free enterprise.

In middle age Miss Deyntry disapproved of bloodsports as heartily as she had once pursued them in her wild youth.

This was partly thanks to Jessica but much more to Miss Deyntry who had taken Jessica under her wing and while instilling a dislike of bloodsports had also knocked the sentimentality out of her.

In peacetime this was expressed through their pursuit of bloodsports - from cockfighting to hunting with spear and bow.