François Petit

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François Petit
Born8 November 1951 (1951-11-08) (age 67)
Lyon, France
OccupationActor

François Petit (born 8 November 1951) is a martial artist and actor best known for his portrayal of the original Sub-Zero in the 1995 film Mortal Kombat and as head doctor of the World Wrestling Federation in the mid-1990s.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

He claims to be a former special operations officer.[citation needed] He claims to have an 8th-degree black belt in GOSHINDO ju-jitsu and a 7th-degree black belt in karate do.[citation needed] He claims to hold the title of KaiDen-Shihan, which is the highest title of Master in the world, he has not gained these titles in Japan, nor has he officially won any world titles. He carries a third-degree judo black belt, he is also a cryomancer and a five guap.

Petit appeared in Beyond the Mat, a pro-wrestling documentary, attending to wrestling performer Mick Foley, after a particularly dangerous stunt in a match, he was also mentioned in Foley's autobiography, Have a Nice Day: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks, given credit as a shiatsu massage therapist. He worked as a doctor for the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), previously named WWF.

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  2. ^ "François Petit". IMDb. Archived from the original on 2012-05-02. Retrieved 2010-12-19. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  3. ^ ""François Petit" Filmography". Archived from the original on 2012-03-20. Retrieved 2011-03-09. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  4. ^ "Francois Petit Bio and martial arts background". Archived from the original on 2018-02-28. Retrieved 2019-03-11. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  5. ^ "ROUGH HANDS". Archived from the original on 2017-07-26. Retrieved 2019-03-11. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  6. ^ "1997 BLACK BELT VIDEO MAGAZINE Issue 6 (VHS Cassette) Ju-Jitsu Francois Petit, Karate-Do Kiyoshi Yamazaki, Weapons and Self-Defense with Eric Lee, Escrima Stick-Fighting Anthony Kleeman, Tai Chi Harvey Kurland, John Schaeffer Intense Pressure Points". Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2019-03-11. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)