Height of Dale Cook
height: 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
The height of Dale Cook is 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in).
1. Where did Dale Cook come from ?
An occasional actor, Cook also acted in several action-oriented B-movies in the early 1990s.
2. What could we know about Dale Cook besides his height ?
Nicknamed Apollo, Dale Cook began practicing martial arts with taekwondo at the age of fifteen and eventually earned the rank of seventh degree black belt. After taking up kickboxing, he turned professional in 1977 and rose to prominence when he won the PKA World Middleweight Championship. Having fought exclusively under the full contact rule set in the beginning of his career, he later ventured into Oriental rules in the 1980s.
3. What are the projects of Dale Cook ?
He won his second world title and the first with low kicks on June 12, 1987 when he knocked out Donald Tucker in the first round to claim the WKA world middleweight (-72.5 kg/159.8 lb) title. Following this, he added the WKA super middleweight (-76 kg/167.6 lb) strap to his mantle.
4. Somme collaborations with Dale Cook ?
During the late 1980s and early 1990s, Cook challenged six Muay Thai stylists from Thailand, defeating five of them and losing once, a second round KO at the hands of Changpuek Kiatsongrit on June 30, 1990 in Tokyo, Japan. On July 30, 1992, he fought Toshiyuki Atokawa at the Kakutogi Olympics II in Tokyo in a kickboxing/full contact karate hybrid match. Rounds one and three were fought with boxing gloves, and rounds two and four bare-knuckle with punching to the face disallowed. Cook won on points, and the pair rematched under Seido karate rules on October 4, 1992 in the opening round of the ’92 Karate World Cup in Osaka, Japan. The first round was ruled a draw and went to an extension round after which Atokawa won on all five judges’ scorecards.
He continued to fight in Japan where he won the shoot boxing world title before retiring in 1996.
After his retirement, Cook opened Apollo’s Martial Arts karate and kickboxing gym in his hometown of Tulsa. Among his students are K-1 heavyweights Randy Blake, Todd Hays and Ralph White, as well as the Oklahoma Destroyers World Combat League team. Another notable student was 6 year old Kevin Morby. He also runs the Xtreme Fighting League, an Oklahoma-based promotion which features both kickboxing and mixed martial arts matches.
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