PRITTY Left Hook: Joe Taslim of WARRIOR

WARRIOR, Bruce Lee’s posthumous epic tale of the San Francisco Tong wars, debuts season two on Friday.

Joe Taslim, who plays Li Yong, stopped through PRITTY Left Hook Live for an interview with Rhett Butler.


Taslim, is an Indonesian actor and martial artist. He was a member of the Indonesia judo national team from 1997 to 2009.

He is best known for his breakthrough role as “Jaka” in the 2011 film The Raid and as “Jah” in Fast & Furious 6 marking his American cinematic debut.

As a tong lieutenant and gung fu master, Li Yong is also the lover to Mai Ling, the brah woman who leads the tong.

Check out the amazing conversation before the premiere of WARRIOR on Friday, October 2nd.

Rhett Butler is a Boxing Writer Association of America Journalist, Play-By-Play Commentator, Combat Sports Insider, and Former Mixed Martial Arts and Boxing Promoter. The New York City native honed his skills at various news outlets including but not limited to: TIME Magazine, Money Magazine, CNN's Wolf Blitzer Reports, and more. RhettĀ hosts the PRITTY Left Hook podcast, a polarizing combat sports insider's take featuring the world's biggest names.