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EA Sports UFC to feature Bruce Lee as a playable character

Aaron Bronsteter (@aarbron), BarDown Apr. 7, 2014 10:59 AM
The new UFC video game by EA Sports will be released on June 17th and today, it was revealed that, as EA Sports coins him, "the father of mixed martial arts", Bruce Lee, will be a playable character in the game.

A trailer was posted today that promotes being able to use Lee in the game that includes a sneak peak at how he looks:



More after the jump.

According to EA Sports' blog, EA Sports reached out to Bruce Lee Enterprises who sent them a ton of behind-the-scenes shots of Lee as well as a three-dimensional reference. He are a couple of screenshots froms the game (courtesy of EA Sports):





In the 1973 film Game of Death, Lee took on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: