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Ralph Macchio

The Crane Kick Is BS

Would Never Work In a Real Fight

3/19/2014 10:26 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Mr. Miyagi's gotta be rollin' in his grave ... because his finest pupil just TALKED SMACK about the legendary crane kick ... telling TMZ Sports the move would never work in a real fight. 

Daniel LaRusso himself -- Ralph Macchio -- was out in NYC yesterday ... almost 30 YEARS after the "Karate Kid" was released in theaters ... when he dropped a truth bomb about the most iconic fighting move of all time.

Note to Cobra Kai -- sweeping the leg ... also generally ineffective. 

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16.

Ladygoodman    

If do right no can defense.

188 days ago
17.

sebs    

The most iconic fighting move of all time ? Really ?!?!

188 days ago
18.

EL444    

Well I Wuldnt kick Him Out Of Bed For Eating Crackers :)

188 days ago
19.

Butthead    

What do you mean it doesn't work? My cat does this move on my other cat at least once a week and kicks his ass every time!

188 days ago
20.

Brian    

You are wrong, UFC Machida vs Couture, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_JMkptIuko

KO'ed with a crane kick!!!!

188 days ago
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