Born in New York, raised in Los Angeles, Ric O'Kane started competing as a martial artist at 18. He has trained at the World Famous Jet Center in Van Nuys, California where he fought with Benny "The Jet" Uriquidez in the early '80's to mid '90's. Ric holds four titles. Muay Thai, otherwise known as Thai Boxing is a hard martial art practiced mainly in Thailand. Named as the national sport, a modified version of Muay Thai is practiced by the military in self defense.