Before your head, neck and ears simultaneously explode with seeing Jean-Claude Van Damme do padwork with GSP in the same gym, be sure to take note that Van Damme has a kickboxing record of 18-1 with all of those wins ending via knockout. Now this is probably the time when I should tell you that Jean-Claude Van Damme’s last professional bout was in 1982. As Renzo Gracie would say, Van Damme has been fighting longer than most of you — well you get the point.
Now in a video Firas Zahabi tweeted this morning to Georges St. Pierre, Jean Claude Van Damme took a visit to the Tri-Star gym in Montreal to do a little pad work while GSP eagerly smiled in the background. Check it out below and recognize that Guile from Street Fighter can actually do that sonic boom thing with enough training.