Does Benny Urquidez's Jet Centre still exist ?

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  1. Dessyboy

    Dessyboy Blue Belt

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    Watching an old martial arts movie Martial Law on bluray. It has a fight with Cynthia Rothrock by Benny Urquidez so just got me thinking whether his Jet centre is still up and running ?
     
  2. Snubnoze707

    Snubnoze707 High Level

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    Pretty sure the Jet Center been closed for like 10 years
     
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  3. Ogata

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    He teaches at hayastan academy which his owned by gokor chivichiyan. Gene lebell is there as well.
     
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  4. Vaio

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    The Jet Center was destroyed in the Northridge earthquake back in the mid 1990's. They had no insurance, so it was a total loss.
     
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  5. Bluesbreaker

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    And yet Rousey chose Edmond as her coach!?!
     
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    This has utterly baffled me as well because Ronda mentions how amazing Gokor is and that some trainers ( Edmond) were ignoring her and not giving her the time of day. Yet she finally goes to Edmond anyways...

     
  7. Mixedfights

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    The Jet was amazing. I think he retired undefeated.

     
  8. shiftyguy

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    he wasn't undefeated. his corner even threw in the towel for this fight

     
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  9. brucelee

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    Benny was awesome. He's been pretty busy in Hollywood movies over the past 20 years.
     
  10. SSgt Dickweed

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    He got stabbed by John Cusack with a pen and his body was burned in a high school basement boiler.
     
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    Would have loved to train under him at the jet center way back. He was always one of my personal favorite fighters.
     

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