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Bruce Lee celebrated by fans on birthday

Updated: November 30, 2009, 11:56 AM ET
By Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

Had it not been for some nasty, fatal cerebral edema brought on by painkillers in 1973, Nov. 27 would have been Bruce Lee's 69th birthday.

Despite a career dominated more by his performances on-screen than any real conflict off-camera, Lee was a martial philosopher widely credited with perpetuating the idea of embracing multiple styles. Dana White has referred to him as the "Godfather" of MMA, which might not be the most appropriate title for a noncompetitor, but not without some ...

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