FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
- Bubba Fest welcomes Action Movie and Martial Arts legend Chuck Norris to Knoxville
- Chuck Norris has appeared in 28 major films, including Mission In Action, Delta Force, and The Expendables 2
- Norris starred in the television show Walker, Texas Ranger for 8 seasons
- He was the World Middleweight Karate Champion from 1968 until he retired in 1974
- Norris has earned black belts in 6 martial arts disciplines, even developing his own style
- Bubba Fest is August 23-25 at the Knoxville Convention Center in Knoxville, TN
KNOXVILLE, TN– Chuck Norris has counted to infinity… twice. Chuck Norris can cut through a hot knife WITH butter. And Chuck Norris will be meeting fans, signing autographs, and taking photos at Bubba Fest in Knoxville, TN, August 23-25!
After leaving the United States Air Force, Chuck Norris began a career as a competitive martial artist. He won his first World Middleweight Karate Championship in 1968, and held that title until he retired from competition in 1974. His film career took off in 1972, when he appeared in Bruce Lee’s Return of the Dragon. Chuck went on to star in 26 films, including the Missing In Action and Delta Force series. He starred as the title character of the Walker, Texas Ranger series on CBS from 1993 until 2001. Chuck Norris’s legendary toughness and combat skills have continued in popularity through internet memes such as, “Chuck Norris doesn’t do push-ups. He pushes the Earth down.”
“Few people have created and kept the fan following that Chuck Norris has. And the fact that his entire career has been centered on positivity and high morals is even more impressive,” said Chris Lewis, Bubba Fest promoter. “When you make a list of dream celebrities to meet, let alone to work with, Chuck is always going to be on that list. It is an honor to have him at Bubba Fest.”
With a career that spans five decades, Chuck Norris will have the chance to meet fans of all ages at Bubba Fest in Knoxville, TN August 23-25, at the Knoxville Convention Center. For a complete list of celebrities and activities, please visit BubbaFest.com and follow @BubbaFestTN on both Facebook and Twitter.
Admission tickets and hotel reservations are currently available through BubbaFest.com.