Karateka and heavyweight kickboxer who is considered one of the greatest of all time, but his career was cut short when died of leukemia.
He was a very talented youth soccer player, and began practicing karate at age 11, to help with bullying.
Among his many accomplishments, he won gold medals at the 1985 and 1989 European Championships.
His parents were Arthur Hug, and Madelaine Hug-Baumann.
He is considered on par with heavyweight kickboxing legends such as Peter Aerts.