Vjekoslav Šafranić (Croatia)
A pioneer of karate in our region. He tried full-contact, and that discipline will bring him fame and money till the mid eighties of the 20th century , celebrity status and reputation of the first true stars of mixed martial arts in the former state.
Safra has the title of European and world champion. He began full-contact at 1975th year, he had 24 professional matches, of which two defeats and one draw. In kickboxing he won the world championship, and his brilliant career ended in 1985.