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Freaky Friday: Dolph Lundgren, certified badass

We all remember Dolph Lundgren, right? Played the Russian dude who told Rocky "I must break you" in Rocky IV? Played He-Man in the god-awful Masters of the Universe live-action film? That guy? Yeah, turns out he's actually Swedish. Oh, and also? He is a complete badass.

Not sold? See today's video if you doubt it. In it, our Swedish meathead friend rocks a pretty mean version of Elvis Presley's "A Little Less Conversation" while a bunch of Swedish hotties dance behind him. In the middle of it, he takes a drum solo, breaks a bunch of boards with some sweet martial arts moves, then follows up by busting through a several huge slabs of ice just like that part in Karate Kid 2, but way bigger. We mean the ice is way bigger, although Lundgren is also much bigger than Ralph Macchio; Macchio could have stunt-doubled for Liza Minnelli. Oh, and Dolph does it all in a tuxedo, so badass and smooth.

Guys, take a tip from Dolph -- if your Valentine's date needs a "little less talk, a little more action" try a drum solo, and/or breaking some boards and ice. We bet it will get your ladies legs all aquiver in no time. The video awaits you after the jump.

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Cory Casciato is a Denver-based writer with a passion for the geeky, from old science fiction movies to brand-new video games.
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