Video Credit: AsiaWire
This video – seen over 15 million times in just 24 hours – shows a martial arts fight between a man and a building security guard in which neither manages to actually land a single blow.
The scuffle dubbed ‘air kung fu’ was filmed from afar by a homeowner in the city of Heyuan in South China’s Guangdong Province.
The viral clip, which has drawn thousands of comments online, shows a elderly residents squaring off against his residential community’s informed security guard.
During the argument, both men raise their arms and legs, and begin showing off kung fu poses by swinging their hands and feet.
However, neither appears brave enough to land a single blow as the pensioner decides ultimately to walk away.
The homeowner who witnessed the intense standoff recalled: “I returned to my complex at around 7am.
“At the entrance I saw the security guard arguing with a homeowner. The resident wanted to leave and had asked the guard to open the gate for him.
“The guard must have been too slow to react, so the homeowner scolded him, and they started quarrelling.
“The guard then came out and the two of them started gesturing, but they didn’t touch one another.”
Social media users very much amused by the scenes have left comments analysing the fight.
Netizen ‘Gangwei Meiyio’ wrote: “The pensioner actually landed over 300 punches, but they were so fast, you couldn’t see them with the naked eye.”
‘You Huang Jun’ said: “True masters.”
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