Liu Kang (Mortal Kombat) Costume for Cosplay & Halloween

He’s been through a lot, that’s true. But one thing remains the same. Liu Kang is still the immortal champion of Mortal Kombat, and he’s still one of the most beloved main protagonists of the series. Brave, heroic, and kind are just some of the traits that make Liu Kang a fierce warrior that will do anything to protect those he love.

Inspired from the martial arts icon Bruce Lee, Liu Kang started out bare chested wearing only a pair of karate pants and black shoes. New versions still make him show his chest with added red elements like his headband and the detail on his pants. Here’s everything you need to look like Liu Kang.

How to Dress Like the Heroic Liu Kang - DIY Costume

Liu Kang Cosplay & Costume Guide
# Item Description
1 Black and Red Pants Liu Kang is a member of the White Lotus Society and is trained in many fighting styles so he needs to wear loose pants for better movement. He prefers his in the color black with red details at the side.
2 Red Fabric Use the red fabric to make Liu Kang’s headband.
3 Black Mullet Wig By the second video game, Liu Kang is depicted with shoulder length hair so wear this black mullet wig to complete your look.
4 White Socks Just like the martial artists of the past, Liu Kang wears plain white socks underneath his shoes and tucked inside his pants.
5 Black Arm Guards Liu Kang also wears a pair of black, spiked arm guards so make sure you do too.
6 Plain Black Sneakers Sneakers are one of the most comfortable shoes to wear and plain black ones are what Liu Kang prefers.

About Liu Kang

In Mortal Kombat 3, Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, Mortal Kombat Trilogy, and Mortal Kombat Advance, Liu Kang is played by the talented Eddie Wong who also did stunts for films like Big Trouble in Little China.

Check out these sites to read more about Liu Kang and the other fighters from Mortal Kombat: