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Jack Turner (ジャック・ターナー, Jakku Tānā) is a character from the Art of Fighting series.

His nickname in the English version of Art of Fighting 2 is “The Indestructible Musclehead”.


Jack Turner is a member of Mr. Big's syndicate, and a developer of his own fighting style. One of Mr. Big's highest-ranking subordinates, he devastates anyone who crosses his path. Jack is also the leader of the Southtown gang known as the Neo Black Cats. At some point in the past, he won a fight against King, sparking the latter’s hatred of him.

In Art of Fighting he loses a fight with Ryo and Robert at Mac's Bar on their quest to save Yuri, Jack then claims that he saw her taken to Chinatown. He is invited to the first King of Fighters tournament in Art of Fighting 2. Humorously, in the English version of Jack's ending in AOF2, it was revealed that he wanted to make the gang into a dance group.


Jack is a brash man who likes to beat anyone who crosses his path. He doesn't like to take orders from Mr. Big but knows he is more powerful than him. His ambition is to become the top gang leader in South Town.


  • Energy Attacks - Jack can infuse his attacks with energy.

Fighting Style

Jack uses a fighting style based on street fighting, although he has some boxing, kickboxing and pro wrestling moves, like his Dropkick.


  • Mame mame mame - Art of Fighting
  • Yakara (Gang) - Art of Fighting 2

Game Appearances

Mobile Appearances

Cameo Appearances

Anime Appearances

See also


  • In one of the stages in The King of Fighters XIII, there is a poster with Jack's face on it advertising the Neo Black Cats. It would seem that he finally achieved his dream of turning them into an interpretive dance group.
  • His dislike of Chinese food likely stems from a US saying of how Chinese food never makes one full no matter how much one eats.
  • Jack was considered for inclusion in The King of Fighters XIV along with John Crawley, however they did not make the cut due to their lack of popularity.[1]
  • In the English translation of AOF2, Jack claims to be from Oshkosh, but this is not present in the Japanese script.


Art of Fighting Art of Fighting 2


Art of Fighting characters
Art of Fighting Logo Sprite.gif Ryo SakazakiRobert GarciaRyuhaku TodohJack TurnerLee Pai LongKingMickey RogersJohn CrawleyMr. BigMr. Karate
Art of Fighting 2 Logo Sprite.gif Yuri SakazakiTakuma SakazakiEiji KisaragiTemjinGeese Howard
Art of Fighting 3 Logo Sprite.gif Kasumi TodohKarman ColeRody BirtsLenny CrestonJin Fu-HaWang Koh-SanSinclairWyler