There were some reports that Chuck Norris once said that he thought he’d be no match against Bruce Lee. The truth is that Bruce Lee never fought professionally. However, he and Chuck Norris sparred consistently and developed a friendship.
At some point, Bruce Lee convinced Chuck Norris to be defeated on screen. Norris agreed, and that was the reason those reports were created. In fact, Norris praised Lee’s abilities and his charisma. He thought that Bruce Lee would have become a world champion if he had fought professionally..
Lee was praised for his abilities and techniques. For example, when they filmed his movies they would have to slow down the scene because of how fast he moved.