Martial Champion was released in June 1993.
This game was former known as 'Yie Ar kung Fu 2', before it was released.
The character Jin is similar to the playable character of 'Ye Ar Kung Fu'.
The last boss, "Salamander
", has the same name of the homonymous shoot'em up Konami
Martial Champion's sprites were some of the largest used in a fighting game up to that point (1993).