Elie Saadeh began practicing martial arts at the age of 12, and since then he practices kung fu and different other martial arts. He took electronic engineering courses at the Lebanese University, and he now teaches Kung Fu, Mixed martial arts (MMA) , Jujitsu, Thai Boxing, Kick Boxing, Self Defense, English Boxing.
He acts also as a personal coach and trainer to a lot of celebrities. He was champion of Lebanon for several years. In 2004 he won the first place at the European Championships for the 3rd edition of the European Wushu Championship and in 2005 he was world champion category 80–85 kg in Sanda .
Today he is head of Judges and head referee for the Lebanese Mixed Martial Arts Federation (MMA) and the National Team Coach of the Lebanese Federation of Kung Fu.