"I was trying to kill him for cheating. That was my purpose."

Court documents allege that Javier hid the sword and taped two knives to her side of the bed, and after Lovell fell asleep, she hid his phone so he couldn’t call for help.

Using her own phone to illuminate her sleeping boyfriend in the dark, Javier then allegedly grabbed the knife and began “swinging and stabbing” at Lovell.

Lovell told BuzzFeed News via Facebook Messenger that he only survived thanks to Wing Chun, a form of martial arts he became “obsessed” with after watching the kung fu movie Ip Man.

“I’ve been indirectly preparing myself for this night my whole life,” Lovell said.