Warriors Of The Ultimate Fighting Championships – Krauss E. – Book

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Ultimate Fighting. The top brand name in the sport of mixed martial arts brings to mind visions of what it takes to survive: strength, skill, aggression, dedication, technique, physical, psychological, and emotional discipline, and all-out heart. S

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Ultimate Fighting. The top brand name in the sport of mixed martial arts brings to mind visions of what it takes to survive: strength, skill, aggression, dedication, technique, physical, psychological, and emotional discipline, and all-out heart. Since its inception, the Ultimate Fighting Championship events have embodied these traits. Here, for the first time, is the authorized story of the UFC – from its controversial beginnings to its current incarnation as an international sports powerhouse. You’sll be taken inside the organization and learn its embattled history, in which the UFC was forced to overcome numerous official and legal obstacles in order to succeed against the odds. You’sll also read about the incredible lives of the fighters themselves. Such legendary warriors as Ken Shamrock, Randy Couture, Tito Ortiz, B. J. Penn and Matt Hughes tell of their personal struggles, how they channeled their energies into becoming some of the most respected and feared men in mixed martial arts Competitions, and what it takes to make it in the toughest sport since the days of the gladiators. Featuring 125 action-packed photos, hard-hitting inside-info, shock-ing revelations, and a foreword by UFC-fan and host of Fear Factor Joe Rogan, ‘sWarriors of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s is your guide to the ultimate in one-on-one combat. Erich Krauss is a professional Muay Thai fighter who began his career in the underground gambling halls of Pataya, Thailand. After retiring undefeated as a pro, he returned to the United States and now trains at the world-renowned Lion’ss Den. He is the author of Brawl: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Mixed Martial Arts and co-author of Little Evil: One Ultimate Fighter’ss Rise to the Top. He lives in San Diego, California. Foreword by Joe Rogan • Introduction SECTION ONE – THE SUBMISSION FIGHTERS Ground Rules • The Prodigy • The World’ss Most Dangerous Man • The Ronin SECTION TWO – THE WRESTLERS The Beast and the Hammer • The Natural • King of the Slam • The Law SECTION THREE – THE STRIKERS Time to Brawl • The Rock • The Iceman • The Martial Arts Superhero • The Maine-iac THE FINAL SHOT Index • About the Author

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