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Best UFC Books

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Best UFC Books
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The Way of the Fight
Georges St-Pierre - 2013-11-12
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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom the world’s most popular UFC fighter, Georges “Rush” St. Pierre, comes a startlingly honest portrait of a fighter’s journey, highlighting the lessons that propelled his rise from bullying victim to internationally celebrated athlete and champion.There’s more to winning battles than fists and feetFor world-renowned pr...
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Got Fight?
The 50 Zen Principles of Hand-to-Face Combat
Forrest Griffin - 2010-05-18 (first published in 2009)
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A New York Times Bestseller, Got Fight? is an hysterical, entertaining, and in-your-face guide to fighting from the most enigmatic and unpredictable fighter in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). Forrest Griffin is the light-heavyweight champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and was the winner of the first season of Spike TV’s The Ultimate Figh...
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Becoming the Natural
My Life In and Out of the Cage
Randy Couture - 2009-07-07 (first published in 1900)
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Randy Couture -- voted "The Greatest Fighter of All Time" by viewers' choice -- recounts his record-breaking career, which has made him an undisputed UFC legend. Randy Couture wins fights with the seemingly effortless ease with which lesser mortals eat or breathe. He's the only athlete to have held championship titles in both the heavyweight and li...
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Amusing Ourselves to Death
Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
Neil Postman - 2005-12-27 (first published in 1985)
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Television has conditioned us to tolerate visually entertaining material measured out in spoonfuls of time, to the detriment of rational public discourse and reasoned public affairs. In this eloquent, persuasive book, Neil Postman alerts us to the real and present dangers of this state of affairs, and offers compelling suggestions as to how to with...
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Win or Learn
MMA, Conor McGregor and Me
John Kavanagh - 2016-06-30
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Growing up in Dublin, John Kavanagh was a skinny kid who was frequently bullied. After suffering a bad beating when he intervened to help a woman who was being attacked, he decided he had to learn to defend himself. Before long, he was training fighters in a tiny shed, and promoting the earliest mixed-martial arts events in Ireland. And then, a coc...
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Quitters Never Win
My Life in UFC ― The American Edition
Michael Bisping - 2020-01-21
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With brand new material exclusive to this Updated American Edition, here―in his own words―is the story of the newest member of the Ultimate Fighting Championship Hall of Fame, Britain’s own Rocky Balboa, Michael Bisping Featuring an entirely new chapter for U.S. readers, the story of his induction into the UFC Hall of Fame, fresh insights about his...
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A Fighter's Heart
One Man's Journey Through the World of Fighting
Sam Sheridan - 2008-02-19 (first published in 2006)
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In 1999, after a series of wildly adventurous jobs around the world, Sam Sheridan found himself in Australia, loaded with cash and intent on not working until he’d spent it all. It occurred to him that, without distractions, he could finally indulge a long-dormant obsession: fighting. Within a year, he was in Bangkok training with the greatest figh...
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The World's Most Dangerous Man
Jonathan Snowden - 2020-04-25
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From his fights inside the cage with Hall of Famers Royce Gracie and Dan Severn to his even more fearsome battles outside of it, this book takes an in-depth look at one of the most fascinating men in all of combat sports. In Shamrock: The World's Most Dangerous Man, acclaimed Bleacher Report sportswriter Jonathan Snowden offers a compelling and har...
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The Trigger
Narratives of the American Shooter
Daniel J. Patinkin - 2018-06-19
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Six moving profiles reveal the human stories behind gun violence in the United States. A mother's untimely death causes a boy's emotional spiral that culminates in drug-related shooting and twenty-three years in prison; an honor roll student and all-American athlete drunkenly brandishes a shotgun and accidentally shoots a man; a fresh, hopeful Chic...
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Little Evil
One Ultimate Fighter's Rise to the Top
Jens Pulver - 2003-10-01
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At ten years of age, lined up alongside his two brothers in the living room of their Seattle home, Jens Pulver stared down the length of a shotgun into his father’s haggard face. Because Jens was the oldest, the one constantly running upstairs to protect his mother in the middle of the night, his father placed the barrel into his mouth first. Fear ...
Jiu-Jitsu and Life by Travis Tooke
The MMA Encyclopedia by Jonathan Snowden, Kendall Shields
The Laws of the Ring by Urijah Faber
Total MMA by Jonathan Snowden
Let's Get It On! by "Big" John McCarthy
The Professor in the Cage by Jonathan Gottschall
From the Fields to the Garden by Stitch Duran
No Holds Barred by Clyde Gentry
Blood in the Cage by L. Jon Wertheim