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What's your passion?
For Urijah "The California Kid" Faber, fighting is not just a thrill but an act of self-expression. From his first fight in the outlaw MMA days of 2003, Urijah recognized his passion for the sport—and since then the former WEC World Featherweight Champion, now fighting as a top bantamweight in the UFC, has been living his dream. As one of the most exciting, charismatic fighters today, with a loyal following in the MMA community, Urijah is well known for his inventive fight style, cutting-edge approach to fitness, and California swag.
In The Laws of the Ring, Urijah relates the full story of how he has made a career out of a highly demanding sport. Even outside the ring, his passion for fighting has motivated him to do so much more—to open his own fitness center, create a sports clothing line, lead a fight team, and recently to coach up-and-coming fighters in the television show The Ultimate Fighter. But even the California Kid couldn't do it all without constant hard work, healthy habits, and a whole lot of positive thinking. With his thirty-six "Laws of Power," Urijah shares the life lessons he's learned along his unconventional path, drawing from personal experience to give readers a sense of life inside the ring—and show how to take those lessons into their own worlds.
Part manifesto for success, personal journey, and meditation on a well-lived life, The Laws of the Ring is filled with funny, provocative, and inspirational stories for a colorful glimpse into the rise of a young superstar, and the philosophy behind his accomplishments. With clear-eyed perspective and down-to-earth advice, Urijah zeroes in on getting the life you want—and living it to the fullest.
I started reading the book while standing in the autograph line at the bookstore.
This book, or at least quotes from it, should be shared with everyone you know--even, or perhaps especially, your teenaged children!
Faber gives an insight on more of his life than many people would, and it makes for a great motivational book.
Really inspirational book and really well written. Urijah is a pretty astute guy and I am really happy with this book. Definitely worth your time.Published 25 days ago by Dan Brady
I thought this was a fighters story and his struggle to the top.I was amazed that this fighter has so much to teach anyone athlete or not, definately a must read highly... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ryan
Great book on the benefits of being a positive person and understanding the value of building positive relationships with others.Published 3 months ago by James Datzman
Like many mma fans, I'm a big supporter of Faber. But his story of how he got to where he is makes me a fan even more. The book took me a bit to finish but it's worth the time.Published 4 months ago by Cale Powers
This book is Faber. He as well as his book are sunny, funny, witty, insightful and honest as hell. A wonderful read.Published 6 months ago by Angel
Really cool to see how people become who they are and the struggles it takes to get there while helping people understand that they to can create their own passion in life.Published 6 months ago by Nol
Simple, this is a good book written by a good ufc fighter. Wether you are a fan of his or not, this is a great motivational book that everyone should read. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Juan Portillo
This man teaches through the power of a strong belief system, and positive thinking, that anything is possible. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Danagirl