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Frank Shamrock was the undefeated mixed martial arts (MMA) champion for 10 years and is the only person to win a title in all three major North American fight promotions (UFC, WEC, and Strikeforce). He has worked as an NBC sports announcer, is an owner of fight venues, and created his own line of MMA training gyms. He is the author of Mixed Martial Arts for Dummies. He lives in Los Angeles. Charles Fleming is a writer, an adjunct faculty member of the University of Southern California, and a reporter whose writing has been published in such publications as Entertainment Weekly, Newsweek, and Vanity Fair. He is the coauthor of several books, including The Goomba Book of Love, The Goomba Diet, A Goomba’s Guide to Life, My Lobotomy, and Three Weeks in October. He lives in Los Angeles. Mickey Rourke is an actor, a screenwriter, and a retired boxer. He has acted in such films as Angel Heart, Iron Man 2, and Sin City, and he won a Golden Globe Award in 2009 for his lead role in The Wrestler. He lives in New York City.
A lot of newer MMA fans might be more familiar with Frank Shamrock as the color commentator for the now defunct Strikeforce or as the guy as who is regularly involved in a war of... Read morePublished 23 months ago by nin/ja77
This is a very interesting book about one of the pioneers of mma. Frank Shamrock was truly ahead of his time in the sport. Read morePublished 23 months ago by J
A story of one mans rise to the hights of winning a world title and growing as a human. Enjoyed this book thoroughly and recomend it to anyone with any interest in the sport.Published on December 25, 2012 by Jimmy
Bounced around enough to confuse ,e a little when I put the book down for while.
Did enjoy the historic referances to fifghts
A great story about overcoming life's craziness. I have been a fan of Frank's since Pancrase. It was great to read his thoughts on many of the historic fights he was in, though I... Read morePublished on November 9, 2012 by Dr. D
An honest behind the scenes portrait of a champion warrior. A conflicted but real human being finding an outlet for his energies. A good read!Published on November 1, 2012 by otto streit