Getting the download link through email is temporarily not available. Please check back later.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
The Voice of Reason: A V.I.P. Pass to Enlightenment Hardcover – May 15, 2012
|New from||Used from|
Up to 50% off select Non-Fiction books
Featured titles are up to 50% off for a limited time. See all titles
Frequently Bought Together
Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought
Host of The Jim Rome Show
I've never seen anything like it. He's the best thing since Muhammad Ali
"Over the course of the last few years Chael Sonnen has become one of the most divisive figures in mixed martial arts. The outspoken middleweight is beloved by some and reviled by others, to find an MMA fan without an opinion on Sonnen is virtually impossible…For those that are already fans of Sonnen this book will be a must read. For those that, shall we say, are less than enamored by Mr. Sonnen, this book will provide a glimpse below the surface, exposing the reader to a man that is much more than the one he presents when he is standing in front of a camera with a microphone in his hand."—BleacherReport.com
About the Author
Top Customer Reviews
It's quotes like these that dive deep:
An old wrestling coach of mine once told me something brilliant, and it applies to every fight I've won and, sadly, every fight that I've lost: "Chael, you can tell when a guy breaks." And you can, even (nay, especially) when it's you.
You're never ready. You prepare. You train.Read more ›
I'll be quite frank, right off the bat. As someone that is more than well aware of Chael and his day-to-day "persona", I figured I might have some misgivings about him writing a book. As luck would have it, I found myself on the receiving end of it irregardless, and was pleased that I took the time to sit down and read it.. in under two days.
You read that right - "in under two days". I'm an admitted bookworm from time to time, but rarely do I plow through a book quite like that... which is to say: This, believe it or not, is a page turner. Where you might expect to be picking up another about-and-sort-of-written-in-the-voice-of-the-athlete book is where you'll end up being wrong. YES, there is Promotional Chael in this book. But above and beyond anything you might expect, there is also reminiscent Chael, sociologist Chael, social media Chael, politician Chael, coach Chael, student Chael, fighter Chael, and most pointedly: Human Chael. But if it's not a "biography", then what is it? I'll not throw around the "manifesto" description, as it's already heavily in rotation, but will simply point out that it is essentially a collection of essays. Thought-out observations, if you will. A look inside the mind of a man that normally spends his time showing a caricature of himself rather than his inner monologue? Yes, absolutely.
Sparing an extensive chapter-by-chapter review here (you should probably just buy the book, eh?), I'll say this: MMA fans will certainly enjoy their time spent reading this book. Non-MMA fans will enjoy it just as much (and maybe even more than?) the diehard fans. At the end of the day, "Voice of Reason" is a hilariously fun and interesting read that (surprisingly) has something for everyone.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Great book written by a genius. The reflection of perfection l, the one who gets all the attention, the man with the biggest arms, the man with the greatest charms, and the man who... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Taibe Petracek
I thought this was an autobiography. Maybe I should have read a little more about it first. That was my only disappointment with it, otherwise it was an entertaining read. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Chuck
Good ,short read. If you aren't familiar with Chael or his style of humor this book might come across as a bit egotistical, but that's is his character. Read morePublished 13 months ago by R.Kittson
some fun stuff in here but a lot of super conservative twisted rationale that really turns the reader offPublished 16 months ago by cody