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The Challenge Fights of Grandmaster Ciriaco "Cacoy" Canete: The Greatest Living Eskrimador

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“History is written by the victors”. This timeless quote is clearly an appropriate one for the biography of a man never beaten in over 100 challenge fights. This book documents the fights exactly as Grandmaster Cacoy Canete related them to the author. The risk of death or serious injury was ever present in these type of matches, which became known as the legendary “Death ...more
Paperback, 1st, 102 pages
Published July 1st 2014 by Freehand Publishing
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Alvin
Apr 09, 2016 Alvin rated it liked it
I met Supreme Grandmaster Ciriaco "Cacoy" Cañete in 1996 when he was featured in a Filipino Martial Arts seminar in the San Francisco Bay Area. In his mid-seventies, he was still a formidable eskrimador and seems to work magic against his attacker in various demonstrations.

This book relates how he dealt with challenge matches and other conflicts throughout his life. I enjoyed the subject material itself and was glad to recognize many of the names of other significant eskrimadors of the time. Un
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