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No Holds Barred: Ultimate Fighting and the Martial Arts Revolution
by Clyde Gentry
On November 12, 1993, eight men met in Denver, Colorado, to decide who was the greatest fighter in the world. They fought one-against-one in an octagonal cage where they could punch, kick, knee, elbow, head butt and choke. "There are no rules!" proclaimed the organizers. The Ultimate Fighting Championship was born-and the mystique of traditional martial arts had died.
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Milo Books
(first published April 28th 2002)
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an interesting book . . starts off as a brief pre-history of modern mma (pankration, etc.), then spends the majority of the book being a history of the UFC . . this largest middle section was the most interesting to me . . i like behind the scenes stuff when it's about things that end up being historic, though no one knew it at the time . . it made me go back and watch old clips of dark-age UFCs, etc. . . then at the end, there are a collection of almost miscellaneous chapters on mma, its athlet ...more