By Nick Gullo
Within the late-1980s, a VHS tape circulated throughout the martial arts underground. The grainy video, Gracies in Action, confirmed a narrow Brazilian fighter in a standard gi scuffling with a boxer, a wrestler, and eventually a karate grasp. artwork Davie observed the tape, and with Rorion Gracie, devised War of the Worlds, a strive against match that includes opponents from each self-discipline. In 1993, the Ultimate struggling with Championship debuted in Denver, Colorado, and 86,000 domestic audience paid to observe. considering the fact that then, lower than the management of UFC president Dana White, the recognition of MMA has skyrocketed.
In Into the Cage, UFC insider Nick “the Tooth” Gullo offers us an unheard of journey in the course of the international of final scuffling with. right here you can find the historical past of combined martial arts; an in-depth appreciation of combined martial arts kinds; a behind-the-scenes examine The final Fighter; and a glimpse into existence with a struggle workforce and what it takes to stand an opponent within the Octagon. via 196 impressive photos and never-before-told anecdotes, Nick Gullo provides UFC fanatics extraordinary entry to the learning, lives, and careers of a few of MMA’s so much celebrated opponents, together with Anderson Silva, Georges St-Pierre, Nick and Nate Diaz, Jon Jones, Ronda Rousey, and Chad Weidman; and in addition the folk and personalities, from Joe Rogan to Arianny Celeste, who make the game great.
Above all, Into the Cage chronicles the hero’s trip embarked upon through a number of the hardest, so much expert combatants the area has ever visible. attention-grabbing, uncensored, and insightful, this awesome first-hand account finds the world’s such a lot compelling and quickest transforming into activity because it hasn't ever been noticeable earlier than.
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