- Mixed martial arts (MMA) fighting pits masters of every kind of combat — street fighting, sumo, judo — in matches broadcast around the world. This book chronicles the turbulent history of MMA fighting from its inception in the Greek Olympic Games, through its glorification in Japan to its growing popularity as an American sport. Through personal interviews with legendary fighters, Krauss offers a detailed look into that world of absolute intensity, the MMA — a world of honour, vendettas, and drunken back-alley scraps.
Erich Krauss began his fighting career in the underground gambling halls of Pataya, Thailand. He returned to the United States and now trains at the world-renowned Lion’s Den. He lives in San Diego, California. Bret Aita is bassist and lead vocalist for the Opposition Party, a southern California hard rock band. He also writes horror fiction.
Published: October 2002
Dimensions: 6.75 x 9.75 in.