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Beast: blood, struggle and dreams at the heart of mixed martial arts

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The first book to bring readers deep inside a top mixed martial arts gym, Beast shows exactly what it takes to reach the top of this exacting sport. Doug Merlino spent two years at Florida's American Top Team, living, eating, and training alongside some of the world's best fighters, and traveled with them to fights around the world. The result is the most unvarnished look at the sport yet, with its electrifying highs and devastating lows. For both the uninitiated and for hardcore fans, Beast offers an intense journey into an often misunderstood world.
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subject_facet Martial artists -- Anecdotes, Mixed martial arts -- History, Mixed martial arts -- Social aspects, Mixed martial arts -- Training
title_display Beast : blood, struggle and dreams at the heart of mixed martial arts
title_full Beast : blood, struggle and dreams at the heart of mixed martial arts / Doug Merlino, Beast Blood, Struggle, and Dreams at the Heart of Mixed Martial Arts
title_short Beast :
title_sub blood, struggle and dreams at the heart of mixed martial arts
topic_facet History, Literary Criticism, Martial artists, Mixed martial arts, Nonfiction, Social aspects, Training