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On November 12, 1993, in Denver, Colorado, the last word combating Championship used to be unleashed on an unsuspecting public, with an explosion-an explosion of blood-as 6-foot-5 Dutch savate champion Gerard Gordeau kicked 420 lb-sumo wrestler Teila Tuli flush within the face lower than one minute into the night's establishing struggle. The construction of advert guy and serial entrepreneur paintings Davie, the UFC arrived with almost no caution or fanfare. but it used to be watched dwell in approximately 90,000 U.S. families via Pay-Per-View tv, and immediately redefined motion activities for a brand new iteration. The brutal kick brought via Gordeau not just despatched Tuli's the teeth flying into the gang, it knocked the martial arts and strive against activities worlds on their asses. With the first actual UFC, the recent game of combined martial arts (MMA) was once launched-although it wasn't even known as that yet-and battling may by no means back be an identical. Now, for the 1st time, the real tale of ways the final word battling Championship got here into life is advised by way of the fellow who begun all of it. during this brilliant and fast-moving, first-person account, Davie explains how his thought to crown the World's top Fighter painstakingly developed into the UFC, which now stands as a billion-dollar activities franchise. artwork Davie is the Dr. James Naismith and Abner Doubleday of MMA (with a marginally of PT Barnum), but his identify is essentially unknown. that's, previously. Davie's story is one among perseverance and against-all-odds selection, as he labored tirelessly for 4 years to determine his dream come to brutal fruition, whereas assembly resistance at each flip. It's additionally a mash-up of martial arts, famous person, activities, and company, regarding a hugely unbelievable solid of characters that incorporates Academy Award nominee John Milius, NFL corridor of repute operating again Jim Brown, motion movie superstar Chuck Norris, Brazilian jiu-jitsu godfather Rorion Gracie and Pay-Per-View television pioneer Bob Meyrowitz. This no-holds-barred account of the way Davie begun the final word combating Championship, and introduced combined martial arts, is one for not only struggle fanatics, yet for enthusiasts of mavericks in enterprise and lifestyles who cease at not anything to satisfy their goals. even if you're a hardcore supporter of MMA, or have by no means watched a unmarried bout, you'll be enthralled through Davie's tale of triumph, tempered by means of consistently lurking catastrophe. paintings Davie created the game of the twenty first century, which arrived a decade early. He all started a revolution, and his revolution used to be televised.

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