Beyond the Lion's Den: The Life, The Fights, The Techniques

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Tuttle Publishing, Oct 15, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 278 pages
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This book highlights the fighting life of Ken Shamrock, one of the most popular professional wrestlers in the WWE and the second most popular combatant in UFC history. It covers Shamrock's beginnings in amateur wrestling, his bouts in the WWE, to his most recent return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. It exposes the victories, injuries, and personal struggles behind Shamrock's failures and successes. Featuring descriptions of his most pivotal fights, this book is a perfect complement to Inside the Lion's Den and will let readers into the full story of the "World's Most Dangerous Man."

Also featured is a complete how-to section that covers Shamrock's most devastating techniques. With easy-to-follow instructions and photographs for 70 techniques, this book teaches Shamrock's entire submission fighting system.

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Contents

On the Road
51
11
67
14
115
Top Guard Position
156
Passing the Guard
164
Submissions from the Top Guard Position
170
Side Mount Position
185
The Mount Position
220
Rear Mount Position
231
Rear Mount Submissions
237
Bottom Guard Position
251
Bottom Guard Submissions
263
Half Guard Submissions
273
Acknowledgments
279
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Ken Shamrock dominated no-holds-barred martial arts competitions in both America and Asia. He was the first Superfight Champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the first King of Pancrase, the pioneering Japanese fighting circuit, and is a former WWE superstar. He lives in San Diego, CA.

Erich Krauss is the author of six books including Brawl: A Behind the Scenes Look at Mixed Martial Arts Competition. He currently lives in Thailand.

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