A Fighter's Heart: One Man's Journey Through the World of Fighting

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Atlantic Books, Apr 1, 2009 - ART - 300 pages
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After a series of adventurous jobs around the world, Sam Sheridan found himself in Australia, cash-rich and with time on his hands to spend it. It occurred to him that he could finally explore a long-held obsession: fighting. Within a year, he was in Bangkok training with Thailand's greatest kickboxing champion and stepping through the ropes for his first professional bout. But one fight wasn't enough, and Sheridan set out to test himself on an epic journey into how and why we fight, facing Olympic boxers, Brazilian jiu-jitsu stars, and Ultimate Fighting champions.

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User Review  - keneumey - LibraryThing

I agree with the reviews that say this book needed an editor. Ideas are repeated just a few pages apart in paragraphs worded slightly differently. Sheridan offers a lot of insight about mixed martial ... Read full review

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User Review  - NicolBolas - LibraryThing

I loved this book. I felt like I was reading a book about what I could have done. Sheridan’s will to fight was intriguing. I found myself captivated by the experiences, won over (in most parts) by the ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Sam Sheridan joined the US Merchant Marines after high school and then attended Harvard College. He has written for Men's Journal and Newsweek. This is his first book.

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