Fight: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Ass-Kicking but Were Afraid You'd Get Your Ass Kicked for Asking

Fight: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Ass-Kicking but Were Afraid You'd Get Your Ass Kicked for Asking

Eugene S. Robinson


Crushing your enemies, using them earlier than you, and listening to the lamentations in their girls? It does not get any higher than this." –Eugene Robinson, ripping off John Milius

that is the sentiment that surges slightly below the skin of Eugene Robinson's struggle – an engrossing, intimate look at the all–absorbing global of battling. Robinson – a former body–builder, one–time bouncer, and lifetime struggle gourmet – takes readers on a no–holds–barred plunge into what combating is all approximately, and what opponents dwell for. If George Plimpton had muscle tissue and were choked out one too many times––this is the publication he may have written.

whilst Robinson and his fellow opponents combine it up, they stay thoroughly for the instant: absorbed within the suppose of muscle tissues slippery with sweat; the metal tang of blood mingling with saliva within the mouth; the candy, company thud of taped knuckles impacting flesh. they struggle since it feels sturdy. they struggle simply because they need to win. or even in the event that they get their asses kicked, they struggle simply because they love fighting.

struggle is an element encyclopedia, half panegyric to struggling with in all its types and glory. Robinson's narrative – instructed in his trademark tough–guy, stream–of–consciousness noir voice – punctuates this explanatory compendium of the battling global. From wrestling, jiu–jitsu, boxing and muay thai to bar combating, hand–to–hand wrestle, criminal battling and hockey fights, from the best motion picture struggle scenes to the right way to throw the correct left hook, struggle is a scene–by–scene travel of the bloody yet appealing underworld that's the paintings of fighting.

together with his aficionado's enthusiasm and fast–paced, addictive voice, Robinson's struggle combines compelling textual content with appealing photos to create an illustrated ebook as edgy and fascinating because it is gorgeous.

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