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By Brock Lesnar

ISBN-10: 0062023128

ISBN-13: 9780062023124

He's the largest pay-per-view allure on the planet. he's "the Baddest Dude at the Planet." he's Brock Lesnar. For numerous lovers wrestling and combined martial arts, Brock Lesnar has lengthy been identified for his freakish athleticism, awesome pace, and meteoric upward push to the head. but regardless of the celebrity and fortune that experience include his huge, immense good fortune, Brock has kept away from the media, picking in its place to stay intensely deepest approximately his lifestyles and his accomplishments. Now, for the 1st time, he tells his extraordinary tale in his personal phrases, describing the adventure from his South Dakota farmboy roots to changing into the most well-liked pay-per-view charm on the earth. From the small-town beginner wrestling the place he honed his talents to taking up The Rock at SummerSlam, Brock discusses how his usual athletic expertise mixed with the darkish part of the wrestling enterprise to make him the youngest-ever WWE global Champion. Epic because it was once, Brock's in a single day upward thrust to status got here with a cost, as he observed firsthand the toll that lifestyles at the highway and within the ring might tackle a professional wrestler's physique and brain. Weary of the punishing way of life and backstabbing politics, he selected to do the unthinkable: stroll clear of specialist wrestling on the top of his occupation and holiday all ties with the association that made him a celebrity at the worldwide level. It used to be a movement that shocked WWE executives and lovers alike, and one who Brock himself hasn't ever totally explained—until now. now not one to stick quiet for lengthy, Brock used to be quickly again within the highlight: this time within the UFC—home of the main harmful combined martial arts opponents on the earth. right here he deals a behind-the-scenes examine his stunning selection to go away the wrestling leisure enterprise for a sound strive against game. From education to be a true fighter, to right away being thrown into the Octagon opposed to the UFC's top heavyweights, to the psychology at the back of his mythical trash-talking, Brock opens up approximately what it takes not just to achieve the world's fastest-growing activity yet to turn into the Undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the area. He additionally speaks candidly concerning the ailment that almost killed him, the way it replaced him as a fighter and a guy, and the way it formed his will to outlive. after all, Brock holds not anything again. A revealing, uncooked, and eventually redemptive story of Brock's choice and domination, DeathClutch is the untold actual tale of turning into considered one of life's actual champions.

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Or so I thought. A DETOUR ON MY ROAD TO THE NCAA HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP The U of M coaches, Marty and J, wanted me to move to Minneapolis right away when I finished junior college so I could start working out with their heavyweights, like Billy Pierce and Shelton Benjamin. But, as always, I didn’t have any money, and I couldn’t afford a place in Minneapolis. That’s where Alan Rice came in. He was a former Olympian, and he was a huge Minnesota Gophers booster. He also happened to own a frat house on campus.

That was all I needed to hear, and I didn’t go. Had I gotten a taste of MMA fighting back then, who knows? Maybe I would never have gone back to school. Someday, I’d like to take my wife and kids to Susanville, just for the hell of it. Maybe even make the drive. Show my kids where I had to go, what I had to do, to just make it to the University of Minnesota. I’m not complaining. I’m glad I paid my dues and earned my own way. After my California summer, I just needed another eight credits to get enrolled at the U of M.

When the old timers all get together and start shooting the shit about “the good old days” of the AWA, they all talk about what a big tough son of a bitch Larry Hennig was in his prime. Curt’s dad smartened him up early about what the pro wrestling business had to offer, and the price you have to pay to achieve success in it. ” I can still hear him say the line. Curt knew the pro wrestling business was built on a pile of people who had been used for everything they were worth, and then dumped on the side of the road.

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