A unique look into a side of MMA that only a few know and only Genia can give. aChris Palmquist, partner, MixedMartialArts.com Out Freakin' Cold Forget pay-per-view. Forget championship belts or sanctioning bodies. This is Mixed Martial Arts combat in its purest, rawest form. Follow Jim Genia into the illicit world of vale tudo (anything goes). Locations are always changing and known only to a few, from run-down, shuttered gyms to speakeasy combat cages. The ruthless damage exacted on the human body leaves a trail of hard-won scars. The fighters battle for everything but a payday, risking it all for honor and pride. In a world of conformity, these are men of action who struggle against rules, selling out, and their own demons. Jim Genia offers on-the-mat access to a brutal arena and the men who spill their blood there. qCaptures the good, the bad, and the ugly.q aMatthew Polly, author of American Shaolin qIt's a raw, wild scene and Genia takes you in his pocket for the ride.q aSam Sheridan, author of A Fighter's Heart 16 Pages of No-Holds-Barred Photosdered aloud to Josh if he was allowed to be here, as his day job had been none too pleased at his extracurricular activities, and he told me his day jobalike Fox 5 Newsacould kiss his ass. aThey caught me right after I fought so of course I was anbsp;...
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