Synopses & Reviews
Combining wrestling, boxing and ruthless ground-and-pound with world-class Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Antonio Nogueira, current UFC Heavyweight Champion, has developed the most sought-after fighting system on the planet. In Mastering Mixed Martial Arts, for the first time, he unveils the guard segment of that system through more than 1000 step-by-step color photographs and detailed narrative, covering everything a fighter could want to know about developing and utilizing the guard. If your goal is to learn how to haul an opponent to the mat and put him in a world of pain, Mastering Mixed Martial Arts puts you one step closer to achieving that dream.
"In addition to breaking down his entire full guard, half guard and downed guard systems, [the book] also chronicles his rise to the top of the mixed martial arts mountain. It is not a book you want to miss out on."—Ultimate MMA magazine
Antonio Nogueira is known as "The World's Most Dangerous Groundfighter"
About the Author
is the former Pride Heavyweight Champion and the current UFC Heavyweight Champion. He will be a head coach on this season of Spike TV's hit reality show The Ultimate Fighter
, which began airing in September 2008.
Glen Cordoza is a professional Muay Thai kickboxer and mixed martial arts fighter. He is the author of eight books on the martial arts.
Erich Krauss is a professional Muay Thai kickboxer who has lived and fought in Thailand. He has written for The New York Times and is the author of nineteen books.