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Wondering why you should purchase this book when there are other titles on the shelves written by much higher-caliber fighters? Well, Forrest Griffin is not as good-looking as those guys. He's not as smart as them. He's also not as athletically endowed. And let's face it, neither are you. Those other fighters are pretty much better than you in every way. But you can actually aspire to be as good as Forrest one day. Why? Because he is nothing special, just like you.

Forrest is not a martial artist. He's a fighter, and this book was written for his kin. If you're a hillbilly like Forrest and you get off on having your face rearranged, Got Fight? is for you. This is a manifesto more strategic than Sun Tzu's The Art of War, more philosophical than Bruce Lee's Tao of Jeet Kune Do, more powerful than a well-lubricated locomotive.

In these pages you will learn about true mental toughness—whether it's scraping it out in the Octagon or picking up chicks. You will learn about the mental defects that made Forrest Griffin into the abomination he is today and how you can use your shortcomings to become equally horrible. You will learn the essential tactics of hand-to-hand combat as well as how to defend yourself in the event of a sword attack. Never been attacked by a sword? You need this book worse that we thought.

Still not convinced? Don't worry. Even if you find that the book sucks, it will be no worse than having sex with Forrest Griffin. You'll feel a small prick and some minor discomfort, and then it will all be over.

Published: HarperCollins on Jun 2, 2009
ISBN: 9780061879630
List price: $11.14
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I found the book pretty interesting. I am a huge MMA fan. Forrest Griffin is a n extremely funny author, and I think anyone, regardless of MMA knowledge, would love this book. Honestly, this book is probably most beneficial to anyone who knows little about mixed martial arts, and wants to understand what is going on a bit more.read more
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I've recently gotten into MMA, via obnoxious boyfriend, and was forced to read Got Fight? by Forrest Griffin. I was more than pleasantly surprised to find that Griffin was not only hilarious (one of the funniest books I've ever read) but was also very informative when it came to all things fighting. The tips at the end of the book have helped me understand what I'm seeing, what kind of submissions are being used, when watching the fights. And I can now perform a perfect Asian Dart! I highly recommend this book for anyone getting into MMA, be it guy or unfortunate girlfriend.read more
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Five stars for a Comedy-Sports-Biography. You probably wouldn't care for this book if you weren't a fan of Mixed Martial Arts or things that are funny. Forrest is hilarious in that self-deprecating way, so be warned if you aren't a fan. Also, has some nice fighting tips at the back of the book (good for an average, non-fighter like me anyway).read more
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This book sounds like Forrest Griffin - brash, irreverent, self deprecating, street smart. An unusual mix of anecdotes, advice, and technique, this book is really only for those who appreciate mixed martial arts - otherwise, you just won't understand what the heck Griffin is talking about, nor will you understand the passion bordering on obsession that drives MMA fighters. I enjoyed reading this book, but was saddened to see Griffin lose to Anderson 'The Spider' Silva at UFC 101 and then completely disappear off the radar for months after fleeing the ring. I hope Griffin gets his voice - and his swagger - back.read more
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Not a huge fan of sports biography books, there usually inane muck penned by ghost writers. But if your into UFC, MMA or a fighter then this is the book for you, and as Forrest says, it will also make you more manly :). Its a good book and an insight into the lunatic mind of a professional MMA fighter, Forrest has a great writing style, self-deprecating, warts and all (literally), but quite clever. His stories range from laugh-out-loud funny to making you wince.Because the book is so "manly" it does have appeal outside of the Martial Arts arena. Highly recommended.read more
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I found the book pretty interesting. I am a huge MMA fan. Forrest Griffin is a n extremely funny author, and I think anyone, regardless of MMA knowledge, would love this book. Honestly, this book is probably most beneficial to anyone who knows little about mixed martial arts, and wants to understand what is going on a bit more.
Is this review helpful? Yes | NoThank you for your feedback.
I've recently gotten into MMA, via obnoxious boyfriend, and was forced to read Got Fight? by Forrest Griffin. I was more than pleasantly surprised to find that Griffin was not only hilarious (one of the funniest books I've ever read) but was also very informative when it came to all things fighting. The tips at the end of the book have helped me understand what I'm seeing, what kind of submissions are being used, when watching the fights. And I can now perform a perfect Asian Dart! I highly recommend this book for anyone getting into MMA, be it guy or unfortunate girlfriend.
Is this review helpful? Yes | NoThank you for your feedback.
Five stars for a Comedy-Sports-Biography. You probably wouldn't care for this book if you weren't a fan of Mixed Martial Arts or things that are funny. Forrest is hilarious in that self-deprecating way, so be warned if you aren't a fan. Also, has some nice fighting tips at the back of the book (good for an average, non-fighter like me anyway).
Is this review helpful? Yes | NoThank you for your feedback.
This book sounds like Forrest Griffin - brash, irreverent, self deprecating, street smart. An unusual mix of anecdotes, advice, and technique, this book is really only for those who appreciate mixed martial arts - otherwise, you just won't understand what the heck Griffin is talking about, nor will you understand the passion bordering on obsession that drives MMA fighters. I enjoyed reading this book, but was saddened to see Griffin lose to Anderson 'The Spider' Silva at UFC 101 and then completely disappear off the radar for months after fleeing the ring. I hope Griffin gets his voice - and his swagger - back.
Is this review helpful? Yes | NoThank you for your feedback.
Not a huge fan of sports biography books, there usually inane muck penned by ghost writers. But if your into UFC, MMA or a fighter then this is the book for you, and as Forrest says, it will also make you more manly :). Its a good book and an insight into the lunatic mind of a professional MMA fighter, Forrest has a great writing style, self-deprecating, warts and all (literally), but quite clever. His stories range from laugh-out-loud funny to making you wince.Because the book is so "manly" it does have appeal outside of the Martial Arts arena. Highly recommended.
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