With UFC 131 looming on the horizon, UFC’s biggest star’s autobiography is set to send shockwaves through the world of MMA and Pro Wrestling. Dana White, Vince McMahon, The Undertaker, Ric Flair, Frank Mir, Randy Couture, Cain Velasquez, Kurt Angle … all these names, and many more, are discussed by the only man to ever hold the UFC, WWE, and NCAA Division I Heavyweight Championships.
Brock Lesnar’s book, DeathClutch, which he wrote with longtime friend and confidante (and former ECW Owner / WWE Smackdown lead writer) Paul Heyman will be released in less than two weeks, on May 24th, by the prestigious publisher Harper Collins.
The book company sent out a press release, which states:
He is the biggest pay-per-view attraction in the world.
For countless fans of professional wrestling and mixed martial arts, Brock Lesnar has long been known for his freakish athleticism, mind-blowing speed, and meteoric rise to the top. Yet despite the fame and fortune that have come with his enormous success, Brock has shunned the media, choosing instead to remain intensely private about his life and his accomplishments.
Now, for the first time, he tells his remarkable story in his own words, describing the journey from his South Dakota farmboy roots to becoming the most popular pay-per-view attraction in the world. From the small-town amateur wrestling where he honed his skills to taking on The Rock at SummerSlam, Brock discusses how his natural athletic talent combined with the dark side of the wrestling business to make him the youngest-ever WWE World Champion.
Epic as it was, Brock’s overnight rise to fame came with a price, as he saw firsthand the toll that life on the road and in the ring could take on a pro wrestler’s body and mind. Weary of the punishing lifestyle and backstabbing politics, he chose to do the unthinkable: walk away from professional wrestling at the peak of his career and break all ties with the organization that made him a star on the global stage. It was a move that stunned WWE executives and fans alike, and one that Brock himself has never fully explained—until now.
Not one to stay quiet for long, Brock was soon back in the spotlight: this time in the UFC—home of the most dangerous mixed martial arts fighters in the world. Here he offers a behind-the-scenes look at his shocking decision to leave the wrestling entertainment business for a legitimate combat sport. From training to be a real fighter, to immediately being thrown into the Octagon against the UFC’s best heavyweights, to the psychology behind his legendary trash-talking, Brock opens up about what it takes not only to succeed in the world’s fastest-growing sport but to become the Undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the World. He also speaks candidly about the illness that nearly killed him, how it changed him as a fighter and a man, and how it shaped his will to survive.
In the end, Brock holds nothing back. A revealing, raw, and ultimately redemptive tale of Brock’s determination and domination, DeathClutch is the untold true story of becoming one of life’s true champions.
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