Why I Fight: The Belt Is Just an Accessory by Jay Dee ''b.j.'' Penn, Dave Weintraub |, NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Why I Fight: The Belt Is Just an Accessory

Why I Fight: The Belt Is Just an Accessory

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by Jay Dee "B.J." Penn, Dave Weintraub
     
 

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Claiming that “the belt is just an accessory,” Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight Champion B.J. Penn explains Why I Fight in this honest, intimate, and fascinating memoir. Written with David Weintraub, Why I Fight is an unforgettable portrait of one of the top and most recognizable mixed martial artists in the UFC and an

Overview

Claiming that “the belt is just an accessory,” Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight Champion B.J. Penn explains Why I Fight in this honest, intimate, and fascinating memoir. Written with David Weintraub, Why I Fight is an unforgettable portrait of one of the top and most recognizable mixed martial artists in the UFC and an up-close look at one of the most exciting and fastest growing sports in the world. UFC and Jiu-Jitsu aficionados—and fans of Iceman, A Fighter’s Heart, and Bruce Lee’s classic The Tao of Jeet Kun Do—will want to explore Why I Fight.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061960079
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/13/2010
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,032,062
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

BJ Penn is a former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion and is considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world. In 2000, he became the first and only non-Brazilian-born winner of the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship in the black belt category. Penn is only the second fighter (after Randy Couture) to win UFC titles in two different weight classes. He lives in Hilo, Hawaii.


David Weintraub is a freelance journalist, writer, and producer who has done freelance work for the UFC.

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