Memoirs of a Happy Warrior - Adventures of a Japanese Language Student-Turned MMA Champion

Memoirs of a Happy Warrior - Adventures of a Japanese Language Student-Turned MMA Champion

by Roxanne Modafferi

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BN ID: 2940149815647
Publisher: Burning Horse Media, Inc.
Publication date: 07/01/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 534 KB

About the Author

Roxanne Modafferi was born to two loving parents in Wilmington, Delaware, in 1982. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, with a Bachelor�s Degree in Japanese Language and Literature, with a minor in Linguistics. Ever since middle school, she�s been training in various forms of martial arts, finding her best fit in grappling arts such as judo, Brazilian jiu jitsu, and submission grappling. She turned to mixed martial arts, debuting in her junior year of college, and climbing to the top of the 135 lb weight division. After graduating, she moved to Japan, where she became an English teacher. She worked and trained full time. In September of 2013, after participating in The Ultimate Fighter Season 18, she moved from Japan to Las Vegas to pursue MMA full time.

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