A library's worth of books have been written about heavyweight boxing in the 1970's, when larger-than-life figures Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier captured the attention of the nation. Proxies in a larger social battle that divided the country, they entered the ring with the weight of the world on their shoulders, both athletes and avatars in a … Continue reading Hybrid Shoot Announces New Boxing Book
The best professional wrestling matches from January 2021 including matches from WWE, New Japan Pro Wrestling and Game Changer Wrestling. From workrate classics to death match gore, it's all included in a list curated by writer Jonathan Snowden.
I updated my match of the year list every month to make sure it reflects what I was thinking in real time as I watched my beloved professional wrestling. This list reflects the notable matches I enjoyed during 2020. I’m sure I’m missing a ton of things and it’s always a work in progress. Please … Continue reading 2020 Match of the Year List
"There is an incredible amount of new information unearthed in this biography, which details Shamrock’s time in MMA, pro wrestling and his foray into the quicksand of the drug world, offering a vulnerable piece of his soul not often on display in the world of mixed martial arts." More Here Buy the Book
"Fans of MMA will learn more about wrestling. Fans of wrestling will learn more about MMA. Fans of Shamrock will learn more than they thought possible." More Buy the Book
"Given the constant growth of Japanese wrestling among English speaking fans it is significant that Charlton has made J-Crowned accessible for both new fans whilst still imparting wisdom on veteran fans. There is an avenue to be explored by everyone. An extended benefit of J-Crowned is in its use as a reference guide. This … Continue reading Steel Chair Reviews J-Crowned
"Jonathan Snowden was born to write this book, no doubt the definitive look at one of MMA's most influential pioneers and a true pro-wrestling tough guy. Snowden's muscular prose and meticulous reporting makes 'Shamrock: The World's Most Dangerous Man' one of the most ambitious MMA or wrestling biographies ever written. Even hardcore fans will find … Continue reading Reviews are coming in for Shamrock: The World’s Most Dangerous Man
SHAMROCK: THE WORLD'S MOST DANGEROUS MAN THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY OF THE LIFE OF UFC & WWE LEGEND KEN SHAMROCK IS OUT TODAY Reno, Nevada – Shamrock: The World’s Most Dangerous Man, the eagerly awaited biography of UFC WWE legend Ken Shamrock, is released today. The explosive new book penned by MMA and professional wrestling historian … Continue reading Shamrock Book Released
Curious about Matt Charlton's new book J-Crowned: An Illustrated Guide to the Champions of Japanese Wrestling? Abraham Delgado has a great review up at Voices of Wrestling: “J-Crowned” is a trip through Japanese wrestling history, and for new fans or those interested to enter this world, it is a great pick up. In my case, … Continue reading Voices of Wrestling Reviews “J-Crowned”
Since the debut of Rikidōzan in 1951, Japanese professional wrestling has created a legion of grappling superstars, taking a distinctly Western art form and making it something uniquely their own. It began with a simple story—a valiant Japanese star taking on enormous American invaders, the narrative a reflection of Anti-American sentiment that remained strong after … Continue reading J-Crowned Released on Amazon!