JON WERTHEIM – Blood in the Cage

    [REBROADCAST] We take a look at the increasingly popular world of Mixed Martial Arts, a combat sport that blends boxing with wrestling, kickboxing, and Brazilian jiu-jitsu. The Ultimate Fighting Championship, the sport’s main league, is the focus of Sports Illustrated writer JON WERTHEIM’s recent book, “Blood in the Cage: Mixed Martial Arts, Pat Mimetic, and the Furious Rise of the UFC.” Wertheim’s other books include “Running the Table.” We will talk with five time UFC champion PAT MILETICH as well. He now runs the most sought-after MMA training facility in the world based in Bettendorf, Iowa.
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