Ultimate Fighting

The Brains and Brawn of Mixed Martial Arts

From the Series Spectacular Sports

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

What if a boxer and a wrestler fought? Who would win? What if a fighter skilled in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tangled with a foe trained in traditional judo? These were questions that fans of combat sports asked for years, but how to settle it? The answer: mixed martial arts. In this action-packed book, you’ll meet the superstars and record holders of mixed martial arts, get behind-the-scenes details about some of its most dramatic moments, and find out what the future holds for this radical hybrid sport.

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978-1-46770-934-7
$34.65 $25.99
978-1-46771-711-3
$51.99 $38.99
978-1-46775-947-2
$53.32 $39.99
978-1-51244-267-0
$29.99 $29.99
Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Sports
Copyright 2014
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 64
Publication Date 2013-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 8.4
BISACS JNF054220, JNF054000, JNF054080
Dewey 796.8
Graphics 1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9 x 9
Lexile 990
ATOS Reading Level 6.7
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 160645
Accelerated Reader® Points 2.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides

Reviews

Booklist

“The informative text follows the history and evolution of UFC fights and those who participated in them. The many color photographs match the text in tone: there’s little sensationalism, especially considering how much there could be.” —Booklist

Author: Patrick Jones

Patrick Jones lives in Minneapolis and is the author of many novels including the Support and Defend series. A former librarian, Jones received lifetime achievement awards from the American Library Association and the Catholic Library Association.

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