Live as a Man. Die as a Man. Become a Man.

Live as a Man. Die as a Man. Become a Man.

by Enson Inoue


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Live as a man. Die as a man. Become a man.

Yamatodamashii is roughly translated as Samurai Spirit or old spirit of Japan and has become synonymous with Enson Inoue. He was given this nickname by the Japanese people because of the way he carries himself inside and outside of the ring.

This philosophy permeates throughout Enson's experiences, helping him gain a different perspective on life with every new challenge that has come his way. He is the first World Shooto Heavyweight Champion, UFC fighter, Pride fighter, and pioneer of modern MMA. He gives an in-depth account of his philosophical insights and thrilling adventures both inside and outside the ring.

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ISBN-13: 9781495961601
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 05/28/2014
Series: Way of the Modern Day Samurai , #1
Pages: 332
Sales rank: 650,557
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Enson Inoue is a fourth generation Japanese American born and raised in Hawaii but has been residing in Japan for the last 24 years. He has had an extensive MMA career that includes achievements such as being the first Heavyweight World Shooto Champion, a fourth degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and a submission victory over UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture.

His current focus is on raising awareness for the people of the Tohoku region in Japan that were affected by the 2011 Tsunami and Earthquake.

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