Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07HX1LBVL
Author Lee Daly is pleased to announce his debut book, Before A Fall: A History of PRIDE Fighting Championships, is now on general release through Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk and select bookstores. The book is the first full history of the promotion in English and features interviews with Bas Rutten, Frank Shamrock, Stephen Quadros, Dan Severn, Erik Paulson, Frank Trigg, Kim Gracie and many more. It is available in trade paperback and Kindle versions.
The book is a history of the promotion from before its inception, exploring its roots from circuses in the Amazon to 19th century Japan, right through to its peak in front of tens of thousands of fans, as well its eventual demise. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Japanese pro wrestling, Russian sambo and Hollywood level production values all played a part in making PRIDE what it was, and all those art forms, as well as the people who practiced them, are profiled extensively.