Frank Shamrock Releases Riveting Tell-All ‘UNCAGED’
(PRESS RELEASE) -- Los Angeles, CA – September 24, 2012: The new
Autobiography Uncaged: My Life as a Champion MMA Fighter (Chicago
Review Press) written by Frank
Shamrock with Charles
Fleming, is the remarkable and riveting story of Mixed Martial
Arts Legend Frank
Shamrock. Readers embark on an inspirational journey, as
Shamrock personally guides them through the depths of his memories,
sharing intimate details of his turbulent path from a troubled
juvenile to a respected sports Legend.
Shamrock bares all as he reveals intimate details about his
troubled childhood filled with abuse, neglect and petty crime. He
speaks candidly about his turbulent relationship with his adopted
brother Ken, problems he had with the Ultimate Fighting
Championship and the reasons behind his retirement. Shamrock also
shares vivid accounts of his fights both in and out of the ring,
giving readers a rare glimpse into the life of a fighter.
Uncaged: My Life as a Champion MMA Fighter begins with Shamrock’s
early childhood when he was living with his hippie mother and
abusive stepfather in a shed behind their house. He reveals the
circumstances which led to his time in numerous juvenile detention
centers and how he eventually became a ward of the state. He then
goes on to detail his salvation under the foster father who took
him in when no one else would, his descent into drugs, alcohol and
increasingly serious crimes that landed him in state prison and his
eventual rebirth as a mixed martial arts champion that dominated
the entire sport for two decades.
Outside of the cage Shamrock has become one of MMA’s most
recognized television personalities and can be seen regularly on
Showtime Sports as a color commentator for Strikeforce. The
Uncaged: My Life as a Champion MMA Fighter book tour, which will be
scheduled around Strikeforce events, charity work, and public
speaking engagements, will kick off in Sacramento this Friday,
The book signing event in Sacramento, California will take place in
the Barnes and Noble located at 3561 N. Freeway Blvd at 7:00pm. The
bookstore is located SE of the Pavilion where the Strikeforce event
Melendez vs. Healy was set to be held.
Uncaged: My Life as a Champion MMA Fighter is available now in
bookstores everywhere! The book can also be purchased on Amazon.com
and through IPG. To order through IPG, please call 1-800-888-4741
or log on to www.ipgbook.com.
For more information on Frank
Shamrock, please visit www.Frankshamrock.com.
About the authors: Frank
Shamrock is considered a pioneer of mixed martial arts and is
touted by many as the “Fighter of the Decade” for the 1990’s. He is
the only athlete in sports history to win two world titles in less
than a minute (38 seconds to be exact). Outside of the ring
Shamrock is an MMA color commentator on CBS, Showtime, and ESPN2.
He is internationally known as one of the world’s top martial arts
instructors and is also an accomplished author. Shamrock also
mentors top athletes, leads a nationwide “anti-bullying” campaign,
and oversees Frank
Shamrock Inc., an asset management, marketing and integrated
Fleming is a reporter whose writing has been published in such
publications as Entertainment Weekly, Newsweek and Vanity Fair. He
is the coauthor of several books, including The Goomba Book of
Love, The Goomba Diet, A Goomba’s Guide to Life, My Lobotomy and
Three Weeks in October.
Mickey Rourke is an actor, a screenwriter and a retired boxer
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