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 +====== DOCUMENTARIES (MMA) ======
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “ALI vs. INOKI – THE TRUTH OF THE 33rd YEAR”**\\
 +Japanese documentary about on of the most (in)famous matches in history, Muhammed Ali vs. Antonio Inoki on June 26th, 1976.\\
 +Running Time: 45 minutes – Source: SAT TV
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “ANDERSON SILVA – LIKE WATER”**\\
 +In the most brutal and often most misunderstood sport in the world, becoming a champion takes more than just blood, sweat, and tears. Like Water follows middleweight Ultimate Fighter Anderson Silva as he prepares to crown his four-year run as the unbeaten king of the sport with a record 12th straight win in the UFC. With intimate access to Silva and his intense training, the surprising and inspiring man behind one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time emerges.\\
 +1 Disc – 90 minutes – Source: DVD
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “BAD BLOOD – LIDDELL vs. ORTIZ”**\\
 +Once friends, now bitter enemies, UFC superstars Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell and “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” Tito Ortiz waged intense battles inside and out of the Octagon. UFC: Bad Blood – Liddell vs. Ortiz gives an all access look at the epic feud forged in heated competition over the UFC Championship, and fueled by personal conflict that often boiled over.\\
 +1 Disc – 75 minutes – Source: Bluray
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY - BIPOLAR ROCK 'N' ROLLER**\\
 +A raw and unflinching account of Mauro Ranallo's decades-long struggle with Bipolar Affective Disorder. The voice of WWE and Showtime Championship Boxing, Ranallo has called some of the biggest sports events in history - all the while fighting his own epic battles with mental health. Follow his journey as he combats the stigma behind mental health issues and sheds light on what it's like being at the top of the industry despite seemingly insurmountable odds.\\
 +1 Disc - 75 minutes - Source: TV
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “DECADE – THE FIRST 10 YEARS OF PRIDE”**\\
 +Retrospective on the 10-year history of PRIDE Fighting Championships, featuring interviews from such PRIDE fighters and icons as: Nobuyuki Sakakibara, Nobuhiko Takada, Renzo Gracie, Chuck Liddell, Mark Coleman, Quinton Jackson, Mark Kerr, Kevin Randleman, Frank Trigg, Don Frye, Matt Hume, Gilbert Yvel, plus many other legends in MMA!\\
 +1 Disc – 180 minutes – Source: DVD
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “FEDOR – BADDEST MAN ON THE PLANET”**\\
 +Unprecedented access to former PRIDE and current WANNA Heavyweight Champion Fedor Emelianenko.\\
 +Running Time: 45 minutes – Source: SAT TV
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “FIGHTER – A DOCUMENTARY”**\\
 +With unprecedented access behind the scenes, FIGHTER takes an irreverent yet brutally honest look at the world of Reality fighters from their own perspective, through tournaments, training and daily lives. From gentle giant Randy “The Natural” Couture attempting to re-gain the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s heavyweight crown to Victoria Schiltz winning inspiration from her boyfriend/manager’s ringside cheers, World Cup gold medalist and training guru Rico Chiapparelli’s analysis of what makes a great fighter to first-hand look at what it’s like to step into the ring for the first time, FIGHTER deftly captures the skill, dedication, rivalry, camaraderie, and tremendous mutual respect among our country’s “ultimate” athletes.\\
 +1 Disc – 60 minutes – Source: DVD
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “GSP: RUSH TO THE TOP”**\\
 +New Jersey’s top pay-per-view distributor, Integrated Sports Media, announced today the pending release of “George St-Pierre: Rush To The Top.” It is one-hour special which focuses on the early career of the UFC welterweight champion and crowd favorite, Georges St-Pierre.\\
 +1 Disc – 60 minutes – Source: TV
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “GSP – RUSHFIT – COMPLETE 8 WEEK TRAINING PROGRAM” [6 DISC-SET]**\\
 +Discover the secrets used by the toughest fighter on the planet to maintain his dominant edge. Georges St-Pierre has created a 8 week fitness program that will help you gain strength and lean out to get in the best shape of your life.\\
 +Part 1: Strength and Endurance Workout\\
 +Part 2: Abdominal Strength & Core Conditioning\\
 +Part 3: The Fight Conditioning Workout\\
 +Part 4: Explosive Power Training\\
 +Part 5: Full Body Strength & Conditioning\\
 +Part 6: Bonus Workouts\\
 +Extras: Workout Guide, Nutrition Guide, Beginner Training Calendar, Intermediate Training Calendar, Advanced Training Calendar\\
 +6 Discs – 600 minutes – Source: DVD
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “HUMAN WEAPON – SEASON 1″ [5 DISC-SET]**\\
 +2007/07/20 – 1×01 – Muay Thai: Ultimate Striking\\
 +2007/07/27 – 1×02 – Eskrima Stickfighting\\
 +2007/08/03 – 1×03 – Karate\\
 +2007/08/10 – 1×04 – Savate\\
 +2007/08/17 – 1×05 – Judo: Samurai Legacy\\
 +2007/08/24 – 1×06 – Pankration\\
 +2007/08/31 – 1×07 – Krav Maga\\
 +2007/09/21 – 1×08 – “Marine Corps Martial Arts”\\
 +2007/09/28 – 1×09 – “MMA: America’s Extreme Fighting”\\
 +2007/10/19 – 1×10 – “Kung Fu”\\
 +2007/11/09 – 1×11 – “SAMBO: RUSSIA’S EXTREME FIGHTING”\\
 +2007/11/16 – 1×12 – “CAMBODIAN BLOODSPORT”\\
 +2007/11/23 – 1×13 – “SILAT: MARTIAL ART OF MALAYSIA”\\
 +2007/12/14 – 1×15 – “NINJUTSU”\\
 +2007/12/27 – 1×16 – “TAEKWONDO”\\
 +5 Discs – Source: TV
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “JENS PULVER – DRIVEN” [Fan Edition]**\\
 +JENS PULVER – DRIVEN takes you behind the scenes for an emotional roller coaster ride that proves equally heartbreaking and inspirational as we follow legendary mixed martial arts champion, Jens Pulver, on his ‘last march’ toward a do or die comeback after suffering four losses in the cage.The result is an unprecedented in depth look into the fighter, capturing an intimate portrait of a man who rose from a childhood laced with violence and substance abuse, to become one of the most loved and respected MMA fighters of all time.\\
 +1 Disc – 100 minutes – Source: DVD
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “MARK KERR – THE SMASHING MACHINE”**\\
 +In 2003 Mark Kerr was the subject of an HBO documentary entitled The Smashing Machine, which detailed his MMA career fighting in Vale Tudo, the UFC and PRIDE. The Smashing Machine also focused on Kerr’s eventual addiction to opiates, his relationships with his then-girlfriend, various training partners, and his friendship with Mark Coleman.\\
 +1 Disc – 90 minutes – Source: TV
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “MODERN WARRIORS: THE MARTIAL WAY” (2002)**\\
 +From the maker of Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel, Peter Spirer’s documentary Modern Warriors explains the history and practice of martial arts fighting. Featuring martial arts legends Benny “The Jet” Urquidez, Don “The Dragon” Wilson, and Bill “Sugarfoot” Wallace, this program discusses the origin, evolution, and philosophy of many fighting styles. The bulk of the film deals with performance, especially no-holds-barred matches and street fighting styles.\\
 +1 Disc – 60 minutes – Source: DVD
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY - "NOTORIOUS: A CONOR MCGREGOR DOCUMENTARY"**\\
 +In this special RTE documentary we enter the high-stakes world of the UFC, as we trail "The Notorious" Conor McGregor over the most important six months of his fighting career.\\
 +60 minutes - Source: DVD
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “ONCE I WAS A CHAMPION – THE EVAN TANNER STORY”**\\
 +Adventure seeker, fighter, philosopher, writer and alcoholic died on September 8th, 2008 in the desert north of Brawley, California. He was on a quest to find buried treasure. “Treasure” does not necessarily refer to something material.\\
 +1 Disc – 90 minutes – Source: DVD
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “POTENT – A MIXED MARTIAL ARTS DOCUMENTARY”**\\
 +This documentary not only takes an illuminating look at the physical sacrifices required to be a successful mixed martial artist, but does a superb job of exploring the often overlooked mental aspect of fighting. Starring Bas Rutten, Shawn Tompkins, Dan Henderson, Dean Lister, Frank Shamrock and MANY MORE!\\
 +1 Disc – 105 minutes – Source: DVD
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “RENZO GRACIE: LEGACY”**\\
 +The name “Gracie” is synonymous with jiu-jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts, one of the world’s fastest rising cultural phenomenon. While the stories of some of the original Gracie jiu-jitsu masters (Royce, Rorion) have been told, this new film will look at the man who is responsible for the sports unprecedented growth in the United States today – Brazilian Renzo Gracie. The film follows Gracie from his early days learning the sport in his native Brazil to his time coming to New York and becoming first a world champion, and then a master instructor from the streets of Sao Paulo to Japan and even Abu Dhabi. Renzo Gracie: Legacy provides a rare look into the making of an MMA champion and coach, through the eyes of one of the most respected stars of the sport.\\
 +1 Disc – 180 minutes – Source: DVD
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “RICKSON GRACIE: CHOKE”**\\
 +Released by Manga Entertainment in 1999, Choke, is a 98 minute documentary by filmmaker Robert Goodman who follows Rickson Gracie and 2 other fighters as they prepare and fight in Tokyo’s Vale Tudo 1995\\
 +1 Disc – 105 minutes – Source: DVD
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “RITES OF PASSAGE: THE REBIRTH OF COMBAT SPORTS”**\\
 +Rites of Passage takes you on a journey throughout the explosive world of No Holds Barred Fighting. Enter the minds of these extreme athletes as they tour the world in search of fistic glory. The documentary critics are calling both “explosive and brutal.” Witness first hand a behind the scenes introspective into this intense sport and learn why these modern day gladiators compete. After a brief introduction including extracts from interviews with many of the top MMA fighters the documantary is split into 3 parts: The Inoue Brothers, Vale Tudo (Focus on WVC Middleweight tournament) and finally The monster and the Wolf.\\
 +1 Disc – 105 minutes – Source: DVD
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “ROBERT DRYSDALE DOCUMENTARY”**\\
 +Follow Robert Drysdale, one of the very few competititors who has defeated Marcelo Garcia, as he trains mentally and physically for his ADCC 2009 Superfight against Roger Gracie (later replaced by Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza)\\
 +1 Disc – 30 minutes – Source: DVD
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “TAKEDOWN: THE DNA OF GSP”**\\
 +A look at the life and career of Ultimate Fighting Champion’s welterweight world champ Georges St-Pierre, also known as “GSP”.\\
 +1 Disc – 90 minutes – Source: DVD
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “THE GRACIES & THE BIRTH OF VALE TUDO” [2 DISC-SET]**\\
 +This is story of the Gracie Family, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and the creation of Mixed Martial Arts events. It shows the dissemination of one of the greatest chapters of the 20th Century in Brazil and the World, an extremely significant phenomenon, it illustrates the beliefs and values of this family of Martial Artists, as well as their life philosophy\\
 +2 Discs – 165 minutes – Source: DVD
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY - “THE HURT BUSINESS”\\
 +**The Hurt Business is a 2016 American documentary film about mixed martial arts, its history, and rise from a stigmatized, fringe event to a mainstream sport. It is directed by Vlad Yudin and narrated by Kevin Costner.\\
 +1 Disc - 105 minutes - Source: DVD
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “THE STRIKING TRUTH: GSP & DAVID LOISEAU”**\\
 +The movie follows the two fighters over four years, starting with UFC 58 USA vs. Canada where Loiseau was fighting for the championship against Rich Franklin and Georges was the co-main event against BJ Penn. The film juxtaposes their two careers with St. Pierre’s meteoric rise to UFC champion and Loiseau facing personal challenges. The movie charts their respective ups and downs as they follow their paths.”\\
 +1 Disc – 90 minutes – Source: DVD
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “THE VOICE vs. STEVEN SEAGAL” (AXS TV)**\\
 +The Voice vs. Steven Seagal — In the only one hour interview of his career, silver screen legend Steven Seagal sits down with Michael “The Voice” Schiavello for an unforgettable interview you have to see to believe. The Man, The Myth, The Legend… REVEALED!\\
 +60 minutes – Source: TV
 +
 +**DOCUMENTARY – “UFC – BEYOND THE GLORY”**\\
 +UFC – Beyond The Glory is a documentary by FSN. It analyses the growth of the UFC and its contribution to the mixed martial arts. Beyond The Glory looks at how a sport which was initially slated to be banned, came back from almost extinction to become the fastest growing sport in the world today. The documentary shows how the Ultimate Fighting Champoionship grew from the crude no holds barred to an international phenomenon that made UFC fighters household names.\\
 +1 Disc – 45 minutes – Source: TV