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 Posted: Thu Oct 24th, 2013 04:35 pm
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Just finsihed MMA referee "Big" John McCarthy's autobiography.  The first part is pretty boring as he just talks about his time in the LAPD and sucks a lot of pig cock, gloats about police brutality, and defends the Rodney King beating.  It picks up a bit when he talks about the formation of the UFC.  I had no idea he was so instrumental from the very beginning.  Then it gets a little boring as he just recaps a lot of fights.  The behind-the-scenes stuff involving the initial planning stages and then the sale to Dana and the Fertittas are the most interesting parts, and it's a very long and detailed book.

Later today I'm going to start "In the Garden of Beasts" by Erik Larson, author of one of my favorite books of all-time "The Devil in the White City".  It has a lot to live up to. 



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