Cops and Writers Podcast

142 Criminal to Champion With Undefeated UFC Champ, "The Legend" Frank Shamrock. (Part Two)

October 29, 2023 Patrick O'Donnell / Frank Shamrock Episode 142
Cops and Writers Podcast
142 Criminal to Champion With Undefeated UFC Champ, "The Legend" Frank Shamrock. (Part Two)
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Today is the conclusion of a special two-part interview with “The Legend” Frank Shamrock. Frank grew up in an abusive household and turned to criminality to get out of that horrible situation. He was charged with over twenty felonies and spent most of his teen years in and out of jail and eventually wound up in prison for three and a half years. When he got out of prison, he decided it was time for him to turn his life around using martial arts as his catalyst.

Frank “The Legend” Shamrock was the 1st to hold the UFC Middleweight Championship and retired as the 4-time defending undefeated champion and the #1 ranked UFC fighter in the world during his reign. He was named "Fighter of the Decade" for the 1990s & holds the world record for the fastest knockout (14 seconds).

A former criminal who became a champion, Frank Shamrock's journey and lessons can inspire anyone, whether you’re a fighter or not.

In today’s episode we discuss:

·      Learning process of plus, minus, equal.

·      How he got into the UFC and MMA. 

·      How Frank won every title in UFC!

·      The surprising way Frank prepared for a fight and how he uses this method now to prepare for important situations.

·      We talk about Mike Tyson’s quote, “Everyone has a plan until they are punched in the face.”

·      The incredible popularity of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. 

·      The Warrior Code. 

·      Jeet Kune Do and how he used this martial art developed by the legendary Bruce Lee. 

·      Why as a society we are so fascinated with violence and pay to watch people fight?

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