The Storytelling Drama of Combat Sports

StorySmack Episode #44

“But fights aren’t stories,” you say? WRONG-O, FISH-BREATH! Companies like the UFC are exceptional storytellers, creating tales with live performers and unwritten endings. A discusses her initial dismissal and disdain for combat sports, and how she’s come to change her mind. Scott talks about how getting punch in the mouth can lead one to discovering proper, civilized behavior. They both use UFC Fight Night 143 to discuss how these real-life storylines play out, with all the drama, violence, sacrifice and the built-in “Hero’s Journey” path.

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  1. Leslie Khan

    I’m sure this question has come up but where can I get the original, full on curse word audio version of The Rookie? I NNNEEEEEEEEDDDD IT! Don’t get me wrong, the revised is great, but the original will always be my favorite.
    Thanks so much and don’t stop doing what your doing. I’m an addicted Junkie!

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