The Resource The pact : a UFC champion, a boy with cancer, and their promise to win the ultimate battle, Cody Garbrandt with Mark Dagostino, (electronic resource)

The pact : a UFC champion, a boy with cancer, and their promise to win the ultimate battle, Cody Garbrandt with Mark Dagostino, (electronic resource)

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The pact : a UFC champion, a boy with cancer, and their promise to win the ultimate battle
Title
The pact
Title remainder
a UFC champion, a boy with cancer, and their promise to win the ultimate battle
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Cody Garbrandt with Mark Dagostino
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eng
Summary
A UFC champion and a boy with leukemia, in the fight of their lives. Cody Garbrandt dreamed of being a UFC champion. In his darkest moments, when those dreams were dashed, he dug deep with the help of an unlikely friend-five-year-old Maddux Maple, a local hometown fan with leukemia. They made a pact: Cody would be in the UFC and win the championship, and Maddux would beat cancer. Read their moving story in Cody's new book, The Pact, and go behind the scenes into Cody's training and how he made his dreams come true. Cody Garbrandt grew up in a rough town in the Central Appalachian region of Ohio, surrounded by a longstanding culture of fighting-and drugs. Raised in this environment by a single mom (his dad left him at the young age of three to reside in the Ohio State Penitentiary), Cody grew up fighting, and he grew up wild. His future seemed predestined to end in the coal mines, or in prison. Thankfully, Cody had visions of something more. His American Dream? Mixed Martial Arts. But a path to success wasn't clear. He spent as much time fighting in the streets as he did in the gym-one bad decision away from losing everything. Then, at age 20, Cody's brother introduced him to five-year old Maddux Maple. Maddux was deathly ill with leukemia, his survival by no means assured. A unique friendship developed as they made a promise to each other: Maddux would beat cancer, and Cody would make it to the UFC and become world champion. Through five long years of pain and hardship, they both persevered; Cody, through the agony and sacrifices of fighting his way to the top, and Maddux through the horrors of chemotherapy. They loved and supported each other. They served as each other's inspiration. And in December 2016, they made good on their pact: Cody won his UFC Championship belt, which he promptly presented to Maddux-the boy who had beaten cancer into remission
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Midwest
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Garbrandt, Cody
Dewey number
796.81092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Garbrandt, Cody
  • Maple, Maddux
  • Martial artists
  • Leukemia
  • Mixed martial arts
  • Leukemia in children
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The pact : a UFC champion, a boy with cancer, and their promise to win the ultimate battle, Cody Garbrandt with Mark Dagostino, (electronic resource)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780785216773
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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12872650
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MWT12872650
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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The pact : a UFC champion, a boy with cancer, and their promise to win the ultimate battle, Cody Garbrandt with Mark Dagostino, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780785216773
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12872650
Publisher number
MWT12872650
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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