FREE SHIPPING FOR ORDERS OVER $99.
WISHLISTS

The Pact: A Ufc Champion, a Boy With Cancer and Their Promise to Win the Ultimate Battle

Paperback|May 2019
Product Rating: 0

$23.99

: 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...


Available Now.
10+ Available

Expected to ship tomorrow from Australia.

Free Shipping
for orders over $99.

You may also like

What Cancer Cannot Do (Deluxe Italian Leather) Genuine Leather
$21.99
$21.99
in stock
Don't Waste Your Cancer Booklet
$3.99
$3.99
in stock
Healed of Cancer Booklet
$3.99
$3.99
in stock
eBook
Peace in the Face of Cancer eBook
$7.71
$7.71
in stock
Praying Through Cancer: 28 Days of Prayer Paperback
$12.99
$12.99
in stock
eBook
Warrior in Pink eBook
$15.06
$15.06
in stock
Forgive, Let Go, and Live Paperback
Forgive, Let Go, and Live
Paperback
(1)Rated 5 stars out of 5
$16.99
$16.99
in stock

:
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.


-Publisher

PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 518613
  • Product Code 9780785220404
  • ISBN 0785220402
  • EAN 9780785220404
  • Pages 240
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Thomas Nelson Publishers
  • Publication Date May 2019
  • Sales Rank 60049
  • Dimensions 213 x 139 x 15mm
  • Weight 0.190kg

Mark Dagostino

Mark Dagostino is a "New York Times" best-selling coauthor and one of the most respected celebrity journalists in America. For ten years he served on staff in New York and LA as a correspondent, columnist, and senior writer for "People" magazine, interviewing personalities such as Michael J. Fox, Christopher Reeve, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez, and Donald Trump.

Cody Garbrandt

Cody Garbrandt is a professional mixed martial artist signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He has a record of 11-1 as a professional fighter and is a former UFC Bantamweight Champion. Born and raised in Uhrichsville, Ohio, Garbrandt currently lives and trains in Sacramento, California, as a member of Team Alpha Male. He and his wife, Danny, are expecting their first child.

Bestsellers in Biography

Josiah's Fire: Autism Stole His Words, God Gave Him a Voice Paperback
$19.99
$19.99
in stock
The Night the Angels Came: Miracles of Protection and Provision in Burundi Paperback
$19.99
$19.99
in stock
Gray Matter: A Neurosurgeon Discovers the Power of Prayer Paperback
$22.99
$22.99
in stock
Bestseller
Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus: A Devout Muslim Encounters Christianity Paperback
$18.39
$22.99
$18.39
$22.99
in stock
Golden: The Miraculous Rise of Steph Curry Paperback
$16.99
$16.99
in stock
Gay Girl, Good God: The Story of Who I Was, and Who God Has Always Been Paperback
$19.19
$23.99
$19.19
$23.99
in stock
Australian Author
Mr Eternity: The Story of Arthur Stace Paperback
$15.99
$19.99
$15.99
$19.99
in stock