Watch: Teaser Trailer for New MMA Documentary 'The Hurt Business'
"Is it worth it to sacrifice one's mind and body for sport?" The first teaser trailer has debuted online for a documentary called The Hurt Business, from director Vlad Yudin (of Generation Iron), taking a look at MMA and the superstars of mixed martial arts. It's narrated by Kevin Costner and profiles the lives of a couple of major competitors, including Ronda Rousey and Jon Jones. The descriptions says it discusses the theme of injuries "both mental and physical" within MMA, and it also looks at just how dedicated these athletes are to this popular sport. Other great MMA docs include The Smashing Machine, Rickson Gracie: Choke, and Like Water about fighter Anderson Silva. Even if you're not a fan of MMA, this is worth a look.
Here's the first trailer for Vlad Yudin's documentary The Hurt Business, direct from YouTube:
From the producers of Bowling for Columbine, Fahrenheit 9/11 and Generation Iron, The Hurt Business details the lives of various martial arts superstars, including Ronda Rousey and Jon Jones, competing in the fastest growing sport in the world and the struggles and triumphs that accompany all careers in cage fighting. Besides featuring both legends, such as Georges St-Pierre, and up-and-comers in the sport the film covers the history of mixed martial arts fighting, from the coliseums of ancient Greece to modern day venues such as the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, all expertly narrated by Kevin Costner. The Hurt Business is directed by filmmaker Vlad Yudin, of the documentary Generation Iron previously and other doc work. No official release date has been set yet. For more info on the film, visit their Facebook page. Thoughts on this?