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Like Water (2011)

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In the most brutal and often most misunderstood sport in the world, becoming a champion takes more than just blood, sweat, and tears. Like Water follows middleweight Ultimate Fighter ... See full summary »

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Pablo Croce
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Credited cast:
Anderson Silva ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
José Aldo José Aldo ... Himself
Penny Buffington Penny Buffington ... Herself
Junior Dos Santos Junior Dos Santos ... Himself
Ramon Lemos Ramon Lemos ... Himself
Lyoto Machida ... Himself
Damaso Pereira Damaso Pereira ... Himself
Steven Seagal ... Himself
Ed Soares Ed Soares ... Himself
Chael Sonnen Chael Sonnen ... Himself
Dana White ... Himself
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In the most brutal and often most misunderstood sport in the world, becoming a champion takes more than just blood, sweat, and tears. Like Water follows middleweight Ultimate Fighter Anderson Silva as he prepares to crown his four-year run as the unbeaten king of the sport with a record 12th straight win in the UFC. With intimate access to Silva and his intense training, the surprising and inspiring man behind one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time emerges. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

1 June 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Anderson Silva: Como Água See more »

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Brazil See more »

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$325,000 (estimated)
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great documentary for a great sport
27 February 2012 | by darksorcererSee all my reviews

I was lucky enough to be able to watch this film on a preview disc distributed to DVD/video stores across my country. I am a long term fan of UFC and have been watching the UFC events since the beginning, starting with the small amount of rules, being an underground brutal competition of warrior vs warrior without weight divisions and regulations featuring fighters such as Royce Gracie, Ken Shamrock, Marc Coleman etc. However little did i ever think about the actual person fighting in front of me.

What this Documentary offers is a first hand account and journey into the life of champion fighter Anderson Silva.

The Documentary starts at the time of the controversial UFC 112 fight between Anderson Silva and Demian Maia and follows the fall out that followed with what some people considered a disappointing performance and the leading up to the next title defense event at UFC 117 against Chael Sonnen.

It goes beyond the octogon and delves into the complex life of a world champion fighter looking to redeem himself in the eyes of the public and his employer and the family man behind the fighter. Giving a good insight into the comradarie within the fighting community especially within specific fighting camps/gyms.

Overall A very good film Next time i watch a Anderson Silva fight i'll have a different mindframe.


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