REWIND-A-WAI #150: The Smashing Machine (2002)

REWIND-A-WAI #150: The Smashing Machine (2002)

John Pollock and Wai Ting review The Smashing Machine, a 2002 documentary profiling MMA pioneer Mark Kerr’s rise in Pride FC and struggles with painkiller addiction.

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They discuss Kerr’s successful amateur wrestling career (including a rivalry with Kurt Angle), the film’s portrayal of MMA in its earlier days, its raw depiction of drug use and addiction, and their expectations for Dwayne Johnson’s upcoming adaptation of the story.

This subject was chosen by Espresso Executive Producer, Robert Holzhammer.

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