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The seasoned pro. The Olympic hopeful. The young up-and-comer. The ring is their home, and the titles are their dream. As boxing' popularity wanes, three fighters at different stages of ... See full summary »

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The seasoned pro. The Olympic hopeful. The young up-and-comer. The ring is their home, and the titles are their dream. As boxing' popularity wanes, three fighters at different stages of their career make sacrifices to pursue their dreams of becoming champions.

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Solid Documentary
7 November 2018 | by beakermccabe-57332See all my reviews

I found this a very interesting documentary. It makes the fighters human. I have been a longtime fan of both boxing and MMA, but truthfully I don't believe I looked at the individuals in these sports to the aspect of the "why" they are fighters. What motivates them to do what they do?

I am not sure that this will draw in those who aren't fans of the sport. Although it is an interesting film, to truly enjoy it I do believe that you do need to be a fan of the sport to appreciate it completely.

Overall, if you like any of the fighting sports, this is a worthy watch.


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