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The Reluctant Fighter 

Tony is initially excited about fighting a former champ whose best days are behind him. His excitement turns to doubt when he realizes that the champ is dedicating the fight to a wheelchair-bound kid.

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Latka Gravas (credit only)
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Vince
Armando Muniz ...
Benny Foster
Marc Anthony Danza ...
Brian Sims
Gene LeBell ...
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Maintenance Man
J. Alan Thomas ...
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Tony is initially excited about fighting a former champ whose best days are behind him. His excitement turns to doubt when he realizes that the champ is dedicating the fight to a wheelchair-bound kid.

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25 December 1979 (USA)  »

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Brian, the young boy in the wheelchair, was played by the real life son of Tony Danza. See more »

Quotes

Tony Banta: This is it. This is where Benny Foster works out.
Bobby Wheeler: I'm kinda disappointed.
Alex Reiger: Why?
Bobby Wheeler: It's the ex champ's gym. I thought it would smell different or something. Be a little classier.
Tony Banta: Are you kidding? The stalls in the bathroom, they got doors.
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