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Based on a true story. A young boxer, Emilio, from the wrong side of the tracks with big dreams of winning the Golden Gloves boxing championship, finds himself at a cross roads after being ... See full summary »

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Manny Navarro
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Tomas
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Emilio Manrique
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Uncle Frank
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Talia Portillo
Lilla Labanc ...
Kristina Kovacs
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Young Emilio
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Grandma Daisy
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Teddy (as Jilon Ghai)
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Lydia Manrique
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Sergio
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Beto
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Benjamin Portillo
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Young Sergio
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Young Beto
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Based on a true story. A young boxer, Emilio, from the wrong side of the tracks with big dreams of winning the Golden Gloves boxing championship, finds himself at a cross roads after being locked up. As he fights his way back into the winning circle he gets a second shot at the championship title. As he is toe to toe in the ring with his competitor he'll throw all the punches and be the last man standing. Written by Lionsgate Marketing

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Rated R for language, violence, sexual content and drug use
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Good Cast!
24 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Great cast. I enjoyed the film and it was very inspiring.... The director did a fine job bringing out the best performances from the actors.......... Including the dog! :)

I think they did a fine job with telling the story and the locations were great! Not sure what the budget was... However i am sure it was not a studio budget... So well done Cast and Crew! It was a true story that truly touched me! In more ways then one! I think it's worth watching 100%. I also wondered how many days they shot? Looks like it was shot in Miami? Right? Or no? Would anyone on here know about this? I would love to get these questions answered! Thanks-

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