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Blood of a Champion (2005)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | Video July 2005
Shadow (Woodbine), a once-promising boxer, finds it hard to readjust to civilian life after spending ten years in prison. Offered the chance to fight again -- this time on the underground street fighting circuit -- Shadow initially takes to the opportunity, but he and his wife (Cox) find out it's a tough racket to leave behind.

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Lawrence Page

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Lawrence Page
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Credited cast:
Chuck Saculla ... Terry
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mamie Louise Anderson ... Shadow's Mother
Sean Archer ... Boxing Trainer
Maryam Basir ... Kitty Kat
Michael Ciminera ... Prison Guard
Deborah Cox ... Sharon
Teri Denine Teri Denine ... Detective
Eshaya Draper ... Young Shadow
DJ Envy DJ Envy ... Shadow's Enemy Friend
Eshiya Fitz Eshiya Fitz ... Young Shadow
Brooke Forbes ... Samantha
Shyheim Franklin
Arthur French Arthur French ... Old Man at Gym
Shalonne Lee Shalonne Lee ... Call Girl
Loki ... The Enforcer
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Shadow (Woodbine), a once-promising boxer, finds it hard to readjust to civilian life after spending ten years in prison. Offered the chance to fight again -- this time on the underground street fighting circuit -- Shadow initially takes to the opportunity, but he and his wife (Cox) find out it's a tough racket to leave behind.

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When a relationship starts to crumble, one must fight to keep it up.

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But the acting?
14 December 2006 | by Yankee701See all my reviews

I saw the movie and although it's obvious that it is a super low budget project I can't say enough about actor playing the part of Vegas. IMDb says his name is John Sorrenti. This guy has to be a real wiseguy hired to do the flick. His comments and expressions come off so natural. Keep an eye out for this guy, he's going places. I've seen Bokeem Woodbine in better of course, for instance, there's "Dead Presidents". I actually felt bad for him in that when Chris Tuckers character punched him in the face as their sitting there counting their money. He needs that breakout role that a lot of guys are waiting for. Hopefully it will not only come to him, but John Sorrenti also. I think I may have seen him in an episode of the Sopranos.


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$975,000 (estimated)
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