Former contender Johnny Meigs, eking out a living after a brain injury, pleads to go back in the ring, to get money to send his unknowing wife Kathy to compete in a floral show in Baltimore. Crooked boxing manager Gus Slate lines up an elderly, alcoholic physician to give Meigs a passing physical.
Did You Know?
In the long shots of the opening fight scenes it is quite apparent that it is a stunt man in place of Robert Duvall. The stunt man has a full head of curly hair while Duvall has short cropped hair and is balding. See more