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El Boxeo (2013)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Sport
EL BOXEO tells the dramatic and timely story of the emergence and dominance of Latinos in what was once considered the traditional all-white sport of boxing. The film illustrates the ... See full summary »

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Alan Swyer
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Credited cast:
Chris Arreola Chris Arreola ... Himself
Bob Arum Bob Arum ... Himself
Frank Baltazar Frank Baltazar ... Himself
Al Bernstein Al Bernstein ... Himself
John Beyrooty John Beyrooty ... Himself
John Bray John Bray ... Himself
Brin-Jonathan Butler Brin-Jonathan Butler ... Himself (as Brin-Jonathon Butler)
Prentiss Byrd Prentiss Byrd ... Himself
Alex Camponovo Alex Camponovo ... Himself
Orlando Canizales Orlando Canizales ... Himself
Bill Caplan Bill Caplan ... Himself
Ruben Castillo Ruben Castillo ... Himself
Bobby Chacon Bobby Chacon ... Himself
Don Chargin Don Chargin ... Himself
Julio Cesar Chavez Julio Cesar Chavez ... Himself
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EL BOXEO tells the dramatic and timely story of the emergence and dominance of Latinos in what was once considered the traditional all-white sport of boxing. The film illustrates the evolution of the sport as Latino fighters exploded onto the scene. And, reveals how these immigrant pugilists redefined the world of boxing and established the west coast as the new mecca in the sport. EL BOXEO is as much a film about Latinos in boxing as it is about the immigrant stories that reshaped the sport. Written by Anonymous

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Documentary | Sport

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USA | Puerto Rico

Language:

English

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Latino Boxing Documentary
6 October 2014 | by geneaguileraSee all my reviews

Director Alan Swyer and staff have put together an excellent documentary on Latino fighters and what they mean to the game of boxing. Swyer makes a fast moving story with a cast of hundreds (from boxers to managers to promoters) that tell the big heart story of Latino boxers who provide the biggest thrills to boxing fans. History documents what Latino boxers bring to the table and their never take a step back approach to battling in the ring. They're all here from Ruben Olivares to Oscar De La Hoya to tell the real story of Latino boxing. Swyer grabs them in restaurants, backyards and in the gym to sit down with past and current Latino boxers. Congratulations to "El Boxeo" for telling the true story of Latino boxing and their place in history.


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