R | | Biography, Drama, Sport
The inspirational story of World Champion Boxer Vinny Pazienza who, after a near fatal car crash which left him not knowing if he'd ever walk again, made one of sport's most incredible comebacks.
Miles Teller trained with boxing trainer Darrell Foster, who'd trained fighters like Sugar Ray Leonard and helped Will Smith become Muhammad Ali for 2001's Ali.
I'm not at my fight weight right now.
Kevin Rooney: Hey, Vinny, I just saw you use your weight. It wasn't slowing you down. At all.
Vinny Pazienza: Look, I don't need to cut corners, Kev. I can make weight.
Kevin Rooney: No, maybe you're at your weight. Cutting corners is what you've been ...
Vinny Pazienza: ...
the movie shows the comeback fight taking place on June 25, 1990, when in actually took place in 1994. this might explain why the MLB wild card race was mentioned on the TV. also the MGM grand didn't exist until 1993.
In the first part of the end credits, footage of the real people is shown.
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