The Fight Of The Century

  • 8.5 10
  • 2018
  • 78min
The Fight Of The Century
  • Original Title: The Fight of the Century (2016)

With their golden years behind them, two fifty-something boxers from the north of Brazil decide to invoke their historic rivalry and prepare for one last fight to find out who is the best.

The Fight Of The Century
Awards

AWARDS: Best Documentary. Festival Do Rio

The Fight Of The Century. A fight beyond boxing

This documentary retraces the careers of boxers Reginaldo Holyfield and Luciano Todo Duro, who found in boxing a way to escape from misery and became two of the greatest idols of Northeastern sports in Brazil. 

The rivalry between them put Bahia and Pernambuco on a war footing in the 90s. For more than 20 years, the two hated each other so much that they couldn't share the same space without attacking each other. 

They faced each other 6 times, with 3 victories for each side. During the filming, the enemies, already over 50 years old, decided to face each other for the last time.


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