Let’s Get Ready To Rumble: 10 Boxing Films To Revisit
Whenever we need that extra motivation to tackle damn near impossible odds, there’s nothing like watching a good ol’ slugfest to help us knock out adversity.
Boxing films have been Hollywood cornerstones with bad a** characters having their biggest (and sometimes bloodiest) bouts in and outside the ring. Whether stories of real-life brawling legends like Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson, and Jake Lamotta, or fictional fighters like Rocky Balboa, fight flicks were meant to beat up the big screen, for all the right reasons.
In honor of the new Jake Gyllenhaal and 50 Cent film, Southpaw (in theaters today!), and the upcoming Rocky spinoff, Creed, starring Michael B. Jordan, here are 10 boxing films to dust off.—Mark Braboy (@DRD_Poetry17)