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Release Date: October 17, 1982

Year    :   1982
Slogan    :   «The media made him a star — now he's got to prove himself.»
Genres    :   Action, Drama, TV Movie
Production Companies    :   Erik Estrada Productions, Fan Fares
Director    :   John Berry
Producers    :   John Berry, Irv Wilson, Denis McCallion, William L. Young, William L. Young, Helen Azevedo, Max Manlove
Writers    :   John Berry, Lee Gold
RunTime    :   100 mins.

Rico 'Honeyboy' Ramirez is a Puerto Rican from the South Bronx who finds fame and fortune as a middleweight boxer. But he soon learns that it's not all it's cracked up to be when he loses sight of his goals. He becomes romantically involved with his attractive publicist, and then he has to prove himself in the ring after learning that his biggest victory was rigged by his shady, mob-connected, promoters.

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