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The People's Fighters

Teofilo Stevenson and the legend of Cuban boxing

Over the past 50 years, Cuba has produced more Olympic boxing medallists than any other country on the planet. “The People’s Fighters” spotlights the legendary careers of gold medallists Teofilo Stevenson and Felix Savon, the triumphs and challenges faced by Cuban boxing, and the rising local talent paving a future for the sport today.

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The People’s Fighters | Five Rings Films

The powerful story of how a revolutionary boxing experiment produced Teofilo Stevenson and a legacy of Cuban success at the Olympic Games.

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Teofilo Stevenson and the Legend of Cuban Boxing

I wouldn't exchange my piece of Cuba for all the money they could give me... I prefer the affection of eight million Cubans.

Teofilo Stevenson, Boxing, CUB

Tough Guys

'The People's Fighters' is the second film in the Olympic Channel's signature documentary series, Five Rings Films.

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As a champion, Teófilo Stevenson was the greatest, an example to all of us. When he stopped fighting he taught me his tricks. And they were the secret of my success.

Félix Savón, Boxing, CUB

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An exploration of the past, present and future of sports in Cuba at a time of unprecedented change and transformation.

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Five Rings Films presents The Nagano Tapes, the inspiring story of how the Czech Republic shocked the world in Nagano, capturing gold at the first Olympic ice hockey tournament to feature professionals from the National Hockey League (NHL).
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Five Rings Films presents The Nagano Tapes, the inspiring story of how the Czech Republic shocked the world in Nagano, capturing gold at the first Olympic ice hockey tournament to feature professionals from the National Hockey League (NHL).
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