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 powerful story of how a revolutionary boxing experiment produced Teofilo Stevenson and a legacy of Cuban success at the Olympic Games.
In the Red corner: Cuba's Boxing Giants
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
'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
Behind the Scenes
Discover Cuba’s sports scene
An exploration of the past, present and future of sports in Cuba at a time of unprecedented change and transformation.