DnR: The Great Pinoy Boxing Era

Though a bit outdated in feel. This is a really interesting and short documentary. In addition too historical commentary, it features interviews with many of the boxers who participated, and many Pinoys who remember the fights. Also many interviews with Peter Bacho and some people who were characters in dark blue suit.

When the us armt brought boxing to the Philippines, the locals quickly took up the sport and mixed it with their own martial arts in ways that are still with boxing today.

This new style gave the phillipino boxers an advantage but also the only phillipno boxers (at first) who came to America were the very best in the phillipines. So Pinoy boxers really seemed super powered at the time. Giving hope to a lot of Pinoy workers who felt beaten down by racism and oppression.

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