Jem Belcher (Matt Hookings) is born into poverty, brought up by his
grandfather (Russell Crowe), a former boxer now struggling with addiction.
Desperate to make a living and honour his grandfather’s legacy, he seeks
mentorship from a renowned trainer (Ray Winstone), who nurtures his natural
talent and coaches him to be the greatest fighter in the world. Jem is
Champion of England and top of the world before an accident leaves him
partially blind, sparking a destructive downfall. Jem must prove himself
once again and fight the latest champion in a brutal contest to reclaim his
title once and for all.