The Last Round: Chuvalo vs. Ali (2003)

Genres - History, Sports & Recreation  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Social History, Sports  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - Canada  |  
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Director Joseph Blasioli documents one of the most memorable fights in boxing history in the documentary The Last Round: Chuvalo Vs. Ali. The memorable fight featured the underdog Chuvalo going a full fifteen rounds with the heavily favored champion - considered by many the greatest heavyweight in the sport's history. In addition to archival footage, the film employs interviews with many people who were involved with the fight including Ali's trainer Angelo Dundee, boxing expert Bert Sugar, and columnist Jimmy Breslin. The film also features clips of other famous fights these boxers had against such other famous names as Sonny Liston and Floyd Patterson.

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boxing, Canadian [nationality], champion, fighter, heavyweight, hero, legend [famous person], political-tension, underdog, working-class