The film, CHAMPS is available today in theaters, On Demand and iTunes from Starz Digital and Amplify.
From Filmmaker Bert Marcus, CHAMPS takes an in depth look at the life circumstances that lead to the careers of boxing legends Bernard Hopkins, Mike Tyson, and Evander Holyfield.is available for interviews!
The film goes much deeper than the average sports doc, revealing the dark side of the business behind boxing and the way boxers are really treated in the industry.
Filmmaker Bert Marcus (How to Make Money Selling Drugs) examines the lack of regulation in the sport that leads many boxers back into poverty once they are no longer profitable. He follows the champs’ individual paths to success as they recount their personal battles, illuminating some of the country’s most critical social issues: poverty, racial inequality, substance abuse, violence and the failures of the educational and prison systems.