With unprecedented access behind the scenes, FIGHTER takes an irreverent yet brutally honest look at the world of Reality fighters from their own perspective, through tournaments, training and daily lives. From gentle giant Randy "The Natural" Couture attempting to re-gain the Ultimate Fighting Championship's heavyweight crown to Victoria Schiltz winning inspiration from her boyfriend/manager's ringside cheers, World Cup gold medalist and training guru Rico Chiapparelli's analysis of what makes a great fighter to first-hand look at what it's like to step into the ring for the first time, FIGHTER deftly captures the skill, dedication, rivalry, camaraderie, and tremendous mutual respect among our country's "ultimate" athletes.
FIGHTER - A Documentary
Winner of "BEST DOCUMENTARY" at the FAIF Film Festival in Hollywood, CA and "BEST BIOGRAPHY" at the NYIIFV Festival in New York, NY, 'FIGHTER', looks back to capture a slice of sports history, as Randy "The Natural" Couture chases his first Ultimate Fighting World ChampionshipTM Belt. The documentary "takes you deep into the world of Couture... a man who is now considered the personification of everything good about this sport".
'FIGHTER' records the early stages of Mixed Martial Arts development in the United States, providing a riveting myriad of perspectives while taking an irreverent yet brutally honest look inside the minds of MMA fighters. Interviews include Dana White, 'Big' John McCarthy, Enson Innoue, Dan Gable and more...
Shot and Directed by Award Winning Director Pericles Lewnes