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Official Trailer For Captivating MMA Documentary ‘Fightville’ Unleashed!

Fans of Mixed Martial Arts need to check out the official trailer for ‘Fightville’, a moving documentary about some of the sports dedicated young athletes. The film opens on 4/20 in New York and Los Angeles, with nationwide dates to follow. Also available the same day via on demand and digital download.

Synopsis: Over the last decade, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has grown from a controversial no-holds-barred gladiatorial sideshow into a billion dollar phenomenon.  MMA has eclipsed boxing as the dominant combat sport in the world, and is so popular that MMA fights regularly appear on U.S. network television – even as a longstanding ban remains in force in New York State.  But far from Las Vegas, in sweat-soaked gyms and low-rent arenas across America, the big lights are but a dream. Here, men fight to test their mettle, fortified with the mythic promise that an ordinary man can transform into a champion.

Directed by the accomplished filmmaking duo of Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker (GUNNER PALACE), FIGHTVILLE takes us to Southern Louisiana, where a group of young athletes, including future MMA powerhouse Dustin Poirier, strive towards personal and professional greatness. The reward? A triumph that could ultimately yield an opportunity to compete professionally in the sport’s upper echelons.

FIGHTVILLE is a microcosm of life, a physical manifestation of the American Dream and the relentless dedication required of all who hope to attain it.  Here, men are not born, but are instead built through self-determination, hard work and faith.  In FIGHTVILLE, that’s what champions are made of.

Fightville Official Trailer from Pepper and Bones on Vimeo.