Assault in the Ring

Assault in the Ring

Available on Showtime, Prime Video, Showtime Anytime, SHOWTIME
Award-winning documentary examines one of boxing’s most tragic and controversial scandals – a 1983 bout between unbeaten prospect Billy Collins Jr. and Luis Resto. What began as a boxing match turned into a life-altering moment for both participants as Collins’ suffered a career-ending injury while Resto and his trainer Panama Lewis landed in prison for their illegal actions. The film revisits the scandal that shook the sport of boxing by delving into new evidence tying Resto, Lewis and others together in the vicious crime.