A film by Evan Beloff
DIERRY "Dougy-Style" JEAN
The Central Character
27-year-old Dierry 'Dougy-Style' Jean is an orphaned Haitian immigrant with a turbulent past who sweats and strains to fulfill his dream of becoming a world champion boxer. Can he stay away from the lure of women, gambling and drink long enough to succeed?
AHMAD "Mo-Mo" ABDUL AMIR
In direct contrast to Dierry is his friend and onetime roommate 24-year-old Ahmad 'Mo-mo' Abdul Amir. He is an Iraqi Gulf War immigrant with a physically abusive father, who hopes to live out his boxing dreams too.
Both coach and father figure, Moffa struggles to contain Dierry and transform Mo-mo into a real fighter.