This Latino Boxing Legend Will Finally Make It To The Big Screen
“Roberto Duran is no coward.”
The trailer for “Hands Of Stone,” the biopic based on the life of Roberto Duran, has finally been released. Duran, the Panamanian boxing legend who thrilled boxing fans in the ’70s and ’80s, is best known for packing a killer punch, as well as his epic battles with Sugar Ray Leonard. “Hands Of Stone” follows Duran’s rise from the slums of Panama to becoming one of his country’s biggest sports icons.
Edgar Ramirez stars as Roberto Duran.
Robert DeNiro plays Duran’s trainer, Ray Arcel.
DeNiro, who played boxer Jake LaMotta in “Raging Bull,” gets to play the man who molded Duran into a champion.
And Usher plays Duran’s nemesis, Sugar Ray Leonard.
Leonard was the charismatic young champ who faced off with Duran in epic fights.
“Hands of Stone” is set for release in August.
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