Jimmy Smits plays an ex-boxer living with the knowledge that a crooked manager cut his fight career short. His bitterness turns into a single-minded quest - for his three sons to win boxing championships. The boys are pushed relentlessly by their dad, who enters them into any small-time competition. Ten years later they have become young men, with their father as manager. A professional promoter wants to sign them, but dad rejects the offer. One by one, each son makes his own decision, and with each decision the family becomes fractured. Now they're not only fighting in the ring - they're fighting to save their family.