Small town boy Shawn MacArthur (Channing Tatum G.I Joe, The Rise Of The Cobra) has come to New York City with nothing. Barely earning a living selling counterfeit goods on the streets, his luck changes when he meets scam artist Harvey Boarden (Terence Howard, Oscar nominee best Actor 2006 Hustle & Flow)
As Shawn's manager. Harvey introduces him to the world of bare knuckle street fighting. Almost overnight, he becomes a star brawler, taking down professional boxers and martial arts champs in a series of staggeringly intense bouts.