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Chapter 1 | The Fight

Chapter 1 | The Fight

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Chapter 1 | The Fight

June 22, 1938. Though the Great Depression rages and war looms, the eyes of the world are on Yankee Stadium in New York where, beneath threatening skies, German Max Schmeling and American Joe Louis are squaring off for the heavyweight championship of the world.
Clip S17 E11 Length 09:43 Premiere: 2.11.20

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Tells the intertwined stories of boxers Max Schmeling of Germany and Joe Louis of the United States, culminating in what was arguably the most politicized sporting event in history: the 1938 heavyweight championship of the world.

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Season 17

The Fight

S17 E11 Length 54:29 Premiere Date 2.11.20

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