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An older guy starts to take boxing lessons and becomes a formidable fighter

Country of origin: I think the U.S. or the U.K.
Date: I think 1980 and up.

The protagonist is a divorced Caucasian guy, he has two little daughters.
One day in a bar he verbally offends a local gangster and he gets beat up while his two daughters are watching.
After that, he decides to take boxing lessons, it turns out that he's got talent, he becomes a great fighter and takes revenge on the gangster.
The story might take place in England.

It's not Goldie and the Boxer (1979) or The Champ (1979).
asked Oct 26, 2019 in Name That Movie by lavina (811 points)
Yes, it's up on YouTube and it's a 100 % match. How did you find it? Thanks a lot!
i did a site restrict to imdb, quoted searched boxing father divorced . 3 pages in and I found it. I had to do several different keywords before that hit though...I had to think of the exact tenses of words people would summary/plot write as
Thanks for explaining. Using these words it did show up for me too on the 12th page.

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answered Oct 27, 2019 by VHS_Lives (11,093 points)
selected Oct 28, 2019 by lavina