The Contender

After his father's suicide, Johnny Captor of Coos Bay, Oregon, drops out of college to pursue a career in boxing, which would enable him to support his mother and younger brother Brian. This did not sit well with his girlfriend Jill, a teacher, who would prefer that Johnny stay in school and earn a degree rather than risk his body in the ring. Johnny thinks he has a shot at the world championship, thanks to the support of his trainer George and the mobster who owns his contract, Harry.

  • Series ID 71957
  • Status Ended
  • Original Network CBS
  • Networks CBS from December 1979 to April 1980
  • Runtimes 45 minutes (5 episodes)
  • Genres Drama Mini-Series
  • On Other Sites IMDB
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  • Created February 4, 2008 by Administrator
  • Modified April 19, 2019 by Administrator




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