Cuban Punch-Up: The Boys who Fought for Castro

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Episode 3 of 3

Duration: 1 hour

Documentary which follows the stories of three young hopefuls through eight dramatic months of training and education as they prepare for the biggest event of their lives so far, Cuba's National Boxing Championship for Under-12s. But during the season, crisis strikes - Fidel Castro is taken ill and all of Cuba's Olympic boxing champions defect to the USA. As the championship draws closer, the Cuba that the boys have been taught to believe in is at a historic crossroads.

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Fri 9 Nov 2012 00:55 BBC Two Northern Ireland only

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