Jay Bulger is an amateur boxer who has a passion for the sweet science. Bulger is also a director who wants to tell the untold tales and struggles of boxers. In the upcoming Netflix documentary “CounterPunch,” Bulger shows what it takes to be a successful boxer.
“Many years after hanging up the gloves, I set out to capture the state of boxing in America, following three boxers, in three different chapters of a boxing career,” Bulger says. “When combined, I hope they provide a complete picture of the sport today.”
“CounterPunch” will give viewers an inside look into the world of boxing from amateurs to all-time greats such a Mohammed Ali, Floyd Mayweather, and Mike Tyson.
The synopsis of “CounterPunch” from Netflix:
Discipline, sweat, heartbreak and triumph are all on full display in director Jay Bulger’s look into the world of boxing. Despite the odds, these young boxers are determined to make a name for themselves alongside the sport’s most remembered and revered champions. With an unflinching look at the pain and pride needed to achieve greatness, CounterPunch will surely knock you out.
“CounterPunch” will premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 15 and then debut on Netflix the next day, Friday, June 16.