Hands of Stone Review - Den of Geek

DoG: It was November 1980 when WBC welterweight champion Roberto Duran, just five months after snatching the title from Sugar Ray Leonard, abandoned their rematch in the eighth round by famously walking away and reportedly saying “No mas (no more),” effectively handing the title back to Leonard and stripping himself of a championship for the next three years (for the record, Duran claims he didn’t say “No mas”). That key moment in Duran’s startling and otherwise incredible career comes late in writer/director Jonathan Jakubowicz’s Hands of Stone, an uneven biopic about Duran that paints the man and his career in overly familiar tones.

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