After having been banished from the gym by Roqua after his fight is discovered, Jake begs for forgiveness saying his anger is quelled when he is training with Roqua. For Jake, there is much more at stake than mere victory. There, the short-fused newcomer is lured into a fight and badly beaten by local bully Ryan McCarthy Cam Gigandet. However Jake escapes and, with the entire crowd watching, knocks out Ryan using one of the first combinations Roqua taught him. Because I'm angry, all the time! The last time he spoke to me, he said both of his sons died that night.
The only time I'm not is when I'm in the gym, and I'm training with you. Things stir not for the good but for the worse. Jake then opts out of the fight since his main reason for fighting is to pulverize Ryan. Jake and a female classmate start making on the ground, with her sprawled on top of him, only for his little brother to walk in with mom on the phone. That's all I needed to do and I couldn't.
The next day, a visibly injured Max has been released from the hospital. After learning that Ryan was disqualified in his semifinal match, Jake forfeits, seeing no reason to continue. All school scenes were shot at except the football scene in the beginning of the film and the courtyard scene 10 minutes in, which were shot at. Here in Orlando, Jake is considered something of a hothead thanks to his penchant for brawling. Why expose your Spirit to such filth. Personality Ryan is described as a totally megalomaniacal and psychopathic person who embraced getting love and fanning from other people and said by Max that he became a psycho by inspiration of his billionaire father.
Baja Miller: Why do you have to be such a jerk? If you could go back, and stop the guy who shot your brother. Jake is asked to fight Ryan at a major fighting event to which Jake says no to, but when Ryan beats up Jake's friend Max, he changes his mind. I'm gonna stop this guy. Jake is a teen with a lot of pent-up anger because of his father's death and gets into mixed martial arts to get revenge on a boy who beat him up. Screenwriter was allegedly inspired by his son showing him videos of school fights on , as well as one that occurred at his school. Jean Roqua: Jake, no matter what happens, control the outcome.
Jean Roqua: You cannot live in the past, my friend. He then trains with a Brazilian teacher, Roqua who insists that there'd be no fighting outside the classes and the gym. Jake discovers that Roqua is from and he is in self-induced because he believes he is the reason for which his brother, Joseph the favorite son, was killed and his father had disowned him. Jean Roqua: You won't be thanking me tomorrow. This video went viral and circulates around the school raising Jake's social status but agitating Ryan in the process.
Jake was a star athlete on the football team at home, but in this new city he is an outsider with a reputation for being a quick tempered brawler. Directed by — who makes his and also top-bills the cast, the film stars , , fighters , , Scott Epstein and Australian actor-singer. The crowd is more interested in the fight between Jake and Ryan in the car park than the actual final. Then Ryan begins to create a scene before the entire school but Jake steps in to defend Baja, but Ryan simply insulted him and Jake left with restrained anger. Best part of story, including ending: It shows how violently-crazed teens behave and I find that scary.
My dad, he was, he was completely wasted. When he moves to a new town, he encounters an arrogant mixed martial arts bully who challenges him to a fight, Jake loses. But Charlie isn't the only talented athlete in the family, because Jake used to be something of a hotshot on the gridiron -- at least back home. A second sequel, titled Never Back Down: No Surrender, again directed by White, who also reprises his role as Case Walker. Mature pages are recommended for those who are 18 years of age and older. Thus, the fighting violence is very strong and has some images of blood in it at a few places.
Aimed at teenagers the theater was filled with them on opening night , this movie offers up plenty of buff bods and bikini clad girls, along with the fighting. Sometimes fighting the fight means that you have to do the one thing you don't want to do. And with its emphasis on stupid violence, xylophone abs, and getting yourself on , it's yet another product that makes you feel bad about today's youth culture. Jake is still limited by his injury, and Ryan at first gains the upper hand, applying a choke on Jake. Jake Tyler is your average boy from Iowa.