Fight (TVN-2008)

Title: 맞짱 / Mazzang
Also known as: Fight
Episodes: 8
Casts :
Yoo Gun as Kang Gun
Lee Young Jin as So Hee
Lee Jong Soo as Kang Jin
Baek Do Bin as Choi Dae Ri
Kang Sung Jin as Oh Dal Sik
Uhm Tae Woong as Kang Gun’s father

The Synopsis:

After the death of his boxer father during a fight, Kang Gun was raised by his brother, Kang Jin. Kang Jin chooses the same path with their late father as a boxer while Kang Gun is just an ordinary office worker. Comparing to Kang Jin, Kang Gun is a bit weaker. Without any self defense skill, he often cannot defense himself when bullied.

A series of incidents lead Gun to involve with a street fight club which he encountered accidentally. The members of this club are people from various background who meet regularly at night and fight each other. It surprises Gun to find out his colleague, Choi Dae Ri, is one of the best fighters there. It is because in his office, Choi Dae Ri is a person who often bullied and harrassed by the boss but yet he never try to fight back. Gun later befriend with Choi Dae Ri and follow the fight club as a viewer.

One day when he followed his boss to a room salon, Gun meets So Hee, a girl whom he had a crush on during his colleague days. However, So Hee has changed from a girl with a smiling face to become a hostess in that room salon. Ever since that day, Gun often comes to find So Hee even though she tries to avoid him.

After being humiliated by So Hee’s nasty client when he tried to protect her from being harassed, Gun decides to live as a stronger person. With the help of Choi Dae Ri, he becomes a fighter at the fight club.

At first, Gun is often beaten severely by his fight matches. However, with the training from  Choi Dae Ri, he becomes a very good fighter.  As the fight spread through  internet, Gun starts to gain popularity even though people do not know who he really is. He starts to get many challenges to fight.

Please do not continue reading if you don’t like spoiler!

There is a hot tempered guy named Baek Gi Hwa who used to be one of the members in Kang Jin’s boxing club. He always wants to fight and his aim is to win from Kang Jin. However, the trainer does not allow him to do so since he is not yet ready for the fight  match. Unable to wait any longer, Baek Gi Hwa quit the boxing club after a row with the trainer and join Oh Dal Sik’s club. Oh Dal Sik is a boxing promotor whose work method is more like a gangster. He is also happened to be So Hee’s sponsor. Oh Dal Sik uses  Baek Gi Hwa as a hit man with  the promise that he will make him fight in the ring. Because of the old grudge against Kang Jin, Baek Gi Hwa uses dirty way to beat him and cause him to become handicapped. Gun goes to find Baek Gi Hwa for revenge but unfortunately he is still too weak for Baek Gi Hwa. So, Gun later goes to find a martial arts master to train him to win from Baek Gi Hwa.

The story continues with So Hee  escapes from her violent sponsor, Oh Dal Sik to be together with Gun while Choi Dae Ri, on the other hand, joins him. Choi Dae Ri actually knows Oh Dal Sik personally since long time ago.   Pressed by the urgent need of money to save his sick mother, Choi Dae Ri quits from the office and works  for Oh Dal Sik who promised to take care of his mother’s medical bill. Angry to see the happiness between So Hee and Gun, Oh Dal Sik uses Choi Dae Ri to kidnap So Hee. So Hee who wants to escape, ends up hit by a car and goes into coma. Because of the incident, Gun later finds Choi Dae Ri for a fight.

My Comment :

There is nothing special about Fight. The storyline is weak and has many flaws but you can enjoy the fight scenes though. It looks very real, especially the fight scenes  performed by Choi Dae Ri (played by Baek Do Bin) and it’s pretty well shot as well.

  • 사랑이 남아서 (I Love To Stay Behind) [L/D]
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