NOTORIOUS NICK: A Young Fighter Rises to the Challenge in the New MMA Themed Drama!

By: John M Jerva

Last month, we had the ladies throwing down in the indie actioner Unchained and now we have the men representingin the latest MMA infused sports drama Notorious Nick which tells the true to life inspirational story of a young man’s unbridled passion to overcome adversity to be the best. Coming to DVD this August, check out the trailer, key art and images below for the film that hails from producer Mark DiSalle of the Van Damme classics Bloodsport and Kickboxer!

Cody Christian (TV’s “All American” and “Teen Wolf”) stars in the thrilling underdog tale based on an inspiring true story, NOTORIOUS NICK, opening in select theaters and everywhere movies can be rented August 6 from Lionsgate. The film also stars Barry Livingston, Kevin Pollak (The Usual Suspects) and Elisabeth Röhm (American Hustle) and will be available to own on DVD and Digital August 17.


Even though he was born with a partial left arm, Nick Newell (Cody Christian) dreams of being a fighter. After wrestling in high school, Nick becomes a fierce competitor when his best friend, Abi, introduces him to mixed martial arts. Suddenly, a tragedy provides Nick with an unexpected opportunity, but to succeed he must commit to becoming the fighter he always hoped to be. Elisabeth Röhm (American Hustle) and Kevin Pollak (The Usual Suspects) also star in this thrilling underdog tale based on an inspiring true story. From a producer of Bloodsport, Kickboxer, and Death Warrant.

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