qawi, a former stick up kid who gets sentanced to 5 years at rahway. a prison known for an extensive boxing program. in there was another prison fighter known as james 'the great' scott. they sparred and trained together. to which qawi's time was up and was released.
meanwhile james scott got support from rahway prison and has proffesional matches while INSIDE the prison. still a convict. he has 2 fights as entertainment and distraction for the prison. due to a bit of media attention. eddie mustafa muhammad (gregory) fight inside and get beat by scott. richie kates a light heavyweight contender and title challenger. gets beat. and commonwealth heavyweight and then reigning british light-heavyweight bunny johnson.
a solid if not mandatory challenger for either of the chamions and ranked number 1 by the wba...but due to hypocrisy but also a bit of sense, they didnt allow him to fight for the title.
scott loses to martin a good fighter and contender who gets a title shot straight after beating scott.
while scott has got far in his career. qawi has had a staggered start but slowly has accumulated a few good wins and a winning streak topped with a win over long time contender mike rossman.
they meet. 2 fighters from the same education in the same hall they trained at.