- R2FX and Long Shot Productions
“Robert’s story and his hard work and dedication to boxing represents the Mexican American culture here in San Antonio,” said Ramos. “Doing research for this film, I found more about his death than his life. In One Chance, I wanted to talk more about his life and legacy.”
Quiroga’s legacy as a boxer includes becoming the first fighter from San Antonio to win the International Boxing Federation Super Flyweight world title and his induction into the San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame in 2002. Through interviews with Quiroga’s family, friends, fellow fighters and San Antonians who watched him perform in his prime, One Chance is a puro San Anto story.
“I hope Robert’s legacy is cemented in sports lore throughout the world,” Rivera said.
Free, Fri Aug. 23, 8 p.m., Woodlawn Lake Park, 1103 Cincinnati Ave., (210) 619-3551, facebook.com/onechancefeaturefilm.
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