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11th Apr '16 2:21:06 PM worldbreaker
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*CurbstompBattle: Sonny, the unfortunate victim of Honey Roy's TranquilFury.
25th Feb '16 4:07:34 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* BatmanGambit: Caine's plot requires a bunch of them:
** Fitz's role depends on Gillon's son accepting his wagers and losing to the point that Gillon will find out and have to accept Fitz's boxing bet to rescue him.
** Caine counts on Palmer joining the plan after it's already underway. Palmer objects to the trope's use, but follows it anyway.
22nd Feb '16 9:08:19 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* CastTheExpert:
** The first boxer Roy fights is a former heavyweight title challenger Rocky Pepeli.
** The referee is legendary kickboxer Benny "the Jet" Urquidez.
22nd Feb '16 9:07:55 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* CastTheExpert:
** The first boxer Roy fights is a former heavyweight title challenger Rocky Pepeli.
** The referee is legendary kickboxer Benny "the Jet" Urquidez.
22nd Feb '16 9:04:33 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* RedHerring: A spectacularly gorgeous Creator/HeatherGraham plays the sister of Caine's prison buddy. It seems like she and Caine will become an item. They don't.



* SpoiledBrat: Robby, who gets a classic car from his father [[spoiler:only to lose it to Fitz a few days later.]]
** JerkWithAHeartOfGold: At the end, even he is disgusted with his father and tells him "You deserved to lose."

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* SpoiledBrat: SpoiledSweet: Robby, who gets in spite of being pampered by his crook of a classic car from father, is a pretty decent guy. He never shows his father [[spoiler:only to lose it to Fitz a few days later.]]
** JerkWithAHeartOfGold: At the end, even he
deviousness or corruption, is disgusted with honestly surprised and appreciative of his father father's gift of a car, and tells him "You deserved to lose."ultimately criticizes his father's behavior.



* TranquilFury: Honey Roy, during his fight against Sonny.
** As Gillon lampshades, "His mind is at a different place right now"
* VillainousBreakdown: Gillion gradually starts to lose his composure once Honey Roy Palmer keeps on winning each fight thats placed before him, he completely loses it when he lost the bet and when Gabriel out conned him at the end.

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* TranquilFury: Honey Roy, during his fight against Sonny.
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Sonny. As Gillon lampshades, "His mind is at a different place right now"
* VillainousBreakdown: Gillion [[spoiler:Gillion gradually starts to lose his composure once Honey Roy Palmer keeps on winning each fight thats placed before him, after losing the bet, snarling at passersby until he completely loses it when he goes into a rage and tries to command the sheriff to execute martial law and capture Gabriel's crew in the street as they try to leave. He's rejected, having lost the bet and when Gabriel out conned him at the end.his power.]]
22nd Feb '16 8:56:27 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* InsistentTerminology: Gabriel is a conman, not a hustler. In the beginning, he states that hustlers flee town after scoring, while conman can leave at their leisure. When Gillon thinks that he has Gabriel beat, he chastises him, "Never hustle and hustler," but Gabriel corrects him, "Never con a conman," just before pulling his final con.
12th Feb '16 10:49:53 AM lipranzer
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-->''There's two things we never joke about here in Diggstown, Mr. Caine; our boxing and our betting.''

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-->''There's ->'''Gillon:''' ''[[SeriousBusiness There's two things we never joke about here in Diggstown, Mr. Caine; our boxing and our betting.''
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3rd Jan '16 11:33:30 AM gallium
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* CelebrityParadox: Caine tries to inspire Roy by reminding him that he's black, saying, "It's a ''Series/{{Roots}}'' kind of thing". Louis Gossett Jr. was in ''Roots''.

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* CelebrityParadox: Caine tries to inspire Roy by reminding him that he's black, saying, "It's a ''Series/{{Roots}}'' kind of thing". thing." Louis Gossett Jr. was in ''Roots''.
3rd Jan '16 11:33:11 AM gallium
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* CelebrityParadox: Caine tries to inspire Roy by reminding him that he's black, saying, "It's a ''Series/{{Roots}}'' kind of thing. Louis Gossett Jr. was in ''Roots''.

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* CelebrityParadox: Caine tries to inspire Roy by reminding him that he's black, saying, "It's a ''Series/{{Roots}}'' kind of thing.thing". Louis Gossett Jr. was in ''Roots''.
6th Sep '15 8:16:36 PM worldbreaker
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** As Gillon lampshades, "His mind is at a different place right now"
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