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* DrivenByEnvy: A downplayed trope, but unusually, it's the protagonist who shows this. Several lines imply Monroe is bitter about his prison sentence and Iceman’s presence reminds him of what he could have accomplished in the world of boxing. [[spoiler:By the end of the film, he's shown to be over it]].


The film would spawn [[Film/UndisputedII several sequels]], although none of the original actors return. [[Film/UndisputedIII By the time of the third film, none of the original characters return either,]] with the films going in a different direction.

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The film would spawn [[Film/UndisputedII [[Film/UndisputedIILastManStanding several sequels]], although none of the original actors return. [[Film/UndisputedIII [[Film/UndisputedIIIRedemption By the time of the third film, none of the original characters return either,]] with the films going in a different direction.
direction inspired by the second film.

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The film would spawn [[Film/UndisputedII several sequels]], although none of the original actors return. [[Film/UndisputedIII By the time of the third film, none of the original characters return either,]] with the films going in a different direction.


* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Monroe beats the heavyweight champion in Iceman, but is still stuck in prison for life, while Iceman conveniently has his sentence overturned thanks to mob boss Mendy. Iceman’s camp uses the lack of any evidence outside the word of a few bookies to call the whole fight a hoax, ensuring that Monroe’s accomplishment will be lost to boxing history. Mendy, who organized the whole affair, dies soon after the fight occurred, but leaves his prison assistant Chuy with the fortune they earned betting, which will make Chuyna millionaire once he leaves Sweetwater. Monroe for his part seems satisfied with his win on a personal level, rather than being bitter about a lack of recognition or his sentence]].

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Monroe beats the heavyweight champion in Iceman, but is still stuck in prison for life, while Iceman conveniently has his sentence overturned thanks to mob boss Mendy. Iceman’s camp uses the lack of any evidence outside the word of a few bookies to call the whole fight a hoax, ensuring that Monroe’s accomplishment will be lost to boxing history. Mendy, who organized the whole affair, dies soon after the fight occurred, but leaves his prison assistant Chuy with the fortune they earned betting, which will make Chuyna Chuy a millionaire once he leaves Sweetwater. Monroe for his part seems satisfied with his win on a personal level, rather than being bitter about a lack of recognition or his sentence]].


* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Monroe beats the heavyweight champion in Iceman, but is still stuck in prison for life, while Iceman conveniently has his sentence overturned thanks to mob boss Mendy. Iceman’s camp uses the lack of any evidence outside the word of a few bookies to call the whole fight a hoax, ensuring that Monroe’s accomplishment will be lost to boxing history. Mendy, who organized the whole affair, dies soon after the fight occurred, but leaves his prison assistant Chuy with the fortune they earned betting, leaving him out on parole rich. Monroe for his part seems satisfied with his win on a personal level, rather than being bitter about a lack of recognition or his sentence]].

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Monroe beats the heavyweight champion in Iceman, but is still stuck in prison for life, while Iceman conveniently has his sentence overturned thanks to mob boss Mendy. Iceman’s camp uses the lack of any evidence outside the word of a few bookies to call the whole fight a hoax, ensuring that Monroe’s accomplishment will be lost to boxing history. Mendy, who organized the whole affair, dies soon after the fight occurred, but leaves his prison assistant Chuy with the fortune they earned betting, leaving him out on parole rich. which will make Chuyna millionaire once he leaves Sweetwater. Monroe for his part seems satisfied with his win on a personal level, rather than being bitter about a lack of recognition or his sentence]].



** While Mendy tends to treat his prison assistant Chuy fairly indifferently (with the mob occasionally checking in to ensure he's doing his job), a few scenes show the two have a friendship outside of his duties for the mob. [[spoiler:After Mendy dies, he leaves his fortune to Chuy as a thank-you gift]].

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** While Mendy tends to treat his prison assistant Chuy fairly indifferently (with the mob occasionally checking in to ensure he's doing his job), a few scenes show the two have a friendship outside of his duties for the mob. [[spoiler:After Mendy dies, he leaves his the fortune he won betting on the fight to Chuy as a thank-you gift]].gift, a total of two million dollars]].


''Undisputed'' revolves around [[VillainProtagonist George "Iceman" Chambers]] (Creator/VingRhames), a character obviously modeled after Mike Tyson. The heavyweight boxing champion is sent to Sweetwater Prison after being charged with rape. There, his reputation throws him into the world of prison boxing, where a bout is arranged between him and Monroe Hutchen (Creator/WesleySnipes), Sweetwater’s “anyweight” boxing champion.

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''Undisputed'' revolves around [[VillainProtagonist George "Iceman" Chambers]] (Creator/VingRhames), a character obviously modeled after Mike Tyson. The heavyweight boxing champion is sent to Sweetwater Prison after being charged with rape. There, his reputation throws him into the world of prison boxing, where a bout is arranged between him and Monroe Hutchen (Creator/WesleySnipes), Sweetwater’s “anyweight” "every weight" boxing champion.



* BadassBoast: When asked if he's the prison heavyweight champion, Monroe says he's the champion of "every weight or any other kind they got".



* LetUsNeverSpeakOfThisAgain: A rare instance of this trope being played for drama and not comedy. While the warden is willing to let the fight between Monroe and Iceman go forward (thanks to a rather thinly veiled threat from Mendy), he demands there be no video evidence of the fight and that no one at the prison will discuss it after it happens. [[spoiler:This works to Iceman’s advantage, as the lack of any evidence besides the word of the prisoners and a few bookies lets Iceman’s camp call the fight a hoax.]]
* LuxuryPrisonSuite: Mendy's cell. In addition to being significantly larger than the other cells on the ground floor (so Mendy doesn’t need to climb stairs) he also has a TV and a big collection of old boxing tapes to watch as he pleases. It’s also mentioned he’s afforded a relaxed dress code and food privileges other prisoners usually need to earn with good behavior.

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* LetUsNeverSpeakOfThisAgain: A rare instance of this trope being played for drama and not comedy. While the warden is willing to let the fight between Monroe and Iceman go forward (thanks to a rather thinly veiled threat from Mendy), he demands there be no video evidence of the fight and that no one at the prison will discuss it after it happens. [[spoiler:This works to Iceman’s Iceman's advantage, as the lack of any evidence besides the word of the prisoners and a few bookies lets Iceman’s camp call the fight a hoax.]]
* LuxuryPrisonSuite: Mendy's cell. In addition to being significantly larger than the other cells on the ground floor (so Mendy doesn’t doesn't need to climb stairs) he also has a TV and a big collection of old boxing tapes to watch as he pleases. It’s also mentioned he’s he's afforded a relaxed dress code and food privileges other prisoners usually need to earn with good behavior.



** While Mendy tends to treat his prison assistant Chuy fairly indifferently (with the mob occasionally checking in to ensure he’s doing his job), a few scenes show the two have a friendship outside of his duties for the mob. [[spoiler:After Mendy dies, he leaves his fortune to Chuy as a thank-you gift]].

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** While Mendy tends to treat his prison assistant Chuy fairly indifferently (with the mob occasionally checking in to ensure he’s he's doing his job), a few scenes show the two have a friendship outside of his duties for the mob. [[spoiler:After Mendy dies, he leaves his fortune to Chuy as a thank-you gift]].



* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Chambers is in jail for rape although he vehemently denies it (saying he’s "no punk-ass rapist" in an interview). Just to remind you who you should be rooting for, an interview with Chambers’ alleged victim is played before the fight, with her tearfully recounting how powerless she felt during the incident.

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* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Chambers is in jail for rape although he vehemently denies it (saying he’s he's "no punk-ass rapist" in an interview). Just to remind you who you should be rooting for, an interview with Chambers’ alleged victim is played before the fight, with her tearfully recounting how powerless she felt during the incident.



* ShameIfSomethingHappened: Mendy, after the warden calls off the fight between Monroe and Iceman due to growing prison unrest, has a meeting with the warden about “how things get done”. He goes on to tell a story about how a mayor who opposed a mafia-ran casino was given the choice to take a bribe or face death, but either way the casino would remain open. After noting the mayor died in a car bomb, Mendy wishes the warden his best on his upcoming vacation. Naturally the fight is back on soon after.

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* ShameIfSomethingHappened: Mendy, after the warden calls off the fight between Monroe and Iceman due to growing prison unrest, has a meeting with the warden about “how "how things get done”.done". He goes on to tell a story about how a mayor who opposed a mafia-ran casino was given the choice to take a bribe or face death, but either way the casino would remain open. After noting the mayor died in a car bomb, Mendy wishes the warden his best on his upcoming vacation. Naturally the fight is back on soon after.



* ThoseWackyNazis: A couple of neo-nazis get their asses kicked. Monroe’s first opponent is one, establishing him as the protagonist for the audience.

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* ThoseWackyNazis: A couple of neo-nazis get their asses kicked. Monroe’s Monroe's first opponent is one, establishing him as the protagonist for the audience.


* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Chambers is in jail for rape although he vehemently denies it (saying he’s “no punk-ass rapist” in an interview). Just to remind you who you should be rooting for, an interview with Chambers’ alleged victim is played before the fight, with her tearfully recounting how powerless she felt during the incident.

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* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Chambers is in jail for rape although he vehemently denies it (saying he’s “no "no punk-ass rapist” rapist" in an interview). Just to remind you who you should be rooting for, an interview with Chambers’ alleged victim is played before the fight, with her tearfully recounting how powerless she felt during the incident.


* OddFriendship: Chambers immediately and intentionally rubs most of the prisoners the wrong way but develops a genuine rapport with his cellmate Mingo. Mingo even corners Chambers during the fight with Monroe.

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Chambers immediately and intentionally rubs most of the prisoners the wrong way but develops a genuine rapport with his cellmate Mingo. Mingo even corners Chambers during the fight with Monroe.Monroe.
** While Mendy tends to treat his prison assistant Chuy fairly indifferently (with the mob occasionally checking in to ensure he’s doing his job), a few scenes show the two have a friendship outside of his duties for the mob. [[spoiler:After Mendy dies, he leaves his fortune to Chuy as a thank-you gift]].


* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Monroe beats the heavyweight champion in Iceman, but is still stuck in prison for life, while Iceman conveniently has his sentence overturned thanks to mob boss Mendy. Iceman’s camp uses the lack of any evidence outside the word of a few bookies to call the whole fight a hoax, ensuring that Monroe’s accomplishment will be lost to boxing history. Mendy, who organized the whole affair, dies soon after the fight occurred, but leaves his prison assistant Chuy with the fortune they earned betting, leaving him out on parole rich. Monroe for his part seems satisfied with his win on a personal level, rather than being bitter about a lack of recognition]].

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Monroe beats the heavyweight champion in Iceman, but is still stuck in prison for life, while Iceman conveniently has his sentence overturned thanks to mob boss Mendy. Iceman’s camp uses the lack of any evidence outside the word of a few bookies to call the whole fight a hoax, ensuring that Monroe’s accomplishment will be lost to boxing history. Mendy, who organized the whole affair, dies soon after the fight occurred, but leaves his prison assistant Chuy with the fortune they earned betting, leaving him out on parole rich. Monroe for his part seems satisfied with his win on a personal level, rather than being bitter about a lack of recognition]].recognition or his sentence]].

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Monroe beats the heavyweight champion in Iceman, but is still stuck in prison for life, while Iceman conveniently has his sentence overturned thanks to mob boss Mendy. Iceman’s camp uses the lack of any evidence outside the word of a few bookies to call the whole fight a hoax, ensuring that Monroe’s accomplishment will be lost to boxing history. Mendy, who organized the whole affair, dies soon after the fight occurred, but leaves his prison assistant Chuy with the fortune they earned betting, leaving him out on parole rich. Monroe for his part seems satisfied with his win on a personal level, rather than being bitter about a lack of recognition]].


* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Monroe is in jail for rape although he vehemently denies it. Just to remind you who you should be rooting for, an interview with Monroe’s alleged victim is played before the fight, with her tearfully recounting how powerless she felt during the incident.

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* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Monroe Chambers is in jail for rape although he vehemently denies it. it (saying he’s “no punk-ass rapist” in an interview). Just to remind you who you should be rooting for, an interview with Monroe’s Chambers’ alleged victim is played before the fight, with her tearfully recounting how powerless she felt during the incident.

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* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Monroe is in jail for rape although he vehemently denies it. Just to remind you who you should be rooting for, an interview with Monroe’s alleged victim is played before the fight, with her tearfully recounting how powerless she felt during the incident.


* ShameIfSomethingHappened: Mendy, after the warden calls off the fight between Monroe and Iceman due to growing prison unrest, has a meeting with the warden about “getting things done”. He goes on to explain a story about how a mayor who opposed a mafia-ran casino was given the choice to take a bribe or face death, but either way the casino would remain open. After noting the mayor died in a car bomb, Mendy wishes the warden his best on his upcoming vacation. Naturally the fight is back on soon after.

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* ShameIfSomethingHappened: Mendy, after the warden calls off the fight between Monroe and Iceman due to growing prison unrest, has a meeting with the warden about “getting “how things get done”. He goes on to explain tell a story about how a mayor who opposed a mafia-ran casino was given the choice to take a bribe or face death, but either way the casino would remain open. After noting the mayor died in a car bomb, Mendy wishes the warden his best on his upcoming vacation. Naturally the fight is back on soon after.

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* OddFriendship: Chambers immediately and intentionally rubs most of the prisoners the wrong way but develops a genuine rapport with his cellmate Mingo. Mingo even corners Chambers during the fight with Monroe.


LetUsNeverSpeakOfThisAgain: A rare instance of this trope being played for drama and not comedy. While the warden is willing to let the fight between Monroe and Iceman go forward (thanks to a rather thinly veiled threat from Mendy), he demands there be no video evidence of the fight and that no one at the prison will discuss it after it happens. [[spoiler:This works to Iceman’s advantage, as the lack of any evidence besides the word of the prisoners and a few bookies lets Iceman’s camp call the fight a hoax.]]

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* LetUsNeverSpeakOfThisAgain: A rare instance of this trope being played for drama and not comedy. While the warden is willing to let the fight between Monroe and Iceman go forward (thanks to a rather thinly veiled threat from Mendy), he demands there be no video evidence of the fight and that no one at the prison will discuss it after it happens. [[spoiler:This works to Iceman’s advantage, as the lack of any evidence besides the word of the prisoners and a few bookies lets Iceman’s camp call the fight a hoax.]]

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