Yuri Boyka has been dealing with a lot of opponents in the ring all the time undisputed franchisee. After the first film debuted in 2002, Scott Adkins rescued the youngster undisputed franchise with his performance as Yuri Boyka in Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing. The sequel has also softly rebooted the franchise from the boxing focus of the original undisputed to mixed martial arts (MMA). Boyka is not only a highly skilled fighter but believes that his talent is divinely bestowed. In Undisputed 3: Redeemsays the character, “God has given me a gift, just one. I am the most complete fighter in the world.”
When performing three of the four of the undisputed Movies Scott Adkins’ Boyka has had many in-ring MMA fights against opponents from different backgrounds and strengths. His handful of small fights outside the ring have all been against nameless and quickly defeated henchmen, guards or less skilled foes, but his rivals in his MMA fights have presented Boyka with real challenges. Here’s every opponent Yuri Boyka has met in the undisputed martial arts movie series.
Yuri Boyka’s introductory fight in Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing sees him take on Arkady Davic (Silvio Simac) in the ring. Davic shows himself to be a strong opponent with his fast Tae Kwon Do kicking skills. Despite David’s best efforts, Boyka refutes hard with his victory in their fight.
Second opponent of undisputed 2
Yuri Boyka’s second opponent in Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing is unnamed, but he is played by stunt performer and martial artist Trayan Milenov-Troy. This is another quick win for Boyka, who clearly sees the fight as little more than an obstacle in his way to fight George “Iceman” Chambers. As the former heavyweight boxing champion watches the bout, Boyka makes it a point to challenge Chambers at the end of the fight.
George “Iceman” Chambers
Yuri Boyka’s main rival in Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing is George “Iceman” Chambers (Michael Jai White), who loses their first match. But he later discovers that he was drugged without the knowledge of him or Boyka. The two fighters push for a rematch, with the one-time Iceman learning various martial arts techniques from his fellow inmate Crot (Eli Danker). This ultimately leads to a breakdown for Chambers, who wins the second fight, leaving Boyka with a shattered right knee.
As Boyka heals his knee enough to compete in the ring again in Undisputed 3: Redeem, he arrives to challenge fighter Sykov (Esteban Cueto). Boyka says defiantly:You are not the real champion hereand gets the chance to take on Sykov in the ring. Boyka easily defeats Sykov and gets his spot in the Tournament of International Prison Fighters.
Yuri Boyka’s first match in the prison tournament in Undisputed 3: Redeem pit him against Jean Dupont (Trayan Milenov-Troy), a French prisoner who is also fighting for his freedom. Dupont fights well, but Boyka emerges victorious.
Yuri Boyka develops a rivalry with fellow competitor Turbo (Mykel Shannon Jenkins), and the two get into a brief fight while working in a quarry. But in the end Boyka and Turbo work together in Undisputed 3 to aid in each other’s eventual escape. Though they never fight in the ring, the two characters part ways with the promise that they will eventually have their fight.
Yuri Boyka’s second fight in the tournament is against Brazilian capoeira fighter Rodrigo Silva, played in Undisputed 3: Redeem by true capoeira expert Lateef Crowder dos Santos. This fight is the first where Boyka’s bad knee causes a problem after Silva catches him with a scissor leg. Nevertheless, Boyka ultimately wins the match, praising Silva with a “good fight.”
Raul Quinones, aka Dolor (Marko Zaror), is singled out as the tournament organizers’ favorite in their efforts to manipulate the competition. Dolor comes close to beating Boyka in Undisputed 3: Redeem after putting him in a leg clamp and twisting his bad knee. However, Boyka rallies and shatters Dolor’s shin. With countless great fights in the franchise, Bokya and Dolor have the best undisputed confrontation.
Boyka: undisputed first opponent
In the opening of Boyka: undisputed, the title character is free from prison and participates in underground battles in Ukraine. The movie begins with one such fight, with Boyka defeating his unnamed opponent and continuing his impressive MMA fighting record.
Yuri Boyka is about to win a spot in a major MMA tournament when he takes on Viktor (Emilien De Falco) in Boyka: undisputed. Though Boyka wins, the victory is tragic when Viktor dies as a result of the beating. This leads Boyka to return to Russia to participate in a series of battles to free Viktor’s widow, Alma (Teodora Duhovnikova), from her financial captivity under mob boss Zourab (Alon Moni Abutbul). While Boyka is still trying to throw off his mean beginnings, he tells Alma “I come here to save myselffor his past crimes and accidentally killing Viktor by helping her.
The first fight to clean Alma’s slate Boyka: undisputed takes place in Zourab’s nightclub against Boris Tarsov, with Trayan Milenov-Troy once again returning to the franchise in the role. The fight is a relatively quick win for Boyka, although Zourab’s right-hand man, Igor Kazmir (Brahim Achabbakhe), is quick to remind Boyka that they will meet in the ring soon enough.
The Ozerov brothers
The second contest for Alma’s freedom in Boyka: undisputed is a two-on-one fight against the Ozerov brothers, played by the film’s fight choreographer, Tim Man, and Jackie Chan Stunt Team member Andy Long Nguyen. Boyka receives a fair amount of punishment in the fight, including a vicious kick to the back, exacerbating a previous back injury he sustained. In the end, although the Ozerov brothers share Boyka’s knowledge of many martial arts styles, he still manages to beat them.
Boyka: undisputedThe third fight to free Alma is the fight the title character actually wants. Igor Kazmir had expressed his eagerness to defeat the Boyka when the deal with Zourab was made, and the hero of the film had asked the mob boss “save this skunk for lastThe fight with Kazmir is fast paced and intense, with Boyka even breaking out his famous “Guyver Kick” against his opponent and winning by the end.
Zourab’s wording in his agreement with Boyka contains the loophole that the last three fights must be won and “beat my championthe towering mountain of muscles Koshmar (Martyn Ford). Zourab exercises the loophole right after Boyka’s victory over Kazmir, and Koshmar tosses the exhausted fighter all over the ring. Remembering that he is fighting for Alma’s freedom, the title character of Boyka: undisputed eventually rallies and defeats Koshmar, kicking him out of the ring with his last shred of strength.
Boyka’s mission to free Alma ends with him back in prison by the end of this year Boyka: undisputed, but he still ends the movie by re-entering the ring to continue his fighting life, though his next opponent is invisible. With many fans still eager to see the character return undisputed 5 – Scott Adkins says a script has been written for the sequel – Boyka’s return to the screen would certainly bring many more formidable opponents and great martial arts fights to the undisputed franchisee.
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