WATCH: 'The Weigh In' Throws a Punch at Homophobia in Sports

By: Jase Peeples

Award-winning directors The Perez Bros. have re-imagined the sport of boxing in their latest short film The Weigh In.

Starring Brian Patterson as the boxer in the red shorts and Taylor Lambert as the boxer in blue shorts, this groundbreaking new short was inspired by the Perez’s film production work with Showtime Sports and the Ultimate Fighting Championship — resulting in a film that shatters stereotypes and boldly confronts homophobia in the world of contact sports.

Watch The Weigh In below, and for more of the Perez Bros.’ work, visit