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It's 1910 and Negro heavyweight champion Jay "The Sport" Jackson is determined to prove he is equal to his white counterpart — in the ring and in life. Challenging his rival to "The Fight of the Century," Jay knows that even if he wins the bout, the battle for acceptance won't end. Inspired by groundbreaking sports legend Jack Johnson, The Royale is an electrifying adrenaline rush that packs an unforgettable punch as it takes you inside Jim Crow America, inside the ring, and inside the head of this remarkable fighter.

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