When Bender goes to the movies, he ends up wrestling around to get a better view. While brawling, he gets discovered and signs on as the featured attraction in the brutal Ultimate Robot Fighting League -- with some knock-out results.
However, his glory is short-lived when he is instructed to intentionally lose his next match. Leela vows to lead Bender to victory, in an effort to show up her unsupportive martial arts teacher.
original airdate: February 27,2000 rating--5.0 million
music--"Theme from Futurama" by Christopher Tyng
opening subtitle--Nominated for three Glemmys
opening cartoon--"Hollywood Capers"
Title reference--The 1980 film Raging Bull.
Trivia--Leela uses Rust-O-Leum to prepare Bender for his first fight.
Goofs--The appearance of Bender's eyes after he's been flattened by Destructo changes between shots.
"Pizza delivery boy and major underachieving loser, Philip J. Fry, is cryogenically frozen by accident on New Year's Eve, 1999 and re-awakened 1000 years later in the 31st century".