“Return of the Death Knuckle” feels like a Hollywood action flick meets Napoleon Dynamite with a black belt in jiu-jitsu. 10th Planet guru Eddie Bravo stars in the film, along with several other characters many hardcore MMA and BJJ fans will recognize, including Joey “Coco” Diaz, Matt Horwich, Christo Garcia and Renato Laranja. The film was directed by Christo Garcia and written by Eddie Bravo, Christo Garcia and Rhassan Orange.
The plot for episode 1 (pilot) reads:
“Los Angeles is under threat from a Brazilian narco-trafficker named Flavio DeSousa. LAPD assigns officers Bravo and Quinn to the case, which results in complete martial arts mayhem.”