Kingdom (2014) season 1
Kingdom is a raw family drama set against the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) in Venice, California. Alvey Kulina owns Navy St. MMA with the help of his girlfriend Lisa Prince. He is willing to go through extraordinary means to make sure his fighters are taken care of, but all of this responsibility comes at a steep price. He has complicated relationships with both of his sons, Jay and Nate, who are both struggling with their own identities and places within Alveyâ€™s life and gym.
Alvey and Lisa are struggling to keep Navy Street afloat. Their best hope is Alvey's son Nate, an up and coming fighter. Jay, Alvey's other son, is on the outs with his father. When Lisa's ex and former MMA champ, Ryan, shows up, complications arise.
Lisa lays out the reality of their finances while Alvey tries to convince her his plan for Ryan is the solution. Ryan adjusts to life in a halfway house. Jay professes his desire to fight again, but Alvey refuses to help until he sees more dedication.
Ryan settles into a new job with fellow ex-cons while Alvey meets with Ryan's parole officer. Nate begins physical therapy. Keith is taunted by Michael. Ryan learns of Keith's past. Jay offers Christina a way out.
Christina wants a fresh start. Jay has other ideas on how to save her. Alvey is on edge after potential investors send unwelcome gifts to the gym. Lisa reveals she's going to help Jay. Nate finally speaks with Detective Gaines about his case.
Alvey fantasizes about revenge and questions his self control; Lisa's father comes to town; Nate's love life heats up; Keith and Ryan struggle with loneliness during Family Day at the halfway house; Alvey advises Lisa to forgive Ryan.
Ryan pleads with his father for forgiveness. Michael bullies Keith. Christina spends time with Nate, and opens up to him about her youth.
Tensions run high between Lisa and Alvey after Christina shows up at Navy St. Garo tries to find out how Ryan's training is coming along. Jay, building off the recent win, asks Garo to give him a chance. Christina wrestles with her emotions.
Ryan and Alvey are in the spotlight at the King Beast promotional event. Alvey counsels Christina on getting professional help for her addiction. Lisa sees a lawyer looking for advice. Jay searches for Hector & Carlos.
It's cut day for Ryan and Jay. With the weigh-in only hours away, the two struggle through the agony of cutting weight while Lisa tries to reach Alvey. Nate, determined to get back into the ring quickly, asks Mac for help.
On fight night, everyone is focused on Jay and Ryan, leaving the rift between Alvey and Lisa for later. Lisa questions her role in their life. Christina's demons show signs of surfacing.