DirecTV's 'Kingdom' Trailer: Frank Grillo, Nick Jonas Star in MMA Drama (Video)

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The 10-episode drama, also starring Matt Lauria and Kiele Sanchez, premieres Oct. 8.

Punches are thrown and hearts are broken in the trailer for DirecTV's MMA drama Kingdom.

The 10-episode series centers on a gym for Mixed Martial Arts competitors in Venice Beach. Nick Jonas (Smash) and Matt Lauria (Friday Night Lights) are among the actors who play fighters in the series.

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There is just as much drama outside of the ring as there is in it, as the mom of one character is a prostitute. Meanwhile, a love triangle develops when one of the gym's star fighters falls for the gym owner's girlfriend.

Frank Grillo (Captain America: The Winter Soldier), Kiele Sanchez (The Purge: Anarchy) and Jonathan Tucker (Parenthood) also star. The series, from creator Byron Balasco and Endemol Studios, premieres on Oct. 8 on DirecTV.

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