Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (also known as The Fighters 2: The Beatdown) is a 2011 direct-to-DVD American martial arts film starring Evan Peters, Michael Jai White, Dean Geyer, Alex Meraz, Todd Duffee, Scott Epstein and Jillian Murray. It is a sequel to the 2008 film Never Back Down. The film made its world premiere at the ActionFest film festival in Asheville, North Carolina, on April 8, 2011. The film was released on DVD on September 13, 2011 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The film marks White's directorial debut.