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*2006 sequel in the ''Rocky'' movie series, starring writer and director [[Sylvester Stallone]] as Rocky Balboa.
 
*2006 sequel in the ''Rocky'' movie series, starring writer and director [[Sylvester Stallone]] as Rocky Balboa.
 
*Plot: ESPN broadcasts a computer-simulated bout between Rocky Balboa and the current World Heavyweight Champion, which is likened to the famous 1970 [[Muhammad Ali]] vs. [[Rocky Marciano]] computer bout - see [[The Super Fight - Ali vs. Marciano]]. The computer fight inspires Rocky to come out of retirement and step into the ring for the last time and face the World Heavyweight Champion, Mason "The Line" Dixon.
 
*Plot: ESPN broadcasts a computer-simulated bout between Rocky Balboa and the current World Heavyweight Champion, which is likened to the famous 1970 [[Muhammad Ali]] vs. [[Rocky Marciano]] computer bout - see [[The Super Fight - Ali vs. Marciano]]. The computer fight inspires Rocky to come out of retirement and step into the ring for the last time and face the World Heavyweight Champion, Mason "The Line" Dixon.
*The ''Rocky Balboa'' movie was inspired by boxers in the twilight of their careers: [[George Foreman]] who was fighting at age 48, [[Archie Moore]] who was listed at 49 in his bout with Muhammad Ali, and [[Larry Holmes]] who was fighting at 54.
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*The movie ''Rocky Balboa'' was inspired by boxers who fought at an advanced age, such as:
*1970s heavyweight boxer [[Pedro Lovell]] returned to play the role of Spider Rico in ''Rocky Balboa''. (Lovell played boxer Spider Rico in the first ''Rocky'' and appeared again in ''Rocky Balboa'' as Rocky's spiritual advisor).
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**[[Archie Moore]], who was listed as 49 when he boxed [[Muhammad Ali]].
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**[[George Foreman]], who was fighting at 48.
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**[[Larry Holmes]], who was fighting at 52.
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*1970s heavyweight boxer [[Pedro Lovell]] returned to play the role of Spider Rico in ''Rocky Balboa''. Lovell played boxer Spider Rico in the first ''Rocky'' and appeared again in ''Rocky Balboa'' as Rocky's spiritual adviser.
 
*Grossed over $70 million in the U.S. and $155 million worldwide.  
 
*Grossed over $70 million in the U.S. and $155 million worldwide.  
 
* IMDb [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0479143/maindetails link]
 
* IMDb [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0479143/maindetails link]
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Latest revision as of 08:00, 6 September 2012

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Sly Stallone & Rocky Graziano

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