"The Real Rocky"

Forget Rocky Balboa. Chuck Wepner is the real deal. ESPN Films gives Wepner his underdog due. Stallone, after all, based his film on Wepner after watching him fight Ali in 1975. And, no lie, Wepner later fought a 900-pound bear. 
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Movie debut: 8 p.m. Tuesday; ESPN

( ESPN / October 23, 2011 )

Forget Rocky Balboa. Chuck Wepner is the real deal. ESPN Films gives Wepner his underdog due. Stallone, after all, based his film on Wepner after watching him fight Ali in 1975. And, no lie, Wepner later fought a 900-pound bear.

Movie debut: 8 p.m. Tuesday; ESPN

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