Found October 31, 2011 on The Camel Clutch Blog: Yardbarker Blogger Network
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This past Tuesday, ESPN FILM's 30 on 30 series presented, The Real Rocky. The film discusses the life and career of boxer Chuck Wepner. During Wepner's career, he was nicknamed "The Bayonne Bleeder" because during a fight between himself and Sonny Liston. Related posts: A Review of ESPN Films’ 30 For 30 “Charismatic” Book Review – Hitman: My Real Life in the Cartoon World of Wrestling The Still Real to Us Show: Episode #75 – Money in the Bank Review
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Chuck Wepner: The Real Rocky

Former heavyweight contender Chuck Wepner earned the nickname The Bayonne Bleeder during a pro career that lasted from 1964 to 1978. He faced George Foreman, Sonny Liston and, most famously, Muhammad Ali in compiling a 35-14-2 record. He also wrestled Andre the Giant. And a grizzly bear. In the end, Wepner may be best known for inspiring Sylvester Stallone's "Rocky"...
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