MICKEY ROURKE RUMORS

Usain Bolt chats about the time he raced Mickey Rourke

Usain Bolt once raced actor Mickey Rourke. Of course he did. The sporting world has heard rumblings about Rourke challenging Bolt to a footrace in the streets of London since 2012. Rourke said as much in an interview with Yahoo Sports. Bolt, though, has finally broken his silence on the matter. He spoke with TIME: “Mickey Rourke was of the biggest ones,” Bolt told TIME. “One...
Via The Sports Daily
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Homeless Man Takes Dive For Rourke Win

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - Just when you though the non-sanctioned fight featuring 62 year old Academy Award nominee Mickey Rourke. If you saw the bout, then you are well aware of the ridiculous spectacle it was (if you didn’t, see it, click here). A oddly scripted dance routine punctuated by a Rourke faking chest pains then coming back with a left hook. In the end, Rourke was awarded the...
Via BadCulture
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mickey Rourke’s opponent Elliot Seymour paid to take a dive?

Actor Mickey Rourke returned to the boxing ring on Friday at age 62 and notched his first victory since the 1990s. Rourke defeated 29-year-old Elliot Seymour by knocking him down several times, leading to the referee calling the fight. But was it fixed? Prior to his exhibition against Rourke, Seymour had a professional boxing record...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

'Homeless' fighter: I 'was paid to throw fight' against Mickey Rourke: Report

In a report that might not be difficult for fight fans to believe, according to the boxer who lost by TKO to 62-year-old Mickey Rourke in the actor's trumpeted "comeback" bout last Friday, the fix was in. That's right. Twenty-nine year-old Elliot Seymour, who was knocked down by Rourke's soft jabs and flimsy right in the second-round, is a homeless drifter was paid to fly to Russia...
Via The Other Paper
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

62-year-old Mickey Rourke wins boxing match (Video)

Actor Mickey Rourke returned to boxing on Friday at the age of 62 and defeated 29-year-old Elliot Seymour by technical knockout. Rourke, whose fight in Moscow was his first in 20 years, took a break from acting in the 1990s and went 6-0-2 in his three-year professional boxing career. He scored the exhibition win on...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Watching Mickey Rourke Knockout Boxer Will Make You Want to Knock Out Mickey Rourke

Mickey Rourke is most well-known for his acting, and also widely known for his brief career as a boxer. One thing is known for sure, however: “Mickey Rourke knockout artist” will not be a thing. Video: Mickey Rourke Knockout So, with that forceful right “fist push(?)” to the kidney, Rourke dropped Elliot Seymour, who hit the mat with less force than Philip Seymour Hoffman...
Via Sports Mockery
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Mickey Rourke Wins By TKO In Moscow

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – This lands in the “Junk Drawer” for several reasons … 1. It’s Mickey Rourke 2. It’s a non-sanctioned fight 3. The oddity of the fight performance. In the latest of the onslaught of “mature” fighters entering the ring, actor Mickey Rourke makes his return to the ring after a 20 year absence. Fighting on the undercard of Friday’s Ruslan Provodnikov...
Via BadCulture
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Actor Mickey Rourke, 62, knocks out win in first return to ring in 20 years

MOSCOW -- Actor Mickey Rourke returned to the boxing ring Friday at the age of 62, defeating a fighter less than half his age in an exhibition bout. Rourke sent Elliot Seymour, a 29-year-old former California Golden Gloves champion with a 1-9 professional record, to the canvas twice in the second round before the referee stopped the fight. The bout at a Moscow concert hall was Rourke...
Via Associated Press
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Mickey Rourke wins exhibition bout in Moscow

MOSCOW (AP) Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke returned to the boxing ring Friday at the age of 62, defeating a fighter less than half his age in an exhibition bout. Rourke sent Elliot Seymour, a 29-year-old former California Golden Gloves champion with a 1-9 professional record, to the canvas twice in the second round before the referee stopped the fight. The bout at a Moscow concert...
Via Associated Press
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Actor Mickey Rourke, age 62, fighting in professional bout this weekend in Moscow

Mickey Rourke, famously a former professional boxer with ties to Freddie Roach and the Wild Card Gym, is making a return to the ring after last competing 20 years ago. According to multiple reports, Rourke, now 62, is fighting this weekend in Moscow, as part of the event showcasing Ruslan Provodnikov against Jose Luis Castillo. If fight fans thought that Provodnikov vs. Castillo...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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