Nat Wolff (The Fault in Our Stars) and Mickey Rourke (The Expendables) form an unlikely friendship in the big screen comedy-drama Ashby. The story follows Ed Wallis (Wolff), a high-school
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...
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
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...
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
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...
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...
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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...
After getting back on the pop culture radar with 2005′s Sin City and reminding people what a great actor he could be in 2008′s The Wrestler (a performance which earned him a Best Actor Academy Award nomination), Mickey Rourke didn’t quite have the comeback or renaissance that many expected for him. Maybe that had something to do with him badmouthing Marvel after giving him...
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