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Carl Weathers, who played Apollo Creed in Rocky films, dies at age 76

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02
Feb

Carl Weathers, who played Apollo Creed in Rocky films, dies at age 76

Carl Weathers, the actor who played Apollo Creed in four Rocky films, died on Thursday at the age of 76. Weathers...

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18
Oct

Burt Young, Rocky actor and boxing manager, dies at age 83

Burt Young, the New York-born actor who is best known for portraying Paulie in the “Rocky” movie franchise, died on...

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15
May

From the archive: The Ring reviews Rocky before Oscar night 1977

By Joan F. Loubet Editor's Note: This review originally appeared in the April 1977 issue of The Ring Magazine. When was the...

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04
May

Dougie’s Monday Mailbag (Mythical Matchups, ’80s heavyweights, Tyson vs. Witherspoon)

QUARANTINE QUERIES Good afternoon Dougie, Writing poolside in my cutoff Maxboxing shirt. Speaking of the good old days with the quarantine...

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30
May

Tony Bellew takes his final bows – ‘I have conquered the world’

Tony Bellew is 2-0 at Goodison Park. One of those wins was in the movies and the other was better than any Hollywood script you could hope to find.

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19
Apr

Tony Bellew secures ‘dream’ venue for world title shot

Two-time world title challenger Tony Bellew gets the chance to fulfill two dreams when he faces Ilunga Makabu for the WBC cruiserweight title on May 29.

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05
Feb

Larry Holmes remembers trainer Richie Giachetti as master motivator

Larry Holmes fondly remembers his former trainer and manager, Richie Giachetti, who died on Wednesday at 75.

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11
Dec

Tony Bellew: ‘I’m better than Masternak in every area’

British star Tony Bellew has regularly sought tough challenges and Saturday’s opponent, Mateusz Masternak, could provide his sternest test yet at cruiserweight.

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01
Dec

Creed director, Ryan Coogler, talks the ultimate gift and Creed 2

Director Ryan Coogler saw a longtime dream come to fruition with the production of Creed, but he was also able to give his father the ultimate gift.

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19
Nov

The ‘Rocky’ franchise and the real fight game

Who doesn’t love the Rocky movies? Tom Gray explores Hollywood’s most famous fighter and unearths the real boxing connections that exist in the series.

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