On This Day – The Cruiserweight War That Had A Real Life “Rocky II Ending”

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Without knowing it, Sly Stallone predicted the ending to a very real-world title fight with the “over the top” ending he penned for and then directed in his film “Rocky II.” Well, sort of. Fight fans are familiar with the way, in the 15th and final round of their rematch, the fictitious Rocky Balboa and Apollo Creed both go down at the exact same time, the battle to beat the count proving a thrilling if “over the top” ending to the fight and the film.… read full article “On This Day – The Cruiserweight War That Had A Real Life “Rocky II Ending””