#39 Season 3 The Bayonne Bleeder Chuck Wepner (The Real Life Rocky)

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Joe travels to Bayonne, NJ to interview ex heavyweight professional boxer Chuck Wepner. Chuck tells his life story including how Sylvester Stallone was in the audience during the fight where he lasted 15 rounds with Ali and inspired Stallone to right the film Rocky about an unknown fighter who gets the chance at the title and go the distance with an out spoken heavy weight champion fighter. Chuck Wepner's life was also just made into a movie coming out May12th 2017 with Liev Schreiber playing Chuck.

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