Chuck Wepner

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Birthday
26, 1939
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
26, 1939 (age 79)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

He claimed to be the inspiration for the Rocky movies, and fought 15 long and hard rounds against Muhammad Ali in 1975. He compiled a career record of 35-14-2.

Before Fame

He was a bouncer at a club before pursuing his boxing career.

Trivia

While he claimed the Rocky films were based on his life, creator Sylvester Stallone vehemently disagrees.

Family Life

He was married three times. His third wife is Linda Wepner.

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Although he lost the fight, he gained a ton of respect for the way he competed against the great Muhammad Ali.