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Is the real-life inspiration for Sylvester Stallone's Rocky character

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Chuck Wepner Biography

Charles "Chuck" Wepner is a former heavyweight boxer from Bayonne, New Jersey. Wepner, nicknamed "The Bayonne Bleeder," debuted as a professional boxer in 1964 and began posting many wins and some losses. He had formerly boxed while a member of the United States Marine Corps, and had worked as a bouncer before turning pro.

He was the New Jersey State Heavyweight Boxing Champion and popular fighter in the Northeast's Club Boxing circuit. As a tough journeyman boxer he went 15 rounds with world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali in a 1975 fight. Wepner claimed that he was the inspiration for the movie Rocky.

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Popular boxing greats such as a Chuck Wepner didn’t have an easy road in the ring. The booking agents at AthletePromotions can help with Chuck Wepner appearances and speaking engagements from some of boxing’s best. Our experience in the industry, allow us to easily hire boxers like Chuck Wepner. Our agents can provide fees, availability, and all costs associated in bringing out a true fighter to your next big event. We can find Chuck Wepner’s agent to make your next event the best it can be.  A Chuck Wepner appearance will definitely add excitement to your upcoming event. Most likely, boxing fans and corporations can find Chuck Wepner's official website, charity involvement, Twitter account, representation, publicist and management info at www.Chuck Wepner.com.

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