Ali vs. Chuck Wepner. This fight inspired the Rocky movie.

Ali vs. Chuck Wepner. This fight inspired the Rocky movie.

19769 Press Photo Down and Definatly out -Chuck Wepner.

19769 Press Photo Down and Definatly out -Chuck Wepner.

Chuck Wepner..The man that Rocky was based on after fighting Muhammad Ali...

Chuck Wepner..The man that Rocky was based on after fighting Muhammad Ali...

interview muhammad ali and chuck wepner part 2 - YouTube

interview muhammad ali and chuck wepner part 2 - YouTube

Chuck Wepner

Wepner finally recognized for 'Rocky' fame

Chuck Wepner

EP 14: Former Heavyweight Boxer Chuck Wepner

EP 14: Former Heavyweight Boxer Chuck Wepner

Chuck Wepner was a professional boxer from Bayonne, New Jersey. His fight against Muhammad Ali in 1975 inspired Sylvester Stallone to make the movie “Rocky.”

Chuck Wepner was a professional boxer from Bayonne, New Jersey. His fight against Muhammad Ali in 1975 inspired Sylvester Stallone to make the movie “Rocky.”

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