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What is Rocky Balboa known for?

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Robert "Rocky" Balboa, Sr.
(born July 6th, 1946) is an Italian-American retiredheavyweight boxer and former Two-Time Heavyweight Champion. He isfamous for his indomitable spirit, extreme tenacity and ferociousbody attack.

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Herein, who is the real Rocky Balboa?

Chuck Wepner

what was Rocky Balboa's nickname? The Italian Stallion The Pride of Philadelphia, The Iron Horse (Rocky IV),"Stallion" (Apollo), "Unc" (Adonis), "Rocco" (Paulie),“Rock”, "Meatball" (Thunderlips)

Also to know, what is the movie Rocky Balboa about?

Now long-retired, Rocky (Sylvester Stallone) runs aPhiladelphia eatery and mourns the loss of his beloved wife,Adrian. Yearning to recapture a bit of his glory days, he plans tore-enter the ring for a few low-profile, local matches. All thatchanges when Rocky accepts a challenge to fight the world'sreigning heavyweight champion, Mason "the Line" Dixon (AntonioTarver).

When was Rocky Balboa made?

December 20, 2006 (USA)

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