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Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

The story of New Jersey boxer Chuck Wepner, nicknamed the Bayonne Bleeder, whose bruising 15-round bout with Muhammad Ali in 1975 inspired Sylvester Stallone's film Rocky. Show more

Contributors

Chuck Wepner:
Liev Schreiber
Phyllis Wepner:
Elisabeth Moss
Al Braverman:
Ron Perlman
Muhammad Ali:
Pooch Hall
Sylvester Stallone:
Morgan Spector
Writer:
John Stahl