When Sylvester Stallone became the lead of Rocky, Hollywood history tells us that the studios were very apprehensive. I’d even go a step past apprehensive and say that the studios were downright uninterested in him being the actor to play the carcass-sparring, fist-pumping Regular Joe Hero he’d quickly become.
Nearly thirty years later, hundreds if not thousands of punches have been thrown and received in the Rocky films, all six of ‘em. Here’s the supercut, all seventeen minutes of it:
Source: The High Definite