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Boxing: The Day Roberto Durn Increased His Fame As A Hard Hitting Sylvester Stallone

Lboxing legend Robert Durn He was undoubtedly one of the most outstanding pgiles of the 70s and 80s and very few liked to share the ring with 'Mano


L legend Robert Durn He was undoubtedly one of the most outstanding pgiles of the 70s and 80s and very few liked to share the ring with ‘Manos de Piedra’. Duran was known for his ferocity and someone who was already ready to fight. To intimidate his rivals, his trainer Ray Arcel used to joke that Durn was someone without a heart, who had no mercy.

The Panamanian boxer I didn’t even ‘forgive’ Sylvester Stallone when the two got together to film Rocky II. Whoever was one of the ‘Four Kings’ came to the famous actor’s call to help him in the boxing scenes for his new film.

On one occasion, ‘Hands of Stone’ once landed a series of devastating blows against the Hollywood star, when Stallone had asked her to avoid hitting him in the face so he wouldn’t mark his face, thinking about the shoot. In a 2014 TMZ interview, ‘Sly’ clarified that He would not spar with Bernard Hopkins because he had “learned his lesson from Durn.”

Recalling his days as a boxer in his autobiography titled ‘I am Duran’, he wrote: “I was Mike Tyson before Mike Tyson came along. The wrestlers looked at me and shit their pants. Leonard would be no different. “

The Panamanian added: “Americans were beginning to realize that they had never encountered something like me before: a haunting and deadly being with jet-black hair, dark eyes, and bad intentions. ‘El Diablo’, they called me ‘El Diablo’.

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