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Sylvester Stallone, the Rocky Balboa peak, is partying and celebrates 76 years

Nor he was a professional boxer, but he achieved fame that few achieve, he starred in memorable fights that will never be forgotten and he took box

Sylvester Stallone, the Rocky Balboa peak, is partying and celebrates 76 years


Nor he was a professional boxer, but he achieved fame that few achieve, he starred in memorable fights that will never be forgotten and he took to another level in the world of cinema: Sylvester Stallone.

The legendary actor is partying and celebrating his 76th birthday, who dedicated much of his life to acting but rose to fame thanks to the iconic character of Rocky Balboawho starred in a whole saga of movies that saw him rise from the canvas to become a coach.

After seeing the fight between Muhammad Ali and Chuck Wepner, Stallone wrote the script for the first Rocky movie and looked for someone who would be interested in producing it, with him as the main character. Although proposals and even offers for someone else to play the boxer, he maintained his position and he was not wrong.

Rocky I arrived in 1976 and was a success

In 1976 the first film of the series arrived, which had a resounding success at the box office.. The film won the Oscar for best picture in 1977. Two years later it was released Rocky III with the same success, or more, which allowed the boxer’s films to continue in 1982 and 1985.

Rivalries and epic fights against rivals like apollo creed either Ivan Drago they catapulted the boxing character, who returned in 1990 with the fifth installment of the saga. It took 16 years for Rocky Balboa He would return to activity after many years retired. But that was not all, in 2015 he made his appearance, now as a coach in the movie Creed, which had a second part in 2018.

Rocky Balboa is in the Boxing Hall of Fame

The importance and relevance of Rocky Balboa in the boxing world who was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, New York, in a ceremony he shared with Mike Tyson and Julio Cesar Chavez.

In addition to the character of Rocky Balboa, the one that brought him to fame, Sylvester Stallone starred in movies like Rambo, Cobra and many more, but it was the one with the boxing theme that catapulted him.