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Robert DeNiro vs. Sylvester Stallone in the Grudge Match

October 16, 2012 By Mike B

Robert DeNiro and Sylvester Stallone are planning to go toe-to-toe in a fight flick called the Grudge Match. DeNiro is a ripe 69 years old, and Stallone is not too far behind at 66 years old. The film will be a comedy, and the promoter that sets up the fight will be played by the flamboyant Kevin Hart.

The Grudge Match will be directed by Peter Segal, who also directed Tommy Boy and Anger Management, so this film does have some hope of being funny. No matter what, I will most likely catch this flick just to see Jake La Motta and Rocky Balboa go at it. Yes, it’s about 20 years too late for this, but it’s better late than never. Hopefully.

DeNiro trained for a solid year under the tutelage of the great Jake La Motta, and entered three genuine Brooklyn boxing matches, winning two of them. La Motta himself said that DeNiro would’ve done well as a professional fighter.  On the other hand Stallone studied thousands of feet of fight footage, and has trained with likes of Antoine Tarver and Earnie Shavers. Of course, this all happened in the late 70s and early 80s.

Anyways, this is what most of us have in our heads:

Robert DeNiro vs. Sylvester Stallone

Robert DeNiro vs. Sylvester Stallone

 

Here’s what it’s going to be like:

The Grudge Match

DeNiro vs. Stallone in the Grudge Match

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