SHORT OVERVIEW OF THE MOVIE "The Bleeder":
Story about the sporting fate of boxer Chuck Wepner. He became widely known to the world community of boxing fans after a fateful duel with the great Mohammed Ali.
Chuck trained and performed among the heavyweights. The guy adequately assessed his place in the ranking, he did not jump above his head and did not have enough stars from the sky. From the lack of incentive to move forward, he even began to drink, but he did not intend to leave the sport. Under the influence of alcohol a person with such kulachischami simply could not help using his own power, which often caused problems with the police.
So the guy would have ended his career unnoticed, if not for an amazing combination of circumstances. As a sports agent, Wepner managed to agree on a fight with representatives of the then world champion, remains unknown. The information about the next fight of Mohammed Ali was full of all printed editions, there was no lack in advertising on television. The bets in the bookmakers were only for the champion. Did somebody believe that an unknown boxer will be able to withstand the first glove?
Under the influence of what he saw, Sylvester Stallone wrote a script about Rocky Balboa, the prototype for which served as Wepner.
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