Muhammad Ali – Funny – Ali vs Chuck Wepner Weighin
Muhammad Ali at his funniest best
The fight was shown on closed circuit TV in 150 locations.
In the fifteenth round, Ali battered Wepner until the “Bayonne Bleeder” crumpled into the ropes. Wepner struggled to get up, and the referee stopped the fight.
Wepner’s gutsy performance against Ali inspired Sylvester Stallone to write the Oscar-winning film Rocky.