Full Name: Robert “Rocky” Balboa
Birthday: July 6, 1945
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Education: 9th Grade Dropout
Religion: Roman Catholic
Best Bud: Paulie Pennino
Spouse: Adrian Pennino, m. 1976
Children: Robert “Rocky” Balboa, Jr.
Boxing Idol: Rocky Marciano
Job Before Winning the Championship: Debt collector for a loan shark
Occupation: Professional Boxer & Trainer
Colors: Black & Gold, in honor of the high school from which he never graduated
Nickname: The Italian Stallion
Professional, with unsanctioned fights: 81 fights, 57 wins, 51 KO, 23 losses, 1 draw
Professional, sanctioned fights only: 79 fights, 57 wins, 51 KO, 22 losses, 0 draws
Exhibition: 2 fights, 0 wins, 1 loss, 1 draw
*Note: The fight with Tommy Gunn is not recognized, as it is a street fight, and therefore, illegal—but Rocky shows him who the real champ is.
Height: 5 ft., 10 in.
Weight: 210 lb.
Reach: 74 in.
Rocky – Rocky vs. Apollo Creed
Rocky II – Rematch: Rocky vs. Apollo Creed
Rocky III – Rocky vs. Clubber Lang
Rocky IV – Rocky vs. Ivan Drago
Rocky V – Rocky vs. Tommy Gunn (Street fight)
Tony “Duke” Evers
1) Is Rocky ambidextrous? Rocky fights southpaw, but writes with his right hand. Even the license plate on his car reads: “SOTHPAW.”
2) Rocky is an animal lover. His pets include:
3) Rocky took pride in never having his nose broken in a professional fight…then he went up against Apollo Creed, and that particular winning streak ended.
This September on INSP, Rocky Balboa steps into the ring. For one month, experience all the boxing action as well as his journey of courage, will and overcoming odds. Featuring the first five films of this Academy Award®-winning franchise, it’s the ROCKY SEPTEMBER SHOWDOWN on INSP!