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Rocky BalboaThe Boxing Hall of Fame Inducts … Rocky Balboa?| June 14, 2011
Further proving that we’re only humoring boxing by continuing to call it a sport, the 2011 Hall of Fame class included not only that tiger-owning dude from The Hangover, but also a fictional Italian fighter from Philly. All kidding aside, having a guy who punched down the Iron Curtain while wearing Old Glory shorts in the Hall of Fame is okay by us, even if he wasn’t actually real. Just don’t push your luck, Sly — you’re not getting Rambo on the Vietnam Memorial wall.