Mr. Roboto

Hugh Jackman on Real Steel, training with Sugar Ray Leonard and wanting to fight Perez Hilton

Originally Published: October 6, 2011
By Sam Alipour | ESPN The Magazine

This story appears in the Oct. 17, 2011 issue of ESPN The Magazine.

Hugh Jackman plays the trainer of a robot boxer -- yes, you read that right -- in the new movie Real Steel, opening Oct. 7. Mr. Wolverine tells us the $150 million sci-fi flick got the sweet science right despite his own deficiencies.

Mag: What was your training regimen like? HG: "I play an ex-boxer in the movie, and I was lucky to have Sugar Ray Leonard as our boxing consultant. Early on, Ray ...

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