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Sly Stallone talks Grudge Match

How the Italian Stallion and Raging Bull met on the big screen

Updated: January 7, 2014, 12:26 PM ET
By Sam Alipour | ESPN The Magazine

ON CHRISTMAS DAY, "Rocky" meets "Raging Bull" in "Grudge Match," a boxing film starring the men who gave us the two most iconic characters in the hallowed history of the boxing movie genre, Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro.

Their comedic wink at the audience, from director Peter Segal ("The Longest Yard"), tells the story of Billy "The Kid" McDonnen (De Niro) and Henry "Razor" Sharp (Stallone), two prune-skinned, '80s-era, prizefighting rivals who are coaxed back ...

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