Mickey Rourke has won a boxing match. The sixty two year old actor, screenwriter, and retired boxer and he beat Elliot Seymour. The 9½ Weeks star on Friday evening, November 28, 2014 he got back into the ring in Moscow, Russia. He was competing in an exhibition fight against twenty nine year old Seymour, and he defeated him during the second round. Rourke was wearing a Stetson hat, a red and gold robe and shiny gold gloves.
He sent the competitor to the canvas two times, next the fight had been stopped and we was declared the winner. Rourke had not been in the ring for more than twenty years saying that this helped him with some personal issues.
”I’ve got some things going on in my life so that [boxing has] sort of saved me from myself,
”And for a man like me, it’s better to live in fear than go on in shame.”
Having trained as an amateur boxer as a youngster, the star returned back to the sport in the 1990s for three years, and boasts a career in which he went undefeated in eight fights. However, the star quit the sport following a number of facial injuries for which he required surgery.
Also on the star, he took off thirty five pounds to get ready for his match.