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‘Professionalism be damned’: Why Rocky IV is an Eighties classic

Fight face: Sylvester Stallone and Dolph Lundgren in Rocky IV

‘Professionalism be damned’: Why Rocky IV is an Eighties classic ‘Professionalism be damned’: Why Rocky IV is an Eighties classic S ylvester Stallone staggered backwards, threatening to hit the canvas like a $28m sack of potatoes. It was spring 1985 and, in a boxing ring erected inside the 5,000-capacity Vancouver Agrodome, the world’s most bankable movie star had just suffered …

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