'The Wrestler' Mickey Rourke tries his hand at boxing in Moscow

62 year-old Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke beat fellow American Elliot Seymour, who was 33 years younger than him. The referee stopped the fight in the second round after a blow by Rourke knocked his opponent down with a blow to the torso.

Editor - Stakheev Vladimir, photos - Olga Sokolova

November 28 was a big night of boxing at the Luzhniki arena in Moscow. Former World Champions Ruslan Provodnikov, from Russia, and Jose Luis Castillo, from Mexico, competed against one another, while Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke faced off against Elliot Seymour before the big light welterweight fight. Ruslan Provodnikov easily defeated veteran Jose Luis Castillo  by technical knockout in the fifth round of their light welterweight.

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