Tag Archives: Chuck Wepner

The Night Randall “Tex” Cobb Made Howard Cosell Quit (and More)

the night that Randall “Tex” Cobb, the heavyweight contender whose greatest asset was a sponge-like ability to absorb pain, soaked up

On The Road With Sonny Liston; a Flashback With Lem Banker

In late June of 1970, Sonny Liston ventured to New Jersey where he dismantled Chuck Wepner in nine gory rounds. […]

Liev Schreiber’s dead-on impersonation of Wepner makes Chuck work

MOVIE REVIEW — The closing credits indicate that the screenplay for Chuck, the new movie about the life of rough-around-the-edges […]