62-Year-Old Mickey Rourke's "Knockout" Victim Admits He Threw The Bout

Mickey Rourke's ludicrous "knockout" victory last month in Moscow was fixed, according to the boxer he "defeated"—who told TMZ he took a dive for $15,000, which Rourke's camp has been late in paying. » 12/16/14 12:59am 12/16/14 12:59am

Report: Mickey Rourke Knockout Victim A "Homeless Drifter"

62-year-old Mickey Rourke won a farce of a boxing match Friday in Moscow, earning a TKO against 29-year-old Elliot Seymour in the second round. Today, the New York Post reported Seymour is a homeless drifter, paid to take a dive. » 12/01/14 10:06am 12/01/14 10:06am

62-Year-Old Mickey Rourke Wins "Boxing Match" By "Knockout"

Mickey Rourke has made his living as an actor, and if you expected his sanctioned boxing match today in Moscow against a 29-year-old to be totally legitimate then you've been watching too many movies. » 11/28/14 2:20pm 11/28/14 2:20pm

Film Noir For Dummies—Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Reviewed

1. The original Sin City movie felt so inventive and revolutionary in 2005 that it's not really fair to make fun of it for how poorly it holds up now ... but you can't help it. For all the loveliness of Frank Miller's compositions—and considering how lousy his co-director Robert Rodriguez's movies usually look, it's… » 8/22/14 2:15pm 8/22/14 2:15pm

Of Course Rex Grossman Is Mickey Rourke's Favorite Quarterback

When the world's ballsiest train wreck calls you "a train wreck with balls," you know you're doing something right, Rex. [Nerd Tears] » 11/02/11 11:55am 11/02/11 11:55am

No One Is Buying The Arturo Gatti Suicide Story

Fight promoter Lou DiBella got a standing ovation at a memorial service when he said, "God knows that Arturo Gatti never quit in his life. Arturo Gatti did not quit in Brazil." Now that's how you work a crowd. » 7/31/09 1:00pm 7/31/09 1:00pm

Mickey Rourke Loves Being In Russia

Mickey Rourke, ever in character, at the premiere of The Wrestler in Moscow today. I don't often advocate this, but look what Mickey's doing at crotch level. » 3/11/09 5:30pm 3/11/09 5:30pm

And Here's Another Wrestler Whose Life Suddenly Has More Meaning Thanks…

Mickey Rourke's performance in "The Wrestler" has not only been a boon for his personal acting career, but it's also helped freelance writers and broken-down wrestlers everywhere stay afloat. » 3/02/09 10:00am 3/02/09 10:00am

Um, Can This In Any Way Be A Good Idea?

Randy "The Ram" Robinson ... er, I mean Mickey Rourke, to participate in WWE's Wrestlemania 25 in Houston on April 5. His opponent? Possibly Chris Jericho. [Access Hollywood] » 1/26/09 1:00pm 1/26/09 1:00pm

Mickey Rourke And His Hair Net Get Oscar Nomination For 'The Wrestler'

Meanwhile, that Benjamin Button drivel gets the nod over Dark Knight, which really chaps my hide. [Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences] » 1/22/09 1:15pm 1/22/09 1:15pm

Did Mickey Rourke Juice Up For 'The Wrestler'?

I saw The Wrestler on Sunday, the feel-good hit of 2009 that makes steroids fun again. And speaking of steroids, rumor has it that Mickey Rourke took a lot of them. » 1/13/09 11:30am 1/13/09 11:30am

Mickey Rourke Will Break Your Heart

For those of you who don't already know this, the floppy-haired Midwestern kid who was the former proprietor of this site is an avid movie buff. While sitting in his parent's outhouse shucking corn as a young Mattoonian, he often dreamed of becoming a snooty film critic where he can tell the world how great Woody… » 9/23/08 4:00pm 9/23/08 4:00pm