Friday, November 17, 2023

Spaghetti Western Trivia – Burt Young boxer

 Burt Young, who played Paulie in the Rocky franchise and appeared in the 1995 Euro-western “North Star” with James Caan and Christopher Lambert was actually trained as a boxer by Cus D'Amato (who trained Floyd Patterson and Mike Tyson). Young served a tour of duty in the United States Marine Corps from 1957 to 1959. While in the Marine Corps, he won 32 of 34 boxing bouts. He later turned pro and compiled a 17-0 record under three different aliases.

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