According to Frank Stallone, Sylvesters brother and lead auditioner for the NBC reality series, most of the aspiring boxers didnt know how to fight.
Stallone an ex-fighter himself says he helped audition more than 2000 fighters from New York to California and the majority of them couldnt even last one three-minute round.
They even had a couple oddballs show up including the man in New York who covered himself head to toe in pink including headgear and mouthpiece and ran around the ring without throwing a punch.
There was also the shopping cart-pushing homeless man who auditioned and tough-looking guys who were anything but tough in the ring.
Still, Stallone says the auditioning process was an enjoyable experience and hopes the show sparks interest in the sport again.
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