‘Rocky’ spark came from one punch thrown 45 years ago today

Upstairs, in the sparkling new arena called Richfield Coliseum, there were scores of empty seats. The place was only five months old but for some reason it was built in an old cornfield on West Streetsboro Road, a good 25 miles south of downtown Cleveland. It sat 21,000 for boxing. Only 14,847 people paid their… Continue reading at New York Post