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Charles "Chuck" Wepner (born February 26, 1939) is a former heavyweight boxer from Bayonne, New Jersey.[1][2] As a tough journeyman boxer he went 15 rounds with world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali in a 1975 fight. Wepner claimed that he was the inspiration for the movie Rocky. Wepner also appeared in the book Operation Bullpen about the $100 million fake autograph scam. The last chapters of Operation Bullpen focus on the John Olson-Chuck Wepner counterfeit scheme in which Olson forged Muhammad Ali autographs on a variety of Ali merchandise, including photographs of Ali and Wepner. Wepner sold forgeries in partnership with Olson, and in 2002 the FBI arrested them both. Each received probation for their crimes. Offered here is a signed photograph of Chuck Wepner.
This is a color 8" x 10" photograph of Wepner has he looked at the height of his career. Not creased or torn. Clean front and back. Boldly signed in black sharpie, "To Denny & the Group at Horcams Hotel & Casino Chuck Wepner N.A.B.A. Hwght Champion."

Size: 8 x 10

Condition: near mint