Sylvester Stallone to face Robert De Niro in ring?

Last Updated: Oct 24, 2010, 09:54 AM IST

London: Hollywood legends Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone will be seen donning gloves once gain to confront each other as rival boxers in their upcoming flick `Grudge Match`.

Veteran actor De Niro previously won an Oscar for his role as fighter Jake La Motta in 1980`s `Raging Bull` while Sylvester Stallone shot to fame as `down-on-his-luck` boxer Rocky Balboa in the 1976 film `Rocky`, Contactmusic reported.

The film scheduled for 2012 release traces the story of two ex-boxers - Billy `The Kid` McGuigan and Henry `Razor` Sharp who agree to come out of retirement for one last fight.

"La Motta VS Balboa - Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro rumoured to get back in the ring for Tim Kelleher`s Grudge Match at Warner Bros," tweeted Production Weekly.

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