Rocky Balboa is Sylvester Stallone's iconic boxer from the various Rocky movies. Rocky Balboa, aka The Italian Stallion, hails from Philadelphia where he trains with Mickey Goldmill. Rocky's big break came from when he defeated the undisputed Heavyweight Champion Apollo Creed.
It will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me or nobody is going to hit as hard as life. But it ain't about how hard you hit, it is about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward, how much can you take and keep moving forward. That's how winning is done!