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Sylvester Stallone Breaks Up Fight on Set of 'Creed' in Pennsylvania



    Fight Breaks Out on 'Rocky' Set

    Sylvester Stallone reportedly broke up the fight while shooting was taking place in Aston, Delaware County. (Published Tuesday, March 3, 2015)

    Sylvester Stallone played peacemaker after a real life fight broke out during filming of the new Rocky movie “Creed” in Aston, Pennsylvania, Monday.

    TMZ first reported a boxer/actor jumped out of the boxing ring while a scene was being filmed and attacked an actor who was playing his corner coach. Sources confirmed with NBC10 there was an altercation on the set and that Stallone helped break up the fight.


    Sources said the fight was minor and no one was seriously injured. They have not yet revealed, however, what led to the fight.

    Crews for the upcoming movie have been filming in several locations in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas.

    The movie focuses on the grandson of Apollo Creed, the fictional rival of the famous Rocky Balboa, who is now working with Balboa to help become a boxing champion. It will be the seventh film in the "Rocky" franchise.

    Along with Stallone, the film stars Michael B. Jordan, who will play Apollo’s grandson, and is directed by Ryan Coogler. Coogler’s first film, “Fruitvale Station,” garnered critical acclaim and also starred Jordan in the lead role as Oscar Grant, an Oakland man who was killed by a police officer.

    “Creed” is scheduled to be released Nov. 25.

    Here are pictures and video from the set: