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Sylvester Stallone and Muhammad Ali had a memorable Oscar moment in 1977

Muhammad Ali, Sylvester Stallone, ...
Image credit: Stallone and Ali: Bettmann/Corbis

Spar Power (1977)
A long-shot Best Actor nominee for the boxing drama ''Rocky,'' Sylvester Stallone probably wasn't expecting any golden trophies. He definitely wasn't expecting to be joined on stage by heavyweight champ Muhammad Ali. ''I'm the real Apollo Creed!'' Ali exclaims, pseudo-sparring with the Italian Stallion. ''Show me what you can really do!''

Originally posted Mar 19, 2003