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EXCLUSIVE: Fighter who lost professional boxing match to 62-year-old actor Mickey Rourke is sleeping rough in a California park and 'was paid to throw the bout'
  • Elliot Seymour has been living on the streets for roughly 18 months
  • The 29-year-old trained at the same Hollywood gym as actor Mickey Rourke
  • He lost to the actor in two rounds in a boxing match in Russia on Friday
  • But a source close to the family said that he was 'paid to lose the fight'
By Hugo Daniel In Los Angeles for MailOnline
30 November 2014

The fighter who lost a controversial boxing bout with Hollywood star Mickey Rourke is homeless and was ‘paid to throw the fight', MailOnline can exclusively reveal.

Elliot Seymour, the man who lost to Rourke on Friday, is a homeless drifter who trained at the same Hollywood gym Rourke and was paid to fly to Russia to make the actor 'look good’.

Seymour, who at 29 is 33 years younger than the 62-year-old actor, went down in the second round of the match. He had a shocking record of losing 9-1 of his 10 previous professional bouts...

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If this is true, this taints Freddie Roach's Gym in bad light.  Rourke and Roach always claim to be good buddies... but time to kick Rourke out of the Gym and distance himself from the actor (if any of this is true.)