Sunderland Olympic boxer to announce joint venture with Hollywood legend Mickey Rourke

Mickey Rourke with his Best Actor award received for The Wrestler at the 2009 Orange British Academy Film Awards
Mickey Rourke with his Best Actor award received for The Wrestler at the 2009 Orange British Academy Film Awards
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BOXER Tony Jeffries is joining forces with the The Wrestler.

The Olympic bronze medallist now lives in the U.S. and is going into business with movie star Mickey Rourke to open a new gym.

He broke the news on his feed on social networking website Twitter, saying: “In Beverly Hills about to go to a HUGE Movie star’s home!”

The Sunderland boxer said the pair were going to do an interview to announce their new business together.

He referred to the actor as his “friend and business partner”.

Tony also posted a photograph online of the pair being interviewed together.