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    Rocky Player’s Guide V1.0 – 11th Nov 02
    
    © Copyright Nick Clarkson (nick.clarkson@oxbow-way.co.uk). Not to be copied or
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    Index
    
    1. Movie Anthology Brief Descriptions				
    2. Game Modes							
    3. Game Controls (Inc super punches)					
    4. The Boxers
    5. Choosing a boxer							
    6. Gameplay tips							
    7. Credits 								
    8. Cheats								
    
    1. Movie Anthology Brief Descriptions
    
    Rocky I:
    It's the film that inspired a nation - and won the 1976 Best Picture Oscar®.
    Rocky (Sylvester Stallone) is a Philadelphia club fighter who seems to be going
    nowhere. But when a stroke of fate puts him in a ring with the world
    heavyweight champion Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers), Rocky knows that it's his
    one shot at the big time - a once in a lifetime opportunity to "go the
    distance" and come out a winner! Audiences and critics alike cheered this
    American success story of an "everyman" triumphing over all odds.
    
    Rocky II:
    It's the rematch of the century, as Rocky Balboa takes on Apollo Creed in this
    powerful follow-up to one of the most acclaimed movies in film history. After
    club fighter Rocky goes the distance with the world heavyweight champion,
    boxing fans clamour for a rematch. But Rocky, having sustained massive injuries
    in the bout, announces his retirement. Though he tries to make a new life for
    himself, Rocky realizes that he can't escape his true calling. The ring beckons
    once more, and the "Italian Stallion" must prepare for the fight of his life.
    
    Rocky III:
    Rocky battles his most powerful adversary yet - the ferocious Clubber Lang (Mr.
    T.). As Rocky fights his way into the hearts of millions, life couldn't be
    better. He scores ten consecutive wins, lands lucrative endorsement contracts,
    and becomes famous throughout the world. But when Clubber Lang K.O.s Rocky in a
    humiliating defeat, it becomes apparent that the "Italian Stallion" has lost
    his edge. Considering hanging up his gloves, Rocky receives encouragement from
    an unlikely ally: his old nemesis, Apollo Creed. With Creed's help, Rocky
    strives to regain the "eye of the tiger" before confronting Lang in a gruelling
    rematch for the world heavyweight championship.
    
    Rocky IV:
    East meets West when Rocky takes on a vicious Soviet fighter who literally
    killed his last opponent! Rocky proudly holds the world heavyweight boxing
    championship, but a new challenger has stepped forward: Drago (Dolph Lundgren),
    a six-foot, four-inch 261-pound fighter who has the backing of the Soviet
    Union.  This time, Rocky's training regimen takes him to icy Siberia, where he
    prepares for a globally televised match in the heart of Moscow. But nothing can
    truly prepare him for what he's about to face - a powerfully charged fight to
    the finish in which he must defend not only himself, but also the honour of his
    country!
    
    Rocky V:
    Upon returning home from his latest triumph, Rocky learns that an unscrupulous
    financial advisor has lost all of his money. To make matters worse, his
    fight-related injuries force his retirement from the ring. So Rocky, his wife
    Adrian (Talia Shire) and his son Rocky Jr. (Sage Stallone) move to their old
    low-rent neighbourhood in South Philadelphia. There, the fighter must resolve
    the deep-rooted resentment held by his son, a bitterness that grows when Rocky
    trains Tommy Gunn (Tommy Morrison), a young boxer who soon rises to national
    prominence. When Tommy turns against his mentor and publicly taunts him, Rocky
    knows he must fight once more.
    
    2. Game Modes
    
    
    Exhibition Mode
    The no nonsense, straight into the thick of things, mode. Choose a boxer and go
    head-to-head against a friend or the computer. Only the boxers you have
    defeated in the movie mode will be available in the exhibition mode. Before the
    bout begins you may set the following options:
    
    Venue:		Where the fight will take place (only venues visited in the 			movie
    mode will be available).
    Round length:	Length of each round in seconds (30, 60, 90, 120, 180 or
    				infinite).
    Number of rounds:	Number of rounds the fight will last.
    COM skill:		Skill level for the computer in single player modes; novice,
    			contender and champ.
    Movie Mode
    Play as Rocky Balboa as you fight and train your way to the top, first as an
    upcoming challenger, then as reigning World Heavyweight Champion against 20
    tough opponents, clashing with the bosses of the five “Rocky” films along the
    way. This is how you unlock boxers and arenas for the other modes, extra
    characters can also be unlocked by completing ‘Movie Mode’ at Contender and
    Champ difficulty levels
    
    Knockout Tournament
    Enter a Knockout Tournament with up to 16 players. (This mode is unlocked after
    completing ‘Movie Mode’). Bronze, Silver and Gold belts are up for grabs.
    
    Sparring Mode
    Learn and perfect your boxing skills against one of three hardened sparring
    partners.
    
    Gallery
    Watch the Intro and the FMV movies you have unlocked from ‘Movie Mode’.
    
    3. Game Controls
    These are the default controls for the game. You can change the configuration
    of your controller in the Options Menu.
    
    Costume Change
    
    When selecting your boxer try pressing Y to toggle their costume.
    
    Basic Controls
    
    Move Boxer			D-Pad buttons or left analog tick
    Head Jab			X button
    Head Straight		Y button
    Body Jab			A button
    Body Straight		B button
    Block				Left shoulder button
    Dodge				Left shoulder button + directional buttons
    Evasive Dodge		Left shoulder button + Right shoulder button +   
    					directional buttons
    Uppercut Modifier	 	Right shoulder button + punch button
    Pause Game		 	START button	
    Taunt			 	BACK button
    
    Special Controls
    
    Head Left Hook		UP or DOWN + X button
    Head Right Hook		UP or DOWN + Y button
    Body Left Hook		UP or DOWN + A button
    Body Right Hook		UP or DOWN + B button
    
    Head Left Uppercut	Right shoulder button + X button
    Head Right Uppercut	Right shoulder button + Y button
    Body Left Uppercut	Right shoulder button + A button
    Body Right Uppercut	Right shoulder button + B button
    
    Super Punch	Tap Right shoulder button then a punch button (These vary from
    boxer to boxer)
    
    Super Punches
    
    Super punches are activated by tapping the right shoulder button then press the
    relevant punch button. The easiest way to pull off the moves is to press the
    sequence in a one-two rhythm. Super punches are very powerful and best used
    when your opponent is stunned (depicted by a ring of blue stars above the
    boxer’s head). The number displayed after the description of the punch
    indicates the amount of damage your opponent will receive.
    
    Rocky Balboa 1 - 5
    
    R1–Y Super head right uppercut 		(35)
    R1–A Super body left shovel hook 		(26)
    
    Apollo Creed 1 - 2
    
    R1–X Super head left windmill punch 	(23)
    R1–B Super right body hook 			(23)
    
    Clubber Lang
    
    R1–X Super head left hook 			(27)
    R1–Y Super head right hook 			(27)
    	
    Ivan Drago
    
    R1–Y Super body hook, overhand right 	(45)	
    R1–A Super left body rising hook		(29)
    
    Tommy Gunn
    
    R1–Y Super head butt				(14)
    R1–B Super right body, left uppercut 	(42)
    
    Randy Rate
    
    R1–X Super left jab				(14)
    R1–Y Super right jab				(14)
    
    Jack Reid
    
    R1–Y Super head right hook 			(24)
    R1–A Super body left shovel hook	 	(24)
    
    Bob Cray
    
    R1–Y Super head right hook 			(29)
    R1–X Super head Left hook 			(29)
    Spider Rico
    
    R1–X Super head left jab 			(16)
    R1–Y Super right jab				(16)
    
    Dipper Brown
    
    R1–A Super left body rising hook 		(27)	
    R1–Y Super right uppercut2			(27)
    
    Ernie Roman
    
    R1–Y Super head right uppercut 		(38)
    R1–X Super head left hook			(29)
    
    
    Mac Lee Green
    
    R1–Y Super right jab 				(20)
    R1–B Super right body hook 2 			(23)
    
    Buddy Shaw
    
    R1–X Super head left jab			(17)
    R1–Y Super right jab				(17)
    
    Billy Snow
    
    R1–Y Super right 1-2 				(39)
    R1–A Super body left shovel hook 2 		(25)
    
    Big Yank Ball
    
    R1–Y Super head butt 				(15)
    R1–B Super right body hook 2			(29)
    
    Joe Chan
    
    R1–Y Super right jab				(15)
    R1–A Super left body straight			(17)
    
    Vito Soto
    
    R1–A Super body left shovel hook 		(21)
    R1–Y Super lunge right hook			(21)
    
    Big Chuck Smith
    
    R1–Y Super head right uppercut		(37)
    R1–X Super left uppercut 2			(27)
    
    Burt Judge
    
    R1–Y Super right uppercut 2 			(29)
    R1–B Super right body, left uppercut 	(45)
    
    Joe Czak
    
    R1–X Super head left hook 			(22)
    R1–B Super right body hook			(22)
    Kofi Langton
    
    R1–X Super head left jab 			(15)
    R1–Y Super right uppercut 2 			(17)
    
    Tim Simms
    
    R1–Y Super head right hook			(26)
    R1–A Super body left shovel hook 2 		(26)
    
    Union Cane
    
    R1–Y Super body hook, overhand right 	(33)	
    R1–B Super right body uppercut 2 		(22)
    
    The Rocky Statue
    
    R1–Y Super head right uppercut		(35)
    R1–A Super body left shovel hook		(26)
    
    Mickey Goldmill
    
    R1–Y Super right 1-2 				(30)
    R1–B Super right body uppercut 2 		(19)
    
    4. The Boxers
    
    The following list contains information relating to all 30 characters featured
    in the game. The stats included are out of a possible 50 (the higher the
    better). The stats are correct for the boxers as featured in the exhibition
    mode. There are some slight amendments in the movie mode but these are
    negligible. The stats affect the boxers as follows:
    
    
    Strength		-	This indicates the power of the boxer’s punches.
    Speed			-	This determines the boxer’s punch speed.
    Stamina		-	If this stat is high, the boxer’s can take more 					punishment.
    Determination	-	This determines the boxer’s ability to get up off the
    				canvas. Higher numbers will mean that you’ll find it 					easier going when
    pressing that A button to get up.
    Movement		-	The speed of the boxer’s movement around the ring.
    
    Name: 			Rocky Balboa 1
    Nationality:		American
    From: 			Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Age:				30
    Height:			5'11''
    Weight:			190lbs
    Reach:			74''
    Nickname: 			“The Italian Stallion”
    Strength:        		(40)
    Speed:            	(20)
    Stamina:         		(35)
    Determination: 		(50)
    Movement:      		(15)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Rocky is a raw talent who uses an old fashioned boxing
    style. He has a granite chin and remarkable heart. Rocky has the guts and
    courage of a great fighter but lacks finesse. His basic fight style can make
    him predictable; use this to your advantage."
    
    Name: 			Rocky Balboa 2
    Nationality:		American
    From: 			Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Age:				31
    Height:			5'11''
    Weight:			202lbs
    Reach:			74''
    Nickname: 			“The Italian Stallion”
    Strength:      		(40)
    Speed:           		(25)
    Stamina:        		(35)
    Determination: 		(42)
    Movement:      		(18)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Rocky's skills and fitness have greatly improved under the
    watchful eye of Mickey. His will to win is unrivalled. Rocky has learned how to
    mix up his style and has improved his hand speed. Since taking a battering from
    Apollo Creed in their first clash, he has been struggling to cope with a
    damaged eye, reducing his vision."
    
    Name: 			Rocky Balboa 3
    Nationality:		American
    From: 			Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Age:				34
    Height:			5'11''
    Weight:			201lbs
    Reach:			74''
    Nickname: 			“The Italian Stallion”
    Strength:     		(35)
    Speed:            	(30)
    Stamina:          	(30)
    Determination: 		(40)
    Movement:      		(25)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Rocky is in his prime and can go toe-to-toe with just
    about anyone He still wants to win, but does he have the 'Eye of the Tiger'?
    Rocky still has his granite chin and superb punch strength. With many
    victorious defences of his belt his confidence has soared. However, his
    training regime has suffered, reducing his stamina and true staying power."
    
    Name: 			Rocky Balboa 4
    Nationality:		American
    From: 			Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Age:				36
    Height:			5'11''
    Weight:			204lbs
    Reach:			74''
    Nickname: 			“The Italian Stallion”
    Strength:         	(39)
    Speed:           		(24)
    Stamina:          	(34)
    Determination: 		(44)
    Movement:      		(19)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Rocky's learnt everything there is to know about boxing.
    His focus, courage and strength are at a peak. His ability to take punishment
    is at an amazing level right now. Although slowing down slightly, Rocky has
    stepped up his training using old-fashioned, gruelling methods. His speed and
    power aren't quite what they used to be, but he's still tough as nails."
    
    Name: 			Rocky Balboa 5
    Nationality:		American
    From: 			Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Age:				36
    Height:			5'11''
    Weight:			209lbs
    Reach:			74''
    Nickname: 			“The Italian Stallion”
    
    Strength:         	(40)
    Speed:            	(25)
    Stamina:          	(30)
    Determination: 		(40)
    Movement:      		(25)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Retired from boxing due to injury, Rocky now runs a gym
    and still trains daily. What he lacks physically he makes up with experience.
    Once a fighter, always a fighter', this still rings true for Rocky. He isn't in
    the ring anymore but he could still knock out most that come up against him."
    
    Name: 			Apollo Creed 1
    Nationality:		American
    From: 			Los Angeles, California
    Age:				32
    Height:			6'2''
    Weight:			210lbs
    Reach:			81''
    Nickname: 			“The Master of Disaster”
    Strength:         	(22)
    Speed:           		(42)
    Stamina:          	(34)
    Determination: 		(20)
    Movement:      		(42)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Apollo is very experienced and has the fastest hands of
    any heavyweight in the game. Get in close and throw quick combos to the body,
    then step out of range. Stay away from his stinging jabs, and remember to block
    his flurries."
    
    Name: 			Apollo Creed 2
    
    Nationality:		American
    From: 			Los Angeles, California
    Age:				33
    Height:			6'2''
    Weight:			220lbs
    Reach:			81''
    Nickname: 			“The Count of Monte-Fisto”
    Strength:         	(28)
    Speed:           		(40)
    Stamina:          	(30)
    Determination: 		(27)
    Movement:      		(35)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Apollo has learnt to take his training more seriously
    since his clash with Rocky. He's a little slower but much stronger, and
    determined to win. Skirt around Apollo, popping out jabs. Stay on the move
    early in the fight, then dish out the punishment mid-way through. Keep the
    pressure on and pray he runs out of steam before you do."
    
    Name: 			Clubber Lang
    Nationality:		American
    From: 			Chicago, Illinois
    Age:				28
    Height:			6'1''
    Weight:			235lbs
    Reach:			78''
    Nickname: 			“The Southside Slugger”
    Strength:        		(42)
    Speed:            	(31)
    Stamina:          	(41)
    Determination: 		(37)
    Movement:      		(27)
    Trainer's Comments:	"You gotta stay switched on when fighting Clubber, he has
    immense KO power in both hands. Don't go toe-to-toe with Clubber, he's too
    strong. Wear him down with jabs and quick combos, wait for an opening and start
    throwing those big bombs for a KO finish."
    
    Name: 			Ivan Drago
    Nationality:		Russian
    From: 			Moscow, Russia
    Age:				24
    Height:			6'5''
    Weight:			261lbs
    Reach:			84''
    Nickname: 			“The Siberian Bull”
    Strength:         	(50)
    Speed:            	(25)
    Stamina:          	(38)
    Determination: 		(25)
    Movement:     		(22)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Drago is a new breed of fighter, ultra-fit and trained to
    perfection. This guy is tough but he ain't unbeatable. To win against Drago you
    have to take the fight to him and break his spirit. Don't mess about with fancy
    footwork - just hit him hard, hit him fast and keep your guard up."
    
    Name: 			Tommy Gunn
    Nationality:		American
    From: 			Jay, Oklahoma
    Age:				23
    Height:			6'2''
    Weight:			225lbs
    Reach:			80''
    Nickname: 			“Tommy “The Machine” Gunn”
    Strength:        		(40)
    Speed:            	(35)
    Stamina:          	(40)
    Determination: 		(15)
    Movement:     		(30)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Tommy Gunn is described as the 'Great white hope'. He's
    young, fast and has a lot of heart. Gunn has youth on his side and gallons of
    stamina in his tank. Use a balanced attack, stick and move then mix it up with
    a few body blow combos to keep him on his toes."
    
    Name: 			Randy Rate
    Nationality:		American
    From: 			Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Age:				26
    Height:			5'10''
    Weight:			193lbs
    Reach:			72''
    Nickname: 			“Rapid Randy Tate”
    Strength:         	(4)
    Speed:            	(42)
    Stamina:         		(45)
    Determination:		(21)
    Movement:      		(48)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Randy Tate is a good fighter, sparring with many
    heavyweights. His relatively small size enables him to duck and dodge with
    ease. He's also a swift mover round the ring. Tate's usual fight tactic is to
    harass and frustrate. He likes to keeping moving, popping out jabs then
    shifting out of range. Push forward with this guy and disrupt his rhythm, keep
    the pressure on him until he makes a mistake, then grind him down."
    
    Name: 			Jack Reid
    Nationality:		American
    From: 			Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Age:				30
    Height:			6'0''
    Weight:			215lbs
    Reach:			75''
    Nickname: 			n/a
    Strength:        		(32)
    Speed:            	(32)
    Stamina:         		(32)
    Determination: 		(32)
    Movement:      		(32)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Jack is a stocky powerhouse with superb power. He's always
    in the gym training, and loves nothing more than a good tear up. Jack ain't the
    tallest of fighters and has a short reach. He tends to take two hits to land
    one of his own. Play a waiting game, block his blows, move around, keep
    throwing one-two's and you might just catch his chin."
    
    Name: 			Bob Cray
    Nationality:		American
    From: 			Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Age:				34
    Height:			6'2''
    Weight:			268lbs
    Reach:			80''
    Nickname: 			“Battlin’ Bob Cray”
    Strength:         	(47)
    Speed:            	(11)
    Stamina:          	(49)
    Determination: 		(45)
    Movement:     		(8)
    Trainer’s Comments:	"Cray is a seasoned fighter with an amazing chin. He can
    take just about any shot. Slightly overweight and in his boxing twilight years,
    Bob is looking for his last big pay cheque and will go that little bit extra to
    get it. His chin is his best attribute, but his soft stomach isn't. Sap his
    stamina by going to the body only, then go to the head."
    
    Name: 			Spider Rico
    Nationality:		American
    From: 			Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Age:				35
    Height:			5'11''
    Weight:			207lbs
    Reach:			72”
    Nickname: 			n/a
    Strength:        		(12)
    Speed:           		(42)
    Stamina:         		(37)
    Determination: 		(22)
    Movement:      		(47)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Spider Rico's been on the circuit for over 15 years now
    and is past his best, but don't take him too lightly. Rico's strengths lie in
    his vast experience, he knows every trick in the book and will use them. Dodge
    his hooks, then counter with jab combos. Grind him down until he runs out of
    steam."
    
    Name: 			Dipper Brown
    Nationality:		American
    From: 			Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Age: 				33
    Height:			6'3''
    Weight:			225lbs
    Reach:			80''
    Nickname: 			”The slick moving Dipper Brown”
    Strength:         	(42)
    Speed:            	(27)
    Stamina:          	(47)
    Determination: 		(12)
    Movement:      		(32)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Dipper's an experienced journeyman who will give any boxer
    a run for their money, so stay alert! Dipper can pound all day, he also has
    good power too. Take the fight to him and keep piling the pressure on, at some
    point his concentration will slip, then step it up and let him have it."
    
    Name: 			Ernie Roman
    Nationality:		American
    From: 			Houston, Texas
    Age:				37
    Height:			6'2''
    Weight:			289lbs
    Reach:			78''
    Nickname: 			“Big, Bad, Ernie Roman”
    Strength:         	(47)
    Speed:            	(7)
    Stamina:          	(37)
    Determination: 		(48)
    Movement:     		(21)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Ernie is a massive slugger with amazing punch strength.
    He's been round the block and knows the game. To beat Ernie you gotta take it
    easy during the first few rounds. Keep chipping away at him, dodging his
    powerful blows. When he starts to tire, hit him with all you've got."
    
    Name: 			Mac Lee Green
    Nationality:		Canadian
    From: 			Toronto, Canada
    Age:				28
    Height:			6'0''
    Weight:			218lbs
    Reach:			76''
    Nickname: 			“The Ultimate Psycho”
    Strength:         	(29)
    Speed:           		(34)
    Stamina:          	(29)
    Determination: 		(34)
    Movement:     		(34)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Green is Canada's sharpest fighter. This guy has built his
    reputation on his no-nonsense, get the job done, boxing style. You won't get
    any surprises from this guy. He uses a head-on approach. If he can get on the
    inside and dig away, he will. Dance around him and use your jab, then try
    straight rights and big hooks to demoralise."
    
    Name: 			Buddy Shaw
    Nationality:		American
    From: 			Catskill Mountains, New York
    Age:				24
    Height:			6'3''
    Weight:			215lbs
    Reach:			84''
    Nickname: 			“The Dancing Assassin”
    Strength:         	(17)
    Speed:           		(45)
    Stamina:          	(20)
    Determination:		(30)
    Movement:      		(48)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Buddy is a lean, mean, fighting machine. He has an
    exceptional reach and a stinging jab, making him a tough target to hit. He also
    loves to frustrate his opponents. Buddy has great hand speed and can blind his
    opponents with lightning quick flurries. To get the edge on him try to dodge or
    get round the side of his jab, then hook and uppercut to his body."
    
    Name: 			Billy Snow
    Nationality:		British
    From: 			Newcastle, England
    Age:				29
    Height:			6'1''
    Weight:			224lbs
    Reach:			75''
    Nickname: 			“The Iceman”
    Strength:         	(36)
    Speed:            	(36)
    Stamina:          	(11)
    Determination: 		(42)
    Movement:      		(35)
    Trainer's Comments:	"European Heavyweight Champion, Billy Snow has been in the
    ring with the best, and beaten most of them with his aggressive never-say-die
    tactics. Snow has the heart of a lion and the strength of an ox, but lacks
    self-discipline and can let his temper get the better of him in the heat of the
    moment. Pester him with combos until his guard drops then open up with all
    you've got."
    
    Name: 			Big Yank Ball
    Nationality:		American
    From: 			Bangor, Maine
    Age:				33
    Height:			6'4''
    Weight:			248lbs
    Reach:			84''
    Nickname: 			“The Sergeant”
    Strength:         	(48)
    Speed:           		(8)
    Stamina:         		(48)
    Determination: 		(15)
    Movement:     		(41)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Big Yank is a goliath of a boxer and as tough as they
    come. His punch strength and dirty tactics are unrivalled. The Sergeant is so
    strong he could probably knock out most of his opponents with just one haymaker
    punch. Thankfully his speed isn't too good, so when you see one of his hooks
    coming, duck or block, attack, then step out of range."
    
    Name: 			Joe Chan
    Nationality:		Chinese
    From: 			Chengdu, China
    Age:				22
    Height:			5'10''
    Weight:			191lbs
    Reach:			74''
    Nickname: 			“The Eastern Dragon - Quick fists Joe Chan”
    Strength:         	(10)
    Speed:            	(45)
    Stamina:          	(35)
    Determination: 		(25)
    Movement:     		(45)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Although Chan is a small heavyweight, what he lacks in
    power he makes up for with guts, heart and an excellent boxing brain. He's a
    tricky fighter! Chan can hit and move with great pace, so tagging this guy can
    be extremely difficult. Try to disrupt his rhythm whenever you can. Go for lots
    of quick combos and throw a super-punch if he's stunned."
    
    Name: 			Vito Soto
    Nationality:		Colombian
    From: 			Cartagena, Colombia
    Age:				27
    Height:			6'1''
    Weight:			217lbs
    Reach:			78''
    Nickname: 			“The Head-hunter”
    Strength:         	(22)
    Speed:            	(35)
    Stamina:          	(35)
    Determination: 		(35)
    Movement:      		(33)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Vito Soto has been the Pan-American Heavyweight champ for
    the last 4 years. He has all the tools of a great boxer and vast experience, so
    watch your step! There's not much to tell on this guy - he's a smart fighter
    who can handle just about any situation in the ring. Recently Soto's confidence
    has grown, with this his training and fitness has suffered. Looks like he may
    run out of steam in later rounds."
    
    Name: 			Big Chuck Smith
    Nationality:		Irish
    From: 			Galway, Ireland
    Age:				25
    Height:			6'4''
    Weight:			243lbs
    Reach:			83''
    Nickname: 			“Hands Of Stone”
    Strength:         	(43)
    Speed:           		(14)
    Stamina:         		(34)
    Determination: 		(42)
    Movement:      		(27)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Big Chuck is a formidable fighter and relatively quick for
    his size. He has explosive power in both fists, and can mix it up when the
    going gets rough. Big Chuck is tough and has a rock-hard chin. He can dish out
    punishment for 15 rounds without breaking a sweat, however he ain't too bright
    and wastes punches, costing him vital energy. Pop jabs in his face early on,
    then mid-fight switch to big hits and take him down."
    
    Name: 			Burt Judge
    Nationality:		American
    From: 			San Diego, California
    Age:				36
    Height:			6'3''
    Weight:			277lbs
    Reach:			81''
    Nickname: 			“The Big Cat”
    Strength         		(48)
    Speed            		(28)
    Stamina          		(19)
    Determination 		(35)
    Movement      		(30)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Burt Judge is a BIG boxer who strikes fear in all his
    opponents. This hulk of a man has been taught by the best and uses his size and
    power to crush any boxer who stands in his way. In the early rounds you should
    try and stay out of range of Judge's bombs. Stick and move, wearing him down
    with jabs, then when he starts to slow hit him with uppercuts. Even when he is
    looking worn out, watch for a stray haymaker, because it could still floor
    you."
    
    Name: 			Joe Czak
    Nationality:		Mexican
    From: 			Monterrey, Mexico
    Age:				31
    Height:			6'1''
    Weight:			218lbs
    Reach:			78''
    Nickname: 			“The Mexican Whirlwind”
    Strength:         	(24)
    Speed:            	(40)
    Stamina:          	(29)
    Determination: 		(30)
    Movement:      		(37)
    Trainer's Comments:	"The Mexican Whirlwind, Joe Czak, is a hard hitting brawler
    with an unorthodox fight style. He uses short punches to great effect and can
    take a good shot too. Czak is at the top of his game and has gone the distance
    with all ranked contenders. His punches sting, but lack crucial KO power. What
    he lacks in punch strength he makes up for in endurance, so take your time and
    wear this guy down."
    
    
    Name: 			Kofi Langton
    Nationality:		Congan
    From: 			The Democratic Republic Of Congo
    Age:				23	
    Height:			5'11''
    Weight:			195lbs"
    Reach:			76''
    Nickname: 			“Brawling Kofi Langton”
    Strength:         	(8)
    Speed:            	(50)
    Stamina:          	(40)
    Determination: 		(12)
    Movement:     		(50)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Stay alert at all times when in the ring with Kofi, he has
    outstanding hand speed and can mesmerize with his cat-like quickness. Don't
    blink or lose your concentration when fighting Kofi. The best tactic is to go
    for the kill early on and nullify his speed by dodging or blocking, then step
    in and throw powerful shots to his head and body."
    
    Name: 			Tim Simms
    Nationality:		Australian
    From: 			Melbourne, Australia
    Age:				28
    Height:			6'0''
    Weight:			221lbs
    Reach:			78''
    Nickname: 			Tim “Bushwhacker” Simms
    Strength:         	(39)
    Speed:            	(36)
    Stamina:         		(35)
    Determination: 		(29)
    Movement:     		(21)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Tim Simms has been inactive for some time due to injury,
    but is fighting his way back to the top. When fit this guy can really turn on
    the heat, using his squat heavy frame to throw massive jaw-breaking punches.
    Simms has an uncanny recovery rate, just when you think you've nailed him he
    seems to just shake it off and get back into the fight. However, he's not been
    training as intensively in recent months, making him a little weaker, so use
    this info to beat up on him before he beats you."
    
    Name: 			Union Cane
    Nationality:		American
    From: 			New Jersey
    Age:				32
    Height:			6'2''
    Weight:			218lbs
    Reach:			82''
    Nickname: 			“America’s hottest fighter“
    Strength:         	(25)
    Speed:            	(42)
    Stamina:          	(39)
    Determination: 		(19)
    Movement:      		(35)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Union Cane is a gifted boxer with speed and power, he's a
    good all-rounder. So don't take anything for granted with this guy. Cane is as
    sharp as a razor and extremely fit. He takes all his seriously, studying their
    boxing style before each fight. Mix it up with Cane, keep him on his toes using
    jabs, then switch to hooks and uppercuts and switch again. Remember to stay
    alert!"
    
    Name: 			The Rocky Statue
    Nationality:		Made in USA
    From: 			Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Age:				5
    Height:			5'11''
    Weight:			1200lbs
    Reach:			74''
    Nickname: 			n/a
    Strength:         	(40)
    Speed:           		(24)
    Stamina:          	(32)
    Determination: 		(40)
    Movement:      		(24)
    Trainer's Comments:	"The Rocky statue, presented to Balboa by the good people
    of Philadelphia. Cast in solid bronze, he's gonna be a hard opponent to beat.
    This is a boxer who will quite literally test your mettle. The statue's fists
    weigh around 80lbs each, so you really have to make sure his gloves don't
    connect - otherwise you'll end up kissing the canvas."
    
    Name: 			Mickey Goldmill
    Nationality:		American
    From: 			Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Age:				72
    Height:			5'8''
    Weight:			135lbs
    Reach:			68''
    Nickname: 			“Mighty Mick Goldmill”
    Strength:         	(15)
    Speed:            	(35)
    Stamina:          	(16)
    Determination: 		(49)
    Movement:      		(45)
    Trainer's Comments:	"Mickey's getting on now, but has trained daily for the
    last 60 years. He can still punch a bit and has a few boxing tricks up his
    sleeve. Mighty Mick ain't quite the athlete he used to be, but he has immense
    boxing experience. This guy is tricky - he likes to play possom, luring his
    opponents into a false sense of security before unleashing fearsome combos with
    deadly accuracy."
    
    5. Choosing a boxer
    
    In the movie mode you’ll always play as Rocky. However, the tournament and
    exhibition modes allow you to test your skills with all thirty fighters.
    Obviously everyone will have their favourites. Here, to help you decide on
    yours, are tables showing how they all compare to each other.
    
    
    Super punch power
    
    1.=	Burt Judge		(74)
    1.=	Ivan Drago		(74)
    3.	Ernie Roman		(67)
    4.=	Big Chuck Smith	(64)
    4.=	Billy Snow		(64)
    6.=	Rocky Balboa 1	(61)
    6.=	Rocky Balboa 2	(61)
    6.=	Rocky Balboa 3	(61)
    6.=	Rocky Balboa 4	(61)
    6.=	Rocky Balboa 5	(61)
    6.=	Rocky Statue	(61)
    12.	Bob Cray		(58)
    13.	Tommy Gunn		(56)
    14.	Union Cane		(55)
    15.	Dipper Brown	(54)
    16.=	Clubber Lang	(52)
    16.=	Tim Simms		(52)
    18.	Mickey Goldmill	(49)
    19.	Jack Reid		(48)
    20.=	Apollo Creed 1	(46)
    20.=	Apollo Creed 2	(46)
    22.=	Big Yank Ball	(44)
    22.=	Joe Czak		(44)
    24.	Mac Lee Green	(43)
    25.	Vito Soto		(42)
    26.	Buddy Shaw		(34)
    27.=	Joe Chan		(32)
    27.=	Kofi Langton	(32)
    27.=	Spider Rico		(32)
    30.	Randy Tate		(28)
    
    Speed
    
    1.	Kofi Langton	(50)
    2.=	Buddy Shaw		(45)
    2.=	Joe Chan		(45)
    4.=	Apollo Creed	(42)
    4.=	Spider Rico		(42)
    4.=	Union Cane    	(42)
    4.=	Randy Tate 		(42)
    8.=	Apollo Creed 2	(40)
    8.=	Joe Czak		(40)
    10.=	Billy Snow		(36)
    10.=	Tim Simms		(36)
    12.=	Tommy Gunn 		(35)
    12.=	Vito Soto		(35)
    12.=	Mickey Goldmill	(35)
    15.	Mac Lee Green	(34)
    16.	Jack Reid		(32)
    17.	Clubber Lang	(31)
    18.	Rocky Balboa 3	(30)
    19.	Burt Judge		(28)
    20.	Dipper Brown	(27)
    21.=	Rocky Balboa 2	(25)
    21.=	Rocky Balboa 5	(25)
    21.=	Ivan Drago		(25)
    24.=	Rocky Balboa 4	(24)
    24.=	Rocky Statue	(24)
    26.	Rocky Balboa 1	(20)
    27.	Big Chuck Smith	(14)
    28.	Bob Cray		(11)
    29.	Big Yank Ball	(8)
    30.	Ernie Roman		(7)
    
    
    Strength
    
    1.	Ivan Drago		(50)
    2.=	Big Yank Ball	(48)
    2.=	Burt Judge		(48)
    4.=	Ernie Roman		(47)
    4.=	Bob Cray		(47)
    6.	Big Chuck Smith	(43)
    7.=	Clubber Lang	(42)
    7.=	Dipper Brown	(42)
    9.=	Rocky Balboa 1	(40)
    9.=	Rocky Balboa 2	(40)
    9.=	Rocky Balboa 5	(40)
    9.=	Tommy Gunn		(40)
    9.=	Rocky Statue	(40)
    9.=	Rocky Balboa 4	(39)
    15.	Tim Simms		(39)
    16.	Billy Snow		(36)
    17.	Rocky Balboa 3	(35)
    18.	Jack Reid		(32)
    19.	Mac Lee Green	(29)
    20.	Apollo Creed 2	(28)
    21.	Union Cane		(25)
    22.	Joe Czak		(24)
    23.=	Apollo Creed 1	(22)
    23.=	Vito Soto		(22)
    25.	Buddy Shaw		(17)
    26.	Mickey Goldmill	(15)
    27.	Spider Rico		(12)
    28.	Joe Chan		(10)
    29.	Kofi Langton	(8)
    30.	Randy Tate		(4)
    
    Boxers in order of Stamina
    
    1.	Bob Cray		(49)
    2.	Big Yank Ball	(48)
    3.	Dipper Brown	(47)
    4.	Randy Tate		(45)
    5.	Clubber Lang	(41)
    6.=	Tommy Gunn		(40)
    6.=	Kofi Langton	(40)
    8.	Union Cane		(39)
    9.	Ivan Drago		(38)
    10.=	Spider Rico		(37)
    10.=	Ernie Roman		(37)
    12.=	Rocky Balboa 1	(35)
    12.=	Rocky Balboa 2	(35)
    12.=	Joe Chan		(35)
    12.=	Vito Soto		(35)
    12.=	Tim Simms		(35)
    17.=	Rocky Balboa 4	(34)
    17.=	Apollo Creed 1	(34)
    17.=	Big Chuck Smith	(34)
    20.=	Jack Reid		(32)
    20.=	Rocky Statue	(32)
    22.=	Rocky Balboa 3	(30)
    22.=	Rocky Balboa 5	(30)
    22.=	Apollo Creed 2	(30)
    25.=	Mac Lee Green	(29)
    25.=	Joe Czak		(29)
    27.	Buddy Shaw		(20)
    28.	Burt Judge		(19)
    29.	Mickey Goldmill	(16)
    30.	Billy Snow		(11)
    
    Boxers in order of Movement
    
    1.	Kofi Langton	(50)
    2.	Buddy Shaw		(48)
    2.	Randy Tate		(48)
    4.	Spider Rico		(47)
    5.=	Joe Chan		(45)
    5.=	Mickey Goldmill	(45)
    7.	Apollo Creed 1	(42)
    8.	Big Yank Ball	(41)
    9.	Joe Czak		(37)
    10.=	Apollo Creed 2	(35)
    10.=	Billy Snow		(35)
    10.=	Union Cane		(35)
    13.	Mac Lee Green	(34)
    14.	Vito Soto		(33)
    15.=	Dipper Brown	(32)
    15.=	Jack Reid		(32)
    17.=	Tommy Gunn		(30)
    17.=	Burt Judge		(30)
    19.=	Clubber Lang	(27)
    19.=	Big Chuck Smith	(27)
    21.=	Rocky Balboa 3	(25)
    21.=	Rocky Balboa 5	(25)
    23.	Rocky Statue	(24)
    24.	Ivan Drago		(22)
    25.=	Ernie Roman		(21)
    25.=	Tim Simms		(21)
    27.	Rocky Balboa 4	(19)
    28.	Rocky Balboa 2	(18)
    29.	Rocky Balboa 1	(15)
    30.	Bob Cray		(8)
    
    Boxers in order of Determination
    
    1.	Rocky Balboa 1	(50)
    2.	Mickey Goldmill	(49)
    3.	Ernie Roman		(48)
    4.	Bob Cray		(45)
    5.	Rocky Balboa 4	(44)
    6.=	Rocky Balboa 2	(42)
    6.=	Billy Snow		(42)
    6.=	Big Chuck Smith	(42)
    9.=	Rocky Balboa 3	(40)
    9.=	Rocky Balboa 5	(40)
    9.=	Rocky Statue	(40)
    12.	Clubber Lang	(37)
    13.	Vito Soto		(35)
    14.	Burt Judge		(35)
    15.	Mac Lee Green	(34)
    16.	Jack Reid		(32)
    17.=	Buddy Shaw		(30)
    17.=	Joe Czak		(30)
    19.	Tim Simms		(29)
    20.	Apollo Creed 2	(27)
    21.=	Ivan Drago		(25)
    21.=	Joe Chan		(25)
    23.	Spider Rico		(22)
    24.	Randy Tate		(21)
    25.	Apollo Creed 1	(20)
    26.	Union Cane		(19)
    27.=	Tommy Gunn		(15)
    27.=	Big Yank Ball	(15)
    29.=	Dipper Brown	(12)
    29.=	Kofi Langton	(12)
    
    6. GAMEPLAY TIPS
    
    Punching
    
    The Jab
    The jab is the most important punch in the book because it uses the shortest
    distance between yourself and the opponent. It can be used as a form of attack
    or defence and once you have mastered the jab, you can control a fight. The
    weaker boxers tend to be the quicker ones. The likes of Buddy Shaw and Kofi
    Langton don’t throw big punches but their speed allows them to move in, fire
    off a volley of jabs and get out quick. The jab won’t lead to knockdowns but if
    your punch-power is low it’s a sure fire way to gain a points decision.
    
    The Straight
    The straight is used as a form of attack, but it can also be used as a counter
    to stop your opponent coming forward. It can also be used as a power punch to
    take control of the fight. Used in conjunction with the jab the straight is an
    ideal punch to wear your opponent down. It does offer more clout than the jab
    but is noticeably slower to throw. The straight is also a useful punch to use
    if you’re in trouble. Timed correctly a couple of straights could save you from
    a real beating.
    
    The Hook
    The hook is an extremely powerful punch, thrown with a bent arm. The hook is
    most effective at close to medium range using the boxer’s full body rotation to
    deliver a K.O. power punch. You need to get in close to use hooks effectively.
    Combine head and body hooks to really damage your opponent. Make sure you mix
    your hooks as throwing the same punch will result in your opponent
    side-stepping your blows and letting fly with his own shots.
    
    The Uppercut
    The uppercut is an explosive short range punch. You bring the uppercut up and
    underneath your opponent’s jaw, who can’t see it coming. On impact it sends
    their head flying backward, dazing them or even knocking them out. The uppercut
    is a devastating punch that’s best delivered at the end of a flurry of punches.
    Get in close, throw a few of hooks to the head and body, let fly with a couple
    of uppercuts and watch your opponent’s health bar drop. A word of warning,
    leave yourself open when you throw uppercuts.
    
    Super Punches
    Each boxer has two super punches at their disposal. These punches are truly
    devastating and can lead to you flooring your opponent in one. As super punches
    are so powerful, they tend to take a little longer to throw. Timing is
    essential, get it wrong and you leave yourself open to a counter attack. Be
    warned, super punches cost a great deal of energy to attempt. Use your super
    punches wisely and they will give you the edge at any point in a fight. You
    should also be aware of the amount of damage that a super punch does (see the
    super punch section of this guide), some boxers throw devastating double super
    punches while others throw fast super punches that do less damage.
    Defending
    
    Block
    Use your block to defend against incoming punches. The block will automatically
    determine whether the incoming punch is heading for the head or body and react
    accordingly. Your block efficiency will decrease each time you successfully
    block a punch, usually you can get away with three to five blocks. Once a punch
    gets through your defence you should quickly drop your guard to reset your
    blocking efficiency.
    
    Dodge (Bob, Weave, Lean back and Duck)
    Use dodges to stay within fight range and make your opponent miss. Try using a
    dodge if your block is weakened, or even better use a dodge then throw a
    counterpunch from the defensive position. This technique can be deadly if timed
    correctly and it really irritates your opponent which may lead to them making a
    rash move that you can quickly step in and punish.
    
    Evasive Dodge
    Evasive dodges should be used when you want to get away from your opponent as
    quickly as possible. As soon as you start taking a beating use the evasive
    dodge. Don’t stand there and try to block your opponent. Get out quick,
    recompose yourself and get back on the offensive. A good place to use evasive
    dodges is when cornered, quickly tap the buttons and spin round your opponent,
    a practiced player can swap from being cornered to cornering their opponent and
    then begin to dish out the punishment.
    Taunting
    Don’t forget to use your taunt. It could be the difference between title glory
    and a life of kissing canvas. After getting knocked down make sure the first
    thing you do is taunt your opponent. Not only does it make them mad, it also
    replenishes some of your health and punch power. However, it’s imperative that
    you taunt your opponent immediately. Should your assailant hit you while you’re
    taunting you’ll get dazed leaving yourself open to a super punch. Another
    clever use of the taunt is press the button just as you’ve dazed your
    opponents. You should have just enough time to regain precious heath and punch
    power.
    
    General Tips
    * Stay away from the corners as much as possible.
    * Vary your fight distance swap between outfighting (far) and infighting
    (close).
    * Use jabs and straights for outfighting and hooks and uppercuts for
    infighting.
    * Use your jab to find your range.
    * Keep an eye on your punch strength, don’t waste your punches.
    * Use powerful combinations to stun your opponent, and then finish him with a
    super punch.
    * Use taunts to regain health and punch power.
    * Keep moving! Make yourself difficult to hit at all times.
    * Learn to counterpunch – dodge and hit.
    * Don’t punch yourself out too early unless you plan to go the distance and win
    on points.
    * Know your boxer’s strengths and weaknesses and play to them.
    * Don’t forget to use classic quotes from the film, it all adds to the
    atmosphere.
    
    8. Cheats
    
    Hold down the right trigger whilst entering one of the codes below on the Main
    Menu screen:
    
    Unlock all boxers (Not Mickey and Rocky statue) + all arenas
    Right, Down, Up, Left, Up, L
    
    Unlock Rocky Statue  + all  normal boxers, all arenas
    Right, Right, Right, Left, Right, L
    
    Unlock Mickey , + rocky statue, + all normal boxers, all arenas
    Up, Down, Down, Left, Left, L
    
    Double punch damage
    Right, Down, Left, Up, Left, L
    
    Double speed boxing
    Down, Left, Down, Up, Right, L
    
    Max Stats (Exhibition and Tournament Mode)
    Left, Up, Up, Down, Right, L
    
    Max Stats (Movie Mode)
    Right, Down, Down, Up, Left, L
    
    Activate win fight (press Black & White buttons during fight to automatically
    win - Movie Mode only)
    Right, Right, Left, Left, Up, L