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Rantankerous: Could the 'Raging Bull' beat 'Rocky?'

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It's a good thing George doesn't hunt because Brian decided to channel his inner elk. (source: Bitstrips/Facebook) It's a good thing George doesn't hunt because Brian decided to channel his inner elk. (source: Bitstrips/Facebook)

Rantankerous [ran-tank'uhr-us] (adjective) - A combination of rant [to speak in a wild or extravagant manner] and cantankerous [contentious, disagreeable]. The word is the only suitable description for the epic arguments between Brian "What We Learned" Tynes and George "Hot Reads" Jones.

(RNN) - Sly Stallone vs. Robert De Niro; Roy Hobbs vs. Nuke LaLoosh; Snow White vs. Sleeping Beauty - yep, it's going to be that type of day.

In honor of the premier of the new movie Grudge Match - featuring the actors who played boxers Jake LaMotta and Rocky Balboa - our minds wandered to the nether regions of sports and cinema.

So we asked: who would win in battles between featured characters in some of the most notable flicks in history?

Also this week: The embarrassment of fantasy football… prosthetic limbs in sports… bowl picks!

Include opinions of your own in the comments section below, or you can contact us by email: Brian Tynes and George Jones.

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