When news first broke back in January that Mickey Rourke might put in an appearance at this year's WrestleMania, his publicist quickly put the kibosh on the idea, concerned that it might put a dent in his Oscar hopes. But just like a one-trick pony that runs in a field so wild and free, no one tells the rambunctious Mickey Rourke what to do: Not only did he show up at WrestleMania last night, he actually climbed inside the squared circle to do battle with Chris Jericho, his nemesis from Larry King Live. And while our dreams of Rourke climbing to the top rope and ram jamming Jericho all the way back to VH1 failed to come true, Jericho learned the hard way that Rourke still has a killer left hook.
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