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Yo! Sylvester Stallone dismisses death hoax with fun photograph

The Rocky star shared an image on Instagram holding up his fists with professional boxer Sergey Kovalev on Saturday, reports mirror.co.uk.

hollywood Updated: Sep 05, 2016 19:18 IST
Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone attends the 88th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 28, 2016 in California. (AFP)

Hollywood superstar Sylvester Stallone found himself as a victim of a death hoax, but dismissed the rumour with a fun photograph.

The Rocky star shared an image on Instagram holding up his fists with professional boxer Sergey Kovalev on Saturday, reports mirror.co.uk.

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Without referencing the hoax that quickly spread across social media, Sylvester brushed it off with a cheeky smile and boxing pose, proving he’s as fit as ever.

Fans of the Rocky and Rambo action movie legend were thrown into a state of shock this weekend as a rumour circulated on social media and appeared to confirm his death.

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A fake news story was being shared on Facebook, with fans clicking on the spam article, which then shares it on their page for their friends to see.

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However, Stallone, who has ignored the prank, has still been active on his own social media accounts.

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