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What boxing matches were the fights in Rocky based on?

I have heard that the major fights in the first 4 Rocky films are based on actual historic boxing matches. Is this true? And if it is, can someone tell me which boxing matches?
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How much time passed (in universe) between Rocky and Rocky III?

In the original Rocky, Mickey tells Rocky that he is 76 years old: MICKEY (yells) Rocky, I'm seventy-six years old. Maybe you can be the winner I never was -- your ...
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When Paulie attacked Rocky in the parking garage in Rocky III, was Rocky trying to win?

I seriously doubt he was, but since the theme of the film was Rocky losing his edge, could it be that even Paulie was posing a threat to Rocky? It obviously parallels the scene in the first Rocky when ...
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