The theme from "Rocky" was blaring in Boston's Back Bay as Sylvester Stallone climbed onto a stage and shadowboxed with state Auditor Joseph DeNucci, a former boxer, and yelled "Yo, Boston!" to a cheering crowd.

The actor whose portrayal of an underdog boxer in the "Rocky" movies made him a household name was in town Monday to break ground for a new Planet Hollywood restaurant.Stallone is a shareholder in the restaurant chain with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis and Demi Moore. The Boston restaurant is scheduled to open next year.

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