The 63-year-old required reconstructive surgery after years of boxing, but he's since admitted that it didn't turn out so well because "he went to the wrong guy".Posing for photographers at yesterday's star-studded event, Mickey looked almost unrecognisable, with him wearing a pair of ripped jeans, a black shirt and a leather waistcoat for the outing.After they split, she complained of their wild relationship.The bout on Friday night at a Moscow concert hall was Rourke's first fight in 20 years.I had five operations on my nose and one on a smashed cheekbone," he added back in 2009. - is best known for starring in the likes of 1982 comedy-drama Diner, Rumble Fish, Angel Heart and The Rainmaker.The star - who had trained as a boxer in his early years - also left acting for a while to continue the sport professionally.The newly prominent actor brought a beautiful blonde model known only as Elena as his date.
In 1969 Rourke, then weighing 140 pounds (63.5 kg), sparred with former World Welterweight Champion Luis Rodríguez.He took to the ring in a stetson hat, a red-and-gold robe and shiny gold gloves, repeatedly crossing himself.Rourke, who had said he lost 35lbs (16 kilograms) to prepare to the fight, was much thinner than in his best-known cinematic fighting persona, when he bulked up to play the title character in 2008's "The Wrestler." His shorts bore his ring nickname from the 1990s, Marielito, with a Spanish-language message reading "always handsome." The fight was held at a pedestrian pace, with both Rourke and Seymour frequently backing away from one another and letting down their guard. His final punch struck the stumbling Seymour on the buttocks and the 29-year-old went down to all fours until the referee stopped the contest.Instead of one of his beloved dogs, though, Rourke brought his Russian girlfriend named Anastasia as his date. After reports surfaced of an inebriated Mickey Rourke firing back at a reporter for claiming that he was dating Evan Rachel Whore, he unleashed a few unkind words. When he was asked about the statement on Sunday, he refused to take back the statement.