Brian Kilmeade stepped into the ring with Sylvester Stallone and the new Rocky on Broadway Andy Karl ... for an interview. But this wasn't just any interview, as we saw this morning on Fox and Friends.

This required preparation, dedication, and a rigorous training regimen.

Check out some highlights below, and watch the full training video above:

Raw eggs? Wow, he's serious about this.

OK, maybe we spoke too soon.

Back on track.

Perhaps he's taken the movie a little too literally.

Strongest man in morning TV?

A few less steps than in Philly, but still, he's ready.

Now to the interview... see what Sly and the new Rocky Balboa had to say when they faced Kilmeade and a Rocky movie quiz.