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Apollo Creed is a fictional character from the Rocky films, initially portrayed as the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. He was played by Carl Weathers. A tough yet highly agile African-American boxer featuring a Larry Holmes-like jab, his name is a reference to the Apostle's Creed. The character draws heavy inspiration from the real-life champion Muhammad Ali, having what one author remarked as the same "brash, vocal, [and] theatrical" personality. Protagonist Rocky ... more on Wikipedia

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