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Re: Ranking the Rocky Opponents

I'll just go with the main fighters.

1 Creed, awesome as both a enemy and a friend.
2 Drago- awesome as well.
3 Clubber Lang- it's fucking mr t
4 Mason Dixon, i really like the movie but not him so much.
5 tommy gunn-yeah.


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Re: Ranking the Rocky Opponents

Drago - Guy's a killer. He truly is terrifying, even now Lundren is scary. He's the only Rocky actor still in that type of shape.
Apollo - He's the man. He beat Rocky, passed the torch and then set up Drago as the biggest monster in sports. It was great long term style storytelling.
Lang - Mr T being a badass. Imagine Tyson with mic skills.
Dixon - To me he was just there.
Gunn - The fight was alright, but it just wasn't Rocky.

Here's a couple questions. Who beats who in their prime?
Creed vs Drago? I ask because Apollo may have lacked Rocky's power but he had speed and foot work. Would he have stood a chance or not?


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Re: Ranking the Rocky Opponents

Tyson did have mic skills.

And Drago still beats Creed even in Apollo's prime. The man is just a monster. 2000 psi punch.

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Tyson did have mic skills.

And Drago still beats Creed even in Apollo's prime. The man is just a monster. 2000 psi punch.
What about sans roids?


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What about sans roids?
Sans roids Drago might be on the level of Clubber Lang or less.

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Re: Ranking the Rocky Opponents

Ivan Drago is the best
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Drago - Guy's a killer. He truly is terrifying, even now Lundren is scary. He's the only Rocky actor still in that type of shape.
Apollo - He's the man. He beat Rocky, passed the torch and then set up Drago as the biggest monster in sports. It was great long term style storytelling.
Lang - Mr T being a badass. Imagine Tyson with mic skills.
Dixon - To me he was just there.
Gunn - The fight was alright, but it just wasn't Rocky.

Here's a couple questions. Who beats who in their prime?
Creed vs Drago? I ask because Apollo may have lacked Rocky's power but he had speed and foot work. Would he have stood a chance or not?
Old Apollo was beyond his physical prime, so there'd be a good chance he would put up a fight in his younger days.


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Tyson did have mic skills.

And Drago still beats Creed even in Apollo's prime. The man is just a monster. 2000 psi punch.
Which is just pathetic in itself. I wish they made that a little bit MORE realistic. I mean if he landed one punch straight at Rockys face (which he did numerous times), he'd of killed him. It's my one major gripe with IV
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Re: Ranking the Rocky Opponents

Logic in this place... Fucking Drago KILLED Apollo. /thread
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Logic in this place... Fucking Drago KILLED Apollo. /thread
Not everyone is basing it on wins. Some are just on the character and entertainment, as several of us stated already.


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