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Best Apollo Creed Halloween Costume Guide

Apollo Creed is from the well-known boxing franchise Rocky. The tough boxer is played by Carl Weathers and is inspired by the champion Muhammad Ali. Apollo Creed has won time and time again until he comes against his equal, Balboa. 

Apollo Creed starts out as the antagonist in the Rocky movies, but over time becomes good friends with Balboa. He’s highly skilled in the ring and will take down whoever dares to face him. This reputation of him being undefeated leads to his cocky and arrogant nature. He never backs down from a challenge and will always get back up off the mat. If you too want to become The Master of Disaster, Apollo Creed, you’re going to need American Boxing Trunks, Boxing Gloves, Tube Socks, Boxing Shoes, American Flag Boxing Robe, Uncle Sam Hat, and Apollo Creed Mask.

Apollo Creed Cosplay Costumes

Rocky started as a single film in 1976. It became so popular that they continued to make seven sequels. Apollo Creed is the antagonist in the first movie, later turned friend in the third. His outfit is patriotically American and shows his confident attitude. Being an undefeated champion like Apollo Creed would fill anyone with confidence. This is the perfect character to cosplay as for any number of occasions, though maybe not in the middle of winter!

You can’t be the undefeated champion if you don’t have anyone to beat! Why not call your friends to come as other characters like Rocky Balboa, Mary Anne Creed, Tony “Duke” Evers, Paulie or Adrian Balboa. If you think your cosplay of Apollo Creed is the best in the ring, you should submit a photo or two with your look into the Halloween Costume Contest!

About Apollo Creed

Apollo Creed is a fictional character played by Carl Weathers in the sports drama franchise Rocky. Apollo was born in LA in 1942 and began his boxing journey at age 26. His first professional boxing match was against a more experienced boxer Tony “Duke” Evers. After the fight Apollo asks Tony if he will be his manager and trainer. Tony agrees and helps Apollo Creed become an undefeated heavyweight champion by age 34. 

After many years of boxing, Creed wants a challenge and decides to go against Rocky Balboa. After the bloody match, Apollo wins by a split decision victory. The public view of the match makes it look like Creed got lucky against Balboa, which makes him determined to have a rematch. The second fight leads to him losing the match to Balboa and retiring, but leaving with respect from the public. Apollo Creed soon sees Rocky Balboa’s skill as a fighter and decides to train him instead, leading to them becoming close friends.

Apollo Creed

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