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How did Drago kill Apollo?

How did Drago kill Apollo?

Drago continues to pummel Apollo, and Rocky is ready to go against his wishes and end the fight, however he hesitates due to Apollo’s instructions. This turns out to be a fatal mistake, as Apollo continues to absorb blows to the head until Drago finally kills him with a final savage punch.

Did Drago kill Apollo on purpose?

During the match, Drago gets the upper hand, but Creed pleads with Rocky to not throw in the towel “no matter what.” Because Rocky honors this request, Drago beats Apollo Creed to death in the ring, causing fatal damage with a hard-hitting flurry of punches.

What killed Apollo Creed?

no matter what!” By the start of the second round, Drago pummels Creed with ease. Rocky again tries to stop the fight by throwing in the towel, but hesitates too long, giving Drago a chance to deliver (just as Rocky drops the towel) a fatal blow to Apollo, who dies in Rocky’s arms in the middle of the ring.

Who Killed Apollo?

Ivan Drago
Ivan Drago is the man who killed Apollo Creed in the ring, but was ultimately disgraced by his loss against Rocky Balboa.

Is Ivan Drago on steroids?

Part of what helped Ivan Drago become the man mountain he is in Rocky IV is undoubtedly steroids. It’s clearly implied that Drago is using anabolic steroids, whether it’s via those injection scenes or his astonishing punching power and weight lifting abilities.

Who did Drago kill?

When Drago kills Apollo in the match, Rocky blames himself for Apollo’s death, and promises to get revenge on Drago in the ring, in the name of Apollo and the United States.

What happened to Apollo Creed’s wife?

Sylvia Meals (13 June, 1943 – 29 March 2011) is a former American actress perhaps best known for portraying Mary Anne Creed, the wife of Apollo Creed in Rocky II and Rocky IV. After her death, she was replaced by Phylicia Rashād, who portrayed Mary Anne in Creed and Creed II.

Why did Ivan Drago want to kill Apollo Creed?

He never wanted to hurt Creed, who was well known and very respected in the Soviet Union. No, Ivan Drago didnt kill Apollo Creed. Apollo Creed killed Apollo Creed, with assists from Rocky Balboa and an incompetent referee.

Why did Ivan Drago want to kill Rocky?

Fuck no. He bitched about someone else stealing his glory. He was a fucking Has Been that died because he was everything Drago and Rocky werent: arrogant, boastful, flashy, superficial, lazy, and, at the risk of being redundant, black. Speaking of Rocky, THROW THE DAMN TOWEL!

Why did Drago want to break Rocky Balboa?

As in, against his will. He didn’t say I want to break you, or I will take pleasure in breaking you, or even a more passive You shall be broken by me. He must break him. Drago was clearly shaken by the death of Apollo Creed, and wanted Rocky to understand that he was being forced into the ring.

Why did Apollo not die sooner in Rocky IV?

The only reason he didnt die sooner was because Drago wasted five or six punches on his body. And its not like he wasnt warned beforehand. Rocky reminded Apollo that he was an old man, and cautioned him against mixing it up with Drago.