Rocky takes Donnie—now known as "Hollywood"—to the Front Street Gym to prepare with the help of several of Rocky's longtime friends, where Adonis markedly improves his hand speed, stamina, and defence. Rocky Balboa Viktor has never had to fight past the 4th round, and while Viktor is winning on points, Donnie uses his stamina to his advantage later in the fight, despite having his ribs broken again. Prueba el entrenamiento de Michael B. Jordan, el mismo que usó para construir el cuerpo de Adonis Creed. Adonis and Bianca head out for dinner and are caught by surprise when the television in the restaurant is footage of Viktor Drago (Ivan Drago's son) calling out Adonis to a boxing match, a callout that was facilitated by a boxing promoter named Buddy Marcelle. Donnie discovers pamphlets about the disease in Rocky's coat pocket after another late night training session, where Rocky tells Donnie that they are not family, and that he has nothing to live for now that Adrian, his best friend and brother-in-law Paulie, Apollo and his old coach Mickey, have died, and his son, Robert Jr., has moved away to Vancouver. After a knockdown in the 10th round, Donnie unleashes a furious rage on Viktor, knocking him down twice and prompting Ivan Drago to throw in the towel to protect his son. At the beginning of Creed II, Donnie defeats Wheeler for the WBC World Heavyweight Championship by KO in the 4th round. Soon, Donnie resigns from his securities firm job to pursue his dream of becoming a boxer. Undaunted, Donnie moves out of his mother's residence and travels to Philadelphia in hopes of seeking out his father's best friend and former rival, Rocky (Sylvester Stallone). That’s how I came up with the idea for this movie. However, Adonis and Bianca's fears are realised when the child is born with progressive hearing loss, with Amara now in his life, Adonis comes to terms with the fact that he needs to be more open with the people closest to him. Bianca suggests to Adonis that they could start a new life in Los Angeles, begin building their family. Adonis was then called out by Viktor Drago, the son of Ivan Drago. Adonis Johnson Creed Adonis loses all his confidence and enters a shell, blocking everybody else out. Meanwhile, World light heavyweight champion "Pretty" Ricky Conlan (Tony Bellew) is being forced into retirement due to an upcoming prison sentence and is gearing up for his final fight against Danny "Stuntman" Wheeler. Adonis and Bianca Taylor head to Los Angeles where they buy a spacious apartment and then visit Mary Anne Creed. Later on, Adonis is about to attend a concert, where Bianca is about to perform.  However, Donnie' shorts have the name Johnson on the back and Creed on the front, symbolizing that he can both preserve his father's legacy and still make his own.  Adonis has been described as "arrogant",. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. " Stephanie Zacharek of Time says, "Jordan’s face, in particular, is the kind you feel protective of. Biographical Information With every role, he seems to delight in the unfolding of his talent, and to pass his excitement along to the audience. Michael O' Sullivan of The Washington Post analyzed that Adonis' "struggles with his temper" are "a coping mechanism that helps him deal with the fear of not living up to the name Creed." Only with Bianca Taylor's (Adonis' girlfriend) encouragement does Adonis eventually come to accept the name. However, Donnie and Bianca's fears are realized when the child is born deaf. Mary Anne vehemently opposes Donnie's plot of becoming a boxer, remembering how her husband was killed in the ring during a match against Ivan Drago thirty years ago and how Rocky Balboa was forced into retirement after suffering brain damage. Black Mary Anne sends Adonis his father's iconic American flag boxing shorts; the back of the shorts bearing the name Johnson and the front bearing the name Creed. At … He forms a strong bond with Rocky and regards him as an uncle, even going so far as to call him "Unc" and introduce him to people as such. It worked and the fight went into the tenth round, Viktor had never gone past the fourth and began to fatigue (to feel extreme tiredness resulting from mental or physical exertion or illness). When Donnie meets Rocky and reveals to him that he is Apollo's son and that he wants the elder former boxer to train him, Rocky questions, "Why would you pick a fighter's life when you don't need to?" However, after a stranger refers to Adonis as "baby creed", Adonis becomes very upset, and attacks the stranger in a fit of rage, prompting security to restrain him. His relationship with Rocky Balboa is complicated, too. Adonis has an orthodox stance like his father, yet Michael B. Jordan and Ryan Coogler wanted Adonis style to be "unorthodox". 0 Once in Philadelphia, Donnie meets Rocky at Adrian's Restaurant and tries to convince him to be his trainer. Donnie gets a match with Leo "The Lion" Sporino (Gabriel Rosado), the son of a trainer, who originally wanted Rocky to coach his son. He only consents after Bianca persuades him to use Apollo's surname. Gritty, Soulful 'Creed' Goes the Distance", "Is Rocky franchise installment 'Creed' worth seeing? However, despite the domination, Adonis wins the fight by disqualification because Viktor punched him when he was down on one knee, knocking him out. Out of Universe  Gabriel Rosado stated of Jordan's boxing skills, "Michael can throw down man. Rocky Balboa Street Gear (Rocky Series 1), Rocky Balboa White Trunks (Rocky Series 1), https://rocky.fandom.com/wiki/Adonis_Johnson_Creed?oldid=14378. Adonis preparing for his fight with Danny "Stuntman" Wheeler. Viktor had been dominating the Heavyweight Division in Ukraine, stringing together several knockout victories before deciding to arrive in the United States and challenge Adonis. After Donnie wins the fight in a 2nd-round KO, Sporino's father alerts the media of Donnie' parentage. Mary Anne Creed (Apollo's widow) meets with Adonis and adopts him; informing him that he is Apollo Creed's son (sired from an extramarital affair). Adonis went the full 12 rounds with Conlan but lost via split decision. He is at once a rich kid and a street kid, the proud carrier of an illustrious heritage and an invisible man. Adonis Creed y Rocky Balboa están de regreso en nuestras salas con la continuación de la historia del hijo de Apollo Creed. After some early struggles, Donnie shocks the world by giving Conlan all he can handle. Michael Bakari Jordan (Santa Ana, California; 9 de febrero de 1987), popularmente conocido como Michael B. Jordan, es un actor y productor estadounidense.Es afamado por interpretar al personaje de Erik Killmonger, el primo y enemigo de T'Challa, en Black Panther (2018), y a Adonis Creed, hijo del boxeador ficticio Apollo Creed, en Creed (2015). He moves in with Rocky to train for the upcoming match. Residence Donnie talks with Rocky, who doesn't want Donnie to take the fight because of what happened thirty-three years earlier. ?-Present) Holiday meets with Rocky and Donnie, demanding that he should use the name Creed if he wants a shot at the light heavyweight title. By 2018 (Creed II), Adonis had moved up to heavyweight and was set to fight the heavyweight champion, Danny Wheeler. Finally, Adonis pops the question to Bianca in the hotel room, and she says yes. He also comes to terms that he has to fight Viktor again, and win. Adonis knocked Wheeler out in the 4th round and became the new WBC Heavyweight Champion. Scott of The New York Times wrote that, "Donnie is a complex character with a complex fate. As a result, he is sent to solitary confinement. He promises to be there for his family but asks them to be there for him. Adonis infuriated visits Balboa's home in the middle of the night and tells him that he needs to take the fight. Adonis then finally tells Mary Anne that he is taking the fight, and she tells him that she knows, Adonis questions if she opposes to it, but she just tells him that he is a grown man and she cannot change his mind but tells him not to make this about her or his father. Later on, a frustrated Donnie is about to attend a concert, where Bianca is about to perform.  Jordan described Bradley's style as "pretty wild" and "kind of a brawler". As a result, he is sent to solitary confinement. 26 The older fighter is a mentor and a father figure, to be sure, but he also needs someone to take care of him, especially when illness adds a melodramatic twist to the plot.