Twitter explodes as Tyson Fury performs Rocky IV inspired Apollo Creed walk out to Living in America

Mail Online | 6/16/2019 | Harry Olsen For Mailonline;Press Association (Posted by) Level 4
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It may have not been the fight of the decade, as Tyson Fury made quick work of Germany's Tom Schwarz on Saturday in Las Vegas, but the British heavyweight boxer did make an impression by entering the ring dressed as Apollo Creed.

In his first bout since signing a new deal with Top Rank and ESPN, Fury sported actor Carl Weather's outfit star-studded striped shorts and hat from Rocky IV. And just as in the film, Fury's ring walk was accompanied by James Brown's 'Living in America.'

Devotees - Sylvester - Stallone - Creed - Soviet

Devotees will remember that in the fourth installment - directed, written, and starring Sylvester Stallone - Creed takes on the Soviet Union's top boxer Ivan Drago which results in his death.

Fortunately for Fury, his night ended on a much better note.



Here's a clip of Tyson Fury's walk out as he's puts on a show for the spectators at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Sin City:

Tyson - Fury - Walk - Robe - America

During Tyson Fury's initial walk out he donned a black robe looking serious before bursting out singing and dancing to 'Living in the America' as one user states 'What a showman':

Another user was quick to point out the fact that Apollo Creed was 'pummeled by Drago' in the second round:

User - Comparison - Fury - Neo - Matrix

Another user made a comparison of Fury to Neo from Matrix after dodging and weaving Tom Schwarz's punches without breaking a sweat:

Fulfilling a lifelong ambition of finally fighting in the Sin City, at the revered MGM Grand, he showed a destructive edge he has rarely previously demonstrated to justify the significant interest he has generated in the US since his fight with Deontay Wilder.

Fury - World - Heavyweight - December - Draw

Fury had perhaps re-established himself as the world’s leading heavyweight with December’s thrilling draw against the American, when his performance deserved victory, and his reputation grew to such an...
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