VIDEO: Tony Bellew Once Knocked Out Michael B Jordan While Filming Creed

Published 08/14/2021, 2:13 AM EDT


Over the course of time, boxing lovers have witnessed umpteen stalwarts from the sport take to the big screen to display their terrifying skill sets. However, often while filming these action-packed movies, boxers tend to face actors who have zero experience of boxing. As a result, sometimes, their actions turn violent, leaving their co-actors in jeopardy. That said, a similar case took place when the former boxing hotshot, Tony Bellew, landed one of his hits on co-actor, Michael B. Jordan.

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The duo had to shoot a fight scene together for the film Creed and they began acting the way they were supposed to. However, in the sequence, Tony Bellew threw a fiery punch at Jordan, sending him to the canvas.

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The British boxer thought Jordan would defend his power punch as they did the entire scene in slow motion before. But as Jordan couldn’t judge the power coming off ‘Bomber’s hands, he fell unconscious.

Later, Sylvester Stallone, the prime star of the Creed series, posted this video on his Twitter handle and praised Jordan. ‘Sly’ wrote, “Michael B Jordon, “young creed and “getting KO’d for real! But he got up and did it again! That’s called guts!!”

Everyone, in fact, praised the American actor for his conduct in this scene.

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Tony Bellew, in his boxing run, locked horns with some really challenging contenders. Moreover, he showed slick power in all of his fights.

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That’s predominantly why a whopping 20 of his 30 wins arrived via T/KO. ‘Bomber’ kept an offensive approach always, and with that, he achieved paramount success.

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After watching Creed, the fans absolutely loved Tony Bellew’s performance in that. Hence, the British boxing star also showcased that he’s not only a fine pugilist but is also a skilled actor.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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