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2015-04-29 06:00

Los Angeles - Michael B. Jordan is "ripped" for his role in the Rocky sequel Creed.

The 28-year-old actor has been cast as Adonis Johnson Creed - the grandson of Rocky's most famous opponent and friend Apollo Creed, who was played by Carl Weathers in previous films in the franchise - and is in fight-ready shape for the role, according to world renowned boxing announcer Michael Buffer.

The announcer - who also stars in the film - told the New York Post newspaper: "He could get in the ring today and hold his own against anyone."

Meanwhile, it was recently revealed that scenes for the much -anticipated new film are to be shot in the UK.
Training scenes for the film - which will see Sylvester Stallone reprise his role as legendary fighter Rocky Balboa for a seventh time - will be shot in London after bosses decided to bring the franchise to Britain for the first time.

A source revealed: "So far they have scouted Thames bridges, east London and the City [of London] as possible backdrops.

"Rocky has so many fans in Britain, bosses think it'd be great to set some of the key scenes in London. They want as many of the most iconic buildings in the shots as possible, and to add a good dose of British grit to proceedings too."


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