Apollo Creed (Rocky) Costume for Cosplay & Halloween

Apollo Creed was the undisputed heavyweight champion when Rocky decided to challenge him. Well-matched, he only won their first fight due to a split-decision. Once rivals, Creed became Rocky’s mentor and coach in Rocky III.

Creed is most notable for his American boxing costume during Rocky IV. He wore an American Flag-inspired top hat, American flag-inspired boxing shorts, and red boxing gloves. Here’s everything you need to look like Apollo Creed.

How to Make Apollo Creed Costume

Apollo Creed Costume for Cosplay & Halloween
# Item Description
1 American Flag Boxing Robes Before coming inside the ring, Apollo wore the American colors on his robes.
2 American Flag Creed Boxing Shorts Showing off nationalist pride, Apollo wore American flag-inspired boxing shorts to his fight.
3 Red Boxing Gloves Apollo wore standard red boxing gloves.
4 White Crew Socks with Red Detail To keep in theme with his outfit, Apollo preferred a pair of white knee-high crew socks with red detail.
5 White Sneakers with Red Detail Apollo matched his socks with white and red sneakers.
6 American Flag Top Hat To add to the enormous spectacle, Apollo went inside the ring with an American Flag-inspired top hat.

About Apollo Creed

Apollo Creed was played by actor, Carl Weathers.

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