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Dolph Lundgren: Rocky's Ivan Drago and Beyond!

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So who is this IVAN DRAGO character in real life ? As we know... Ivan Drago (Russian: Иван Драго) appeared as Rocky Balboa's rival in the 1985 installment of the Rocky series, Rocky IV. He is portrayed by Dolph Lundgren. A poll of former heavyweight champions and established boxing writers ranked Drago as the third best fighter in theentire film series. But let's take a look beyond DRAGO...

 

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Dolph Lundgren (born Hans Lundgren; 3 November 1957) is a Swedish actor, director, martial artist, screenwriter and producer. he actually received a degree in chemistry from Washington State University, a degree in chemical engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in the early 1980s, and a master's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Sydney in 1982. Pretty good, right?? He holds the rank of 3rd dan black belt in Kyokushin karate and was European champion in 1980-81.

 

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