Creed II tells a story of the revenge of a tragic fight, which took place back in 1985, where a Russian boxer Ivan Drago killed former U.S. champion Apollo Creed in a tragic match that stunned the world.
In a bid to revenge his father, Apollo’s son Adonis Johnson accepts a challenge from Victor Drago (Drago’s son), against the wishes of his trainer Rocky Balboa. This becomes yet another dangerous fighter.
Under guidance from Rocky, Adonis trains for the showdown of his life, a date with destiny that soon becomes his obsession. Now, Johnson and Balboa must confront their shared legacy as the past comes back to haunt each man.
The movie is based on a true life event.