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MCU Georges Batroc Respect Thread

Georges Batroc

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Biography

Georges Batroc is a French mercenary and pirate. As long as the price is right you can count on him to take up an offer. His only personal vendetta on screen was against the Falcon, who disrupted him during a job. As for his abilities, he is a master martial artist, which is portrayed through his choreography - he is played by UFC Legend Georges St. Pierre.

Strength / Striking Power

Batroc is a peak-human, he is a tank and has displayed some impressive showings of strength despite his little screen time. He is an Olympic weightlifting champion, as stated by GSP, implying that he should be stronger than the majority of non-enhanced individuals in the MCU.

...an Olympic weightlifting champion. He doesn’t have any superpowers, but he’s a very strong and acrobatic guy who gives a little hell to Captain America.

- George St-Pierre (Production Notes for Captain America: The Winter Soldier)

Durability

Batroc is a tank and one of the most durable peak humans in CBMs in general, this is showcased particularly well in CA: TWS, in his fight against Cap. In which, he takes a large number of strikes from Steve, but repeatedly recovers and continues to fight.

Speed / Agility

Batroc is a very quick and agile combatant, this is emphasized quite well in his fighting style, with him often resorting to more acrobatic strikes and evasive maneuvers. GSP commented on the character's acrobatic skills:

...he’s a very strong and acrobatic guy who gives a little hell to Captain America.

- George St-Pierre (Production Notes for Captain America: The Winter Soldier)

Combat Skill

Batroc is an incredibly skilled peak-human in the MCU, he is ferocious, quick and agile and was able to effectively keep Cap defensive and under pressure during their encounter, quite impressive considering the physical disparity between these two characters. Additionally, the character is played by UFC Legend Georges St. Pierre, who is commonly considered as one of the best Mixed Martial Artists of all time.

My character is a French mercenary who is an expert in martial arts...

- George St-Pierre (Production Notes for Captain America: The Winter Soldier)

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