Florian Munteanu headshot wearing a black turtleneck and gold chain necklace
Florian Munteanu, commonly known by his ring as Big Nasty, is a German-Romanian actor, model, and former heavyweight boxer who was born on October 13, 1990.
He is most recognized for his portrayal as Viktor Drago, the son of former Soviet boxer Ivan Drago, in Creed 2. He also appeared in Rocky IV in 1985. He also starred as Razor Fist in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, a Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film set in 2021.
Munteanu was born in Germany to Romanian parents who emigrated from Romania's Socialist Republic in 1985. His father is a dermatologist and a former boxer, while his mother is a lawyer.
Munteanu grew up in Bogen and then relocated to Munich to study at Hochschule Mittweida, a university of Applied Sciences.
In 2014, he successfully defended his Bachelor of Arts thesis, "Structure and organization of the sport of boxing in Germany: associations, boxing promotion businesses, federations, management, and marketing in general, with a comparison to the structures applied in the United States."
In Germany, he participated in boxing under the ring name "Big Nasty."
Florian Munteanu shirtless while punching in the air
Florian Munteanu has always been proud of his work ethic, which he credits to his father, who ingrained it in him.
Since graduating from boxing, he has worked hard to fulfill his father's promise of becoming a professional actor. Munteanu has a 68-10 record with six draws.
Because of his professional boxing career, Florian Munteanu's net worth has grown. In SuperKombat, he has competed as a heavyweight and has served as an ambassador for the organization.
The actor started to gain recognition among his mates as a result of his remarkably large physique and enormous strength as he grew older. These, together with his boxing skills and routines, helped him develop an amazing figure over time.
As a result, Florian was given the nickname 'Big Nasty' by his friends. The boxer continues to train out every day to this day. His workouts alternate between conditioning and strength training. Florian has been able to keep his amazing figure for boxing and fitness modeling as a result of this.