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You might think that, with Sebastian Stan’s Bucky Barnes reborn as the Winter Soldier and Frank Grillo playing the villainous Crossbones that Chris EvansSteve Rogers would have enough to deal with in the Captain America sequel. But no – Marvel and the filmmakers are apparently bringing in another heavy to challenge him, with Ufc welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre cast as Batroc the Leaper. Gsp, as he’s known for expediency, is a Canadian mixed martial artist who appears a good fit for Batroc’s skills. The mercenary and thief, who first appeared in the Marvel universe in 1966, served in the French Foreign Legion, who, though he's not super-powered, trained himself in the savate, a form of foot boxing.After leaving the Legion, he began selling his skills as a warrior and a thief to the highest bidder, ending up in confrontation with Captain America more than once.There are »


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