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Idris Elba Is A Total Boss And This Video Of Him Kickboxing Proves It

Idris Elba Is A Total Boss And This Video Of Him Kickboxing Proves It

If you needed further proof of the fact Idris Elba is a complete and utter boss, a video has emerged of him competing in his first professional kickboxing match. He wins, of course.

The video was posted to Instagram by pop legend Madonna and shows the 44-year-old actor making his debut at York Hall in London yesterday.

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The clip shows him landing a number of punches to the head of his opponent...

Credit: Instagram/Madonna

The Luther star was taking part in the fight as part of Idris Elba: Fighter, a three-part documentary series he is filming. The show will see him travelling across the world, training and learning the history of Muay Thai and kickboxing.

"It has been a lifelong ambition of mine to fight professionally," Idris told the Daily Star.

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"Entering the ring to further test myself as a human being is a challenge I have been looking to take on for quite some time."

The clip follows on from months of preparation he has undertaken for the show.

Idris Elba: Fighter will air on the Discovery Channel early next year.

In the meantime, we're hoping he doesn't get all Steven Seagal and incorporate it into everything he does.

Featured image credit: PA Images

Topics: idris elba

James Dawson

James Dawson is a Journalist at LADbible. He has contributed articles to LADbible’s ‘Knowing Me, Knowing EU’ series on the EU referendum, the 'Electoral Dysfunction' series on the 2017 general election, the ‘U OK M8?’ series tackling mental health amongst young men, and for its ‘Climate Change’ initiative in partnership with National Geographic.

 

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