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Idris Elba Trains to Be a Professional Boxer for New Docu-Series

Idris Elba Trains to Be a Professional Boxer for New Docu-Series

Idris Elba is taking part in a new docu-series that will follow him training to become a professional boxer!

Discovery will air Idris Elba: Fighter, and show how the 43-year-old actor and DJ buffed up and trained to prepare for a real match against a professional boxer.

“It has been a lifelong ambition of mine to fight professionally. 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,” Idris told Deadline.

Idris has been posting photos and videos of him in the boxing ring recently, and this recent news explains why!

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