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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!

Idris Elba Flexes While Sweaty & Shirtless - See the Hot Photo!

Idris Elba is showing off his hot body in this new shirtless photo that he shared to Instagram.

The 43-year-old actor is seen flexing his bicep while covered in sweat and wearing nothing except for his boxer briefs.

“Cutting weight, two days before first fight, mind in the right place. Fear NO guy,” he captioned the image.

It appears that Idris has been training hard for a boxing match and he has been sharing videos of his session in the gym. Watch one below!

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Idris Elba Wants to Get into Comedy in the Future

Idris Elba dons all black as he heads out of Chiltern Firehouse with a friend on Thursday night (August 18) in London, England.

The 46-year-old actor recently revealed some fun facts about himself, including what kind of projects he wants to get involved with in the future!

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“I want to do comedy because I’m hilarious!” he told US Weekly.

He later added, “I want to work with Denzel Washington one day. He’s a hero of mine.”

Idris also revealed his unexpected celebrity crush and who he danced with at the Met Gala!

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Idris Elba Says He Danced With Taylor Swift at the Met Gala Too!

Idris Elba looks super handsome while celebrating the launch of his Idris Elba + Superdry retail space on Sunday (August 14) in London, England.

The 43-year-old actor wore the IE Ghost Button Down Denim Shirt from the line.

Meanwhile, Idris recently revealed some fun facts about himself!

“I danced with Taylor Swift at the Met Gala, and Anna Wintour a couple of times, too,” he told Us Weekly.

He also said, “My celebrity crush is Meryl Streep. When I met her, my tongue swelled up in my mouth!”

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Idris Elba Says 'James Bond' Rumors Are 'The Wildest In The World'

Idris Elba is all smiles while posing for photographs at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego during his interview at SiriusXM’s Entertainment Weekly Radio Show as part of 2016 Comic-Con on Thursday (July 21) in San Diego, Calif.

That same morning, the 43-year-old actor made an appearance on Good Morning America to promote Star Trek Beyond and talk about all those James Bond rumors.

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“It is the wildest rumor in the world,” Idris told Michael Strahan. “If it were to happen it would be the will of the nation because there’s been no talks with me and studios about any of that. Everywhere I go people want that to happen but if I’m really honest man, I think I’m too old for that.”


Idris Elba on Star Trek Beyond, James Bond Rumors

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Chris Pine & Zachary Quinto Bring 'Star Trek Beyond' to San Diego With Idris Elba

Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto both suit up in blue for the premiere of their new film Star Trek Beyond held at Embarcadero Marina Park South on Wednesday (July 20) in San Diego, Calif.

The guys were joined on the carpet by their co-stars Idris Elba, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Karl Urban, and Sofia Boutella.

Also in attendance that evening was director Justin Lin and producer JJ Abrams.

“let gypsy spock stop the show for one minute to remember there are only 3 DAYS left until @startrekmovie hits theaters! so excited for everyone to check it out!” Zachary recently wrote on Instagram.

FYI: John is wearing Vince Camuto boots. Sofia is wearing an Elie Saab dress, Jimmy Choo shoes, and Irene Neuwirth jewelry. Zachary is wearing a Freemans Sporting Club suit.

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Idris Elba Sets Record Straight on 'James Bond' Rumors

Chris Pine and Idris Elba make appearances on Good Morning America to promote Star Trek Beyond on Tuesday (July 19) in New York City.

Idris, 43, confirmed once and for all that all those James Bond rumors are simply rumors, and there have been zero conversations about him taking over for Daniel Craig.

“I mean, look, I’ve said it a million of times: It’s a great character and it’s an honor to be asked, but it is just a rumor,” Idris told E! News.

FYI: Idris is wearing Toms shoes.

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