LONDON — It’s already common knowledge that Idris Elba is something of a badass — just look at him in The Wire, or Luther, or pretty much anything else he’s ever been in — but you might not have known that he’s also a kickboxing badass.
On Saturday, Madonna shared ringside footage of Elba fighting in London boxing venue York Hall.
So why is Idris Elba fighting in a famous boxing ring, anyway?
Well back in August, The Telegraph reported that Elba is currently filming a three-part documentary chronicling his attempt to become a professional kickboxer. The documentary is called Fighter, and it’ll air in 2017. Read more…