Jan 17, 2017 · In the brand new series, IDRIS ELBA: FIGHTER, Elba will undertake the most demanding experience of his career - training to become a professional kick boxer and ultimately compete against a seasoned fighter in a no-holds-barred bout. Plot Summary | Add Synopsis
In the brand new series, IDRIS ELBA: FIGHTER, Elba will undertake the most physically- and mentally-demanding experience of his career – training to become a professional kickboxer and ultimately compete against a seasoned fighter in a no-holds-barred bout.
Idris Elba, Actor: Beasts of No Nation. An only child, Idrissa Akuna Elba was born and raised in London, England. His father, Winston, is from Sierra Leone and worked at Ford Dagenham; his mother, Eve, is from Ghana and had a clerical duty. Idris attended school in Canning Town, where he first became involved in acting, before he dropped out.
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- September 6, 1972
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Aug 26, 2020 · “Idris Elba’s Fight School” is a four-part series that will see Elba set up an experimental fight school in London, providing an outlet for young men and women “whose circumstances around their...
WARNING: This video contains explicit language. Watch Idris Elba begin his gruelling journey in attempting to become a professional kickboxer. Subscribe to D...
- 8 min
- Discovery UK
Jan 16, 2017 · When is Idris Elba: Fighter on TV? You can catch the show on the Discovery Channel in the UK with the first episode airing on Tuesday, January 17 at 10pm. The three-part series will then continue...
WARNING: This video contains explicit language. See Idris in his last few weeks of training, battling to get ready for his first professional kickboxing figh...
- 8 min
- Discovery UK
As a Hollywood star, Idris Elba has made a career of playing a tough guy. Now he's about to find out if he really is one by setting himself an extraordinary personal challenge to become a pro Kick Boxer in just 12 months.
But even with the help of the best trainers in the world can someone with no experience become a genuine contender in the bloodiest of sports?In the brand new series, Idris Elba: Fighter, Elba will undertake the most demanding experience of his career - training to become a professional kickboxer and ultimately compete against a seasoned fighter in a no-holds-barred bout.
Discovery Channel produced a documentary, Idris Elba: Fighter, chronicling Elba's 12-month kickboxing and mixed martial arts training under Muay Thai coach Kieran Keddle, culminating in Elba's first professional kickboxing fight—and win—against Lionel Graves, a younger, more experienced Dutch opponent, at London's York Hall.