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Watch Idris Elba in a Kickboxing Fight as Madonna Cheers Him On

Idris Elba tries his hand at kickboxing while filming his new series "Idris Elba: Fighter".

Idris Elba Smashes it at York Hall!

A video posted by Madonna (@madonna) on

When the super successful actor Idris Elba isn’t winning a Golden Globe or being nominated for an Emmy, he fights. Elba is seen here throwing a flurry of punches and kicks against his opponent, and he seems to be connecting on a fair amount. 

In case you're wondering why Idris Elba is fighting in the first place, it’s because he is currently filming Idris Elba: Fighter, his most recent project with the Discovery Network, according to deadline.com. “The three-part hourlong factual will see Elba undertake the physically and mentally demanding task of training to become a professional kickboxer — ultimately competing against a seasoned brawler in a no-holds-barred bout.” The series is scheduled to premier next year. 

To top things off, take a peek at whose page the video was posted on. Hint: It's Madonna! She cheered him on as he squared off against his opponent. 

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