Tom Hardy enters martial arts contest held in UK faculty corridor and wins gold

Tom Hardy breezed through the competition’s various stages before taking home the top prize. AFP

Tom Hardy has cemented his repute as a totally fledged motion star on display screen, and it appears his hard-man credentials are as robust in actual life.

The Mad Max: Fury Street star took gold on the 2022 UMAC Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Open Championships on the weekend, after quietly coming into the competitors which was held in a modest faculty corridor in Milton Keynes, England.

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Bystanders and rivals have been reportedly surprised to see the Oscar-nominated actor participate within the competitors, organised by Final Martial Arts Championships.

Mohamed Itoumaine, who was referee for the competitors, instructed CNN that Hardy had agreed to participate within the competitors after successful gold in one other championship held in Wolverhampton within the UK final month.

“I used to be actually excited and impressed as a result of he instructed me on the championship that ‘I am coming to yours subsequent’ and saved his phrase,” Itoumaine mentioned. “It is extremely arduous to get a well-known individual to come back to a neighborhood competitors as a result of their schedules are so busy.”

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Itoumaine mentioned he didn’t wish to publicise Hardy’s involvement within the competitors upfront to keep away from any public stress.

He mentioned Hardy dominated his division and breezed by the competitors’s numerous phases earlier than taking house the highest prize.

In photographs posted on social media, Hardy could be seen holding his certificates, made out to his actual identify, Edward Hardy.

“Hardy is a legit blue belt,” Itoumaine mentioned. “It takes dedication and arduous work to achieve that stage. He’s technically, bodily, and mentally expert. He’s somebody that wishes to win in the absolute best approach, which is making his opponent submit and faucet out.”

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