Actor Idris Elba is training to be a professional kick-boxer...
The 43-year-old British actor is training to be a professional kick-boxer and will chronicle his year-long journey for a doc-u-series on Discovery International.
Idris will travel throughout Britain, Cuba, Japan, South Africa and Thailand in his quest to seek out the best trainers in preparation for his first fight.
“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.”The do-u-series is expected to air on Discovery International in early 2017