Hollywood actor Tom Hardy, 45, has won another gold medal after secretly competing in a jiu-jitsu event in Milton Keynes in the UK.
According to The Sun, runner-up Andy Leatherland, 42, said, “He brought the same intensity as he does in his movies.”
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The sponsor of the event, Sean Rosborough, described Hardy as “brilliant”.
“We found out he was probably coming a few weeks early,” he said.
“But the organizers kept it to themselves and didn’t want crowds to distract him from what he was doing.
“He was brilliant. A lot of people asked for pictures and came to him, and he had no problem with that at all.
“The mothers were all over him. It didn’t bother him.
“And when he was fighting, he was focused on what he was doing. He’s great at Jiu-Jitsu.”
Hardy was seen posing with his gold medal and certificate, which bore his full name Edward.
Having learned the Brazilian martial art while filming the movie ‘Warrior’, the Peaky Blinders star clearly thought of herself as a natural.
Hardy has now won two jiu-jitsu tournaments after coming out on top in the competition in Wolverhampton in August.
Those in the building were treated to the Venom star who emerged victorious at the event.
A big fan of martial arts, Hardy trained in MMA for the 2011 movie Warrior and has combat experience in several of his roles.
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This article originally appeared in The Sun and is reproduced with permission.