Over the summer, videos of actor Tom Hardy appeared on TikTok to compete in martial arts, appearing to perform extremely well, culminating in winning the REORG Open Jiu-Jitsu Championships in Wolverhampton. This week, Hardy won in another game.
Hardy, a BJJ blue belt, trained at Roger Gracie’s affiliated school and competed in the 2022 BJJ Open Championship. That bout was part of the Ultimate Martial Arts Championships at Oak Grove School in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England.
The Warrior and Mad Max: Fury Road star, wearing a blue gi, fought several opponents and eventually won all his matches. Hardy’s certificate of achievement was awarded by Edward Hardy, whose first name as an actor’s first name is a professional middle name.
and protectora spokesperson for the tournament described Hardy as a very nice person and was delighted to host their tournament this year.
“Everyone recognized him, but he was very humble and would love to make time for people to take pictures with him,” the spokesman said. “It’s really nice to have him in our game.”
Preparing for the movie “Warrior” Back in 2011, Hardy breaks down his training plan and regimen, and how he prepares his body for the role. He’ll maintain a strong physique when he plays bat buster Bane in 2012’s The Dark Knight Rises.
“I did two hours of boxing, two hours of Muay Thai, two hours of jiu-jitsu, then two hours of dance and two hours of weightlifting, seven days a week for three months,” Hardy said. “You have to really want to do it, so it’s a challenge.”
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