Tom Hardy won gold in a jiujitsu competition last August. Lower than a month later, he did it once more.
After successful in each gi and no gi final month, the well-known actor quietly entered one other occasion in England final weekend, as he signed up on the 2022 UMAC Milton Keynes BJJ Open. Hardy joined the Blue Belt Masters 3 division (for these over 40) at 82.3 kg.
He received gold once more simply two days after his forty fifth birthday.
Hardy’s division had 5 rivals in complete, with three others getting a “bye” throughout the bracket attracts and being routinely slotted within the semifinals. This meant that the three different rivals would solely want two wins to take gold, whereas the 45-year-old actor wanted three.
That additional match didn’t appear to have bothered him a lot, as Hardy went on to beat all three opponents to take dwelling one other gold medal. The actor beat Krzysztof Golinski, Gavin Marsh and Andy Leatherland, impressively submitting all three and and not using a single level being scored in opposition to him.
Watch his final two matches under, the place he pulled off a bow and arrow choke within the semi-finals, and a straight footlock within the finals to win gold:
With two occasions in lower than a month, Hardy was in a position to get three golds after seven matches and 7 submission wins.
Hardy reportedly began coaching sporadically after his function within the 2011 MMA film Warrior, earlier than taking it extra critically lately. He’s at present a 4 stripe blue belt in jiujitsu, however after his latest success in precise competitors, we might see The Darkish Knight Rises and Peaky Blinders star get promoted to purple belt quickly.
The actor at present has a number of upcoming tasks lined up, together with starring roles within the third installment of Venom and the Netflix film Havoc.