“Just shows what type of guy he is,” Tom Hardy’s BJJ competitor reveals special details on going against popular English actor
English actor Tom Hardy was seen attending a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament and was praised by competitors
Tom Hardy is a Jiu-Jitsu competitor(Image Sources - BBC/CEO Review Magazine)
Tom Hardy is a multi-talented British actor known for his brilliant performances on screen. His most famous roles in movies such as ‘Inception’ and ‘The Revenant’ are considered outstanding. The actor has won a British Academy Film Award for the ‘Rising Star Award.’ Hardy’s ability to transform into a character is commendable and has demanded respect from world-class actors. His powerful physicality is a factor in his movie presence. The actor played the character ‘Bane’ from ‘The Dark Night Rises.’
The English actor is also known for his love of mixed martial arts. Hardy has been seen competing in the 2022 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Open Championship. The actor had also won previous open tournaments like the REORG Championship in Wolverhampton. It is clear to fans that his love for Jiu-Jitsu is unparallel. Darren, an Instagram-famous Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coach, had competed with Hardy. He had nothing but praise for the actor.
In the video, Tom Hardy and the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coach are seen competing in a hard match. The Instagram personality wrote “It was a great experience to share the mats with Tom Hardy. I have a huge amount of respect for him. He turns up at this comps like any other dude, no special treatment. I get anxious before matches so I can only imagine how he must feel with all those eyes on him. He could quite easily just train BJJ and not compete, like many people do, but it just shows what type of guy he is.”
Both contenders showed respect at the end of the match. Darren and Tom Hardy shook hands at the tournament’s end. Although Darren had won the match, the English actor had shown incredible skills which the professionals even acknowledged.
Tom Hardy’s passion for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Besides acting, Tom Hardy is known for his love and passion for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. In his 2011 movie ‘Warrior, the actor had to prepare for his role as an MMA fighter. Hardy plays the character ‘Tom Conlon’, a determined martial artist. So, Tom had to learn Jiu-Jitsu. The English actor continued training for the sport even after filming the movie.
Hardy trained under the ‘ReOrg Jiu-Jitsu Organization.’ This organization is a charity for military veterans who have suffered trauma. They also provide good health and well-being to the former army men. The English actor was promoted to a Blue Belt in the sport. Tom Hardy appeared to be in possession of basic knowledge when it came to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Tom Hardy is known to attend several open Jiu-Jitsu championships. The popular English actor was also known to win these contests. He also did it secretly because he did not want fans attending the charity matches. Rather than creating chaos in the stadium, Hardy kept it low-key.
The English actor’s dedication to the sport is unmatched. He is an excellent grappler and has successfully taken down many of his competitors. His hard work and dedication towards the sport can be evident through his Blue Belt. Tom Hardy is known for being a level-headed, humble personality outside the screen. He is a talented actor with love for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
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