As a Hollywood star, Golden-Globe winning, Emmy Award- nominated actor and producer Idris Elba has made a career of playing a tough guy. Now he's about to find out if he really is one. He's set himself an extraordinary personal challenge to become a pro kickboxer in just 12 months. But even with the help of the best trainers in the world can someone with no experience become a genuine contender in the bloodiest of sports?
In the brand new series, Idris Elba: Fighter, Elba will undertake the most demanding experience of his career – training to become a professional kickboxer and ultimately compete against a seasoned fighter in a no-holds-barred bout.
Premiere Date: Jan/17/2017