Actor Tom Hardy crashes, wins Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament

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Superstar actor Tom Hardy is a man of many talents, and it turns out combat sports is one of them.

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On Sept. 17, Hardy competed in the UMAC Milton Keynes Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Open in England, per a report from Deadline.

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Hardy has starred in hit movies such as Inception, The Revenant, The Dark Knight Rises, Dunkirk, Mad Max: Fury Road, Venom and many more.

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Despite his busy filming schedule, Hardy has carved out time to pursue other passions, like combat sports.

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Hardy went on to win his division as a high-level Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, which is the second-highest rank out of five.

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One of Hardy's opponents, Andy Leatherland, spoke to The Daily Mail about his match with Hardy.

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Leatherland said that Hardy was all-business, and the actor was great at taking advantage of Leatherland's mistakes.

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After the tournament, a spokesperson from the Ultimate Martial Arts Championships released a statement on Hardy's participation.

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the spokesperson said in a statement, via Deadline "Everyone recognized him but he was very humble

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and was happy to take time out for people to take photographs with him... It was a real pleasure to have him compete at our event,"

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