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.

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Premiere Date: Jan/17/2017


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Idris Elba: Fighter season 1 episode 2

Season 1, Episode 2: Weakness

Idris Elba's journey to becoming a professional fighter continues as he tries to fit his kickboxing training around filming his latest movie in South Africa. Idris tries to overcome his fighting weakness by training with legendary fighting coach...

Air Date: Jan 24, 2017

Idris Elba: Fighter season 1 episode 3

Season 1, Episode 3: Courage

Idris Elba's journey to becoming a professional fighter comes to its nail-biting conclusion in this final chapter of the documentary series. With only four weeks left until his first pro kickboxing fight, Idris heads to Thailand to immerse himse...

Air Date: Jan 31, 2017

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