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10 Celebrities Who Train Muay Thai, MMA & BJJ

10 Celebrities Who Train Muay Thai, MMA & BJJ

Hollywood isn’t all glitz and glam. Many A-listers pack a serious punch (or kick) when the cameras stop rolling. From mastering the clinch in Muay Thai to grappling on the BJJ mats, celebrities are increasingly turning to combat sports for a well-rounded workout, self-defence skills, and mental focus.

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Gal Gadot played Wonder Woman to huge acclaim, and she got in shape in a truly heroic way. She’s trained extensively in Muay Thai, crediting it for her impressive strength, agility, and confidence.

Jason Statham doesn’t just act the tough guy, he is the tough guy… His long history in martial arts, including Muay Thai, translates seamlessly into his fight choreography.

Tom Hardy famously played Bane in The Dark Knight Rises star is known for his dedication to fitness, and Muay Thai is a cornerstone of his routine. He also competed in a BJJ tournament winning a gold medal.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is a huge MMA fan who trains in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is currently in training to portray 2 times UFC Champion Mark Kerr in the movie ‘The Smashing Machine’! We cannot wait for this to come out…

While Superman might fly, Henry Cavill prefers to stay grounded with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He’s a dedicated grappler who even trains alongside UFC fighters and 10x world champion, Roger Gracie.

Ashton Kutcher is a dedicated BJJ practitioner who credits the sport for his focus and discipline.

Pop star Demi Lovato has become a vocal advocate for the mental and physical benefits of BJJ.

Even tech moguls are getting in on the action! Mark Zuckerberg has recently taken up Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, citing its connection to surfing and a desire for a new physical challenge.

Comedian Jim Carrey also trains in BJJ and it is widely known although never confirmed that he has achieved his brown belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

And, get this! Film director Guy Richie holds a black belt in BJJ!

Find Your Fighting Style

Whether you’re drawn to the dynamic striking of Muay Thai, the strategic grappling of BJJ, or the well-rounded intensity of MMA, there’s a combat sport out there for you. Just like these celebrities, you can experience the incredible benefits of these martial arts.

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