(Video) BJJ champ Musumeci trains with Hollywood actor Tom Hardy, who holds a purple belt in BJJ

Mikey Musumeci is the reigning flyweight submission grappling world champion. He recently took the Jiu-Jitsu scene by storm as he engaged in a friendly sparring session with Hollywood sensation Tom Hardy.

Over the years, Musumeci has shared the mat with a number of notable figures. Hardy was recently a well-known actor added to the list.

In a captivating Instagram post, Musumeci shared a radiant moment captured during his interaction with Tom Hardy.

The post was accompanied by an enthusiastic caption: “VVhat an honor to have @tomhardy at my house!!! Was so much fun teaching and training jiujitsu with him! I can now call him my friend! Coolest guy ever!”

Although many famous people have been known to practice BJJ, Tom Hardy elevated his skills to a whole new level by not just competing but also winning tournaments.

The ‘Venom’ actor has been actively training at Roger Gracie’s affiliate schools. This culminated in him getting awarded the purple belt last year.

Impressively, Hardy’s dedication to the sport has translated into continuous improvement. This was evident after his recent training session with the brilliant Mikey Musumeci.

At just 27 years old, Mikey Musumeci stands out as one of the most technically sound grapplers globally. His flawless 6-0 record in the ONE Championship promotion solidifies his position as a BJJ maestro.

In a remarkable run in 2023, Musumeci defeated formidable opponents like Gantumur Bayanduuren, Osamah Almarwai, Jarred Brooks, and Shinya Aoki. After that, Musumeci took a well-deserved break for relaxation.

His devoted fan base now eagerly awaits his return to action. If all unfolds according to plan, it won’t be long until Mikey Musumeci strives to defend his gold for the fourth time.

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