Harry Potter Star Steps Into The Ring And Becomes An MMA Fighter

Anyone who’s seen the Harry Potter movies might know him as Draco Malfoy’s buddy Gregory Goyle, but actor Josh Herdman is no kid anymore. He made his amateur MMA début this weekend and won. The dude is stacked and is a long way away from looking how most people remember him. And, by all accounts, this kid’s got some serious moves. Judging by the impressive reports of his victory.

Here’s what he says about the whole thing:

“I’ve been training traditional Japanese jujitsu for nearly five years and hold a shodan black belt. It’s raw, exciting and unpredictable. I find it more interesting than boxing although I appreciate the beauty and art in boxing. It also made sense to move onto MMA because of my jujitsu training.”

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Here’s what he looks like now. A bit different.


Here’s the man in action:

The kid’s grown up. Let’s wait and see how well he does…