20 Celebs Who Can Beat People Up IRL If They Wanted to

1Wesley Snipes

One simply cannot put celebrity and martial arts in the same sentence without bringing up Wesley Snipes. The actor has been training since he was a kid and is not only a fifth-degree black belt in Shotokan Karate, and a second-degree black belt in Hapkido, but also trains in Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ), too!

Simply put: Wesley Snipes kicks major ass, both on and off the screen -- so beware.

2Demi Lovato

Don't let her smile fool; Demi Lovato has been studying Brazilian jiu-jitsu for some time now and has no problem choking or arm-barring anyone out. 


4Chris Hemsworth

For heaven's sake, who didn't think Thor himself could fight IRL? Aside from being an MMA fan, Chris Hemsworth loves to get in pad work whenever he has time.

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5Gigi Hadid

She might be a well-known supermodel, but Gigi Hadid is not to be messed with. This runway diva knows a thing or two about boxing. 

6Spencer Pratt

Hills fans might remember seeing Spencer Pratt get into a few scuffles on the show. And now, it all makes sense, LOL. (Kidding.) Spencer has been studying Brazilian jiu-jitsu for many years now and has a gold medal from an international BJJ tournament to prove it. He's now a brown belt, which proves his dedication to the art, along with his ass-kicking abilities.

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7Henry Cavill

The "S" on his chest shouldn't fool anyone: Superman can soar through the air and beat folks down on the ground, as Henry Cavill is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner.

"My BJJ has slipped by the wayside a bit with my focus being on work but it's now time to get back into it!" Cavil writes on Instagram.

10Idris Elba

He fine and can whip ass, y'all.

In 2016, Idris Elba made his professional kickboxing debut that shocked the world. Not only did the hot actor lay some serious hands, but he showed how much dedication he has to his newfound craft in the docuseries Idris Elba: Fighter.

11Freddie Prinze Jr.

Just because someone is married to Buffy the Vampire Slayer herself does not mean said person can't hold his own. Freddie Prinze Jr. is getting closer and closer to his goal of becoming a Brazilian jiu-jitsu master -- and it definitely looks like he's well on his way!

16Mario Lopez

We all knew not to mess with A.C. Slater on Saved by the Bell (come on, dude was a wrestler and football player), but Mario Lopez? 

Nah, leave him alone, too.

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Mario might be 44 (yes, that is 44!), but he surely is aging backwards and has taken up both boxing and Brazilian jiu-jitsu. So, yeah, don't mess with Mario.

18Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez once told Shape magazine, "to do Muay Thai, you have to build up your strength and stamina."

"It's mind over matter; you're pushing yourself. What I like best about it is the sense of inner strength it gives me. Knowing I can protect myself is a powerful feeling."

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