Uncategorized

Idris Elba: Fighter – Tyrone Spong

Tyrone Spong is a professional boxer, kickboxer and mixed martial artist from the Netherlands of Surinamese descent. Spong is widely regarded as one of the greatest kickboxers of the modern era and a veteran of some of the biggest kickboxing promotions such as: K-1, It’s Showtime and GLORY Kickboxing. The “King of the Ring” had cornered Idris Elba for the British actor’s professional kickboxing debut last year which, is now being broadcasted in a three part documentary on, Discovery UK – Idris Elba: Fighter.

Kieran Keddle who, coached the British Hollywood actor, is friends with Spong and gave a good idea of what the kickboxing legend was like in the gym with Elba for the ‘Fighter’ documentary.  Tyrone last fought professionally in the kickboxing ring at GLORY 15 (in April 2014) when he sustained a terrible leg break against, Gökhan Saki. Since then Spong has gone undefeated in six pro boxing bouts but speculation still continues as to whether or not Spong may return to kickboxing – something that even Kieran Keddle shared his opinion on too.

Listen / download / share:

The K1Anoop podcast with Kieran Keddle is available to listen and download via Podbean:


Related Links:

Instagram: @kierankeddle | @tyrone_spong | @k1anoop

Facebook | Twitter @K1Anoop

Download episode | Subscribe via Podbean


YouTube

Back to Podcasts


 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s