There's something about the martial arts that brings in people from all walks of life. Maybe it's the challenge of learning something new or the fact that once they step into a gym, very little matters, including their job or their social status. They're just another body once the gloves are laced up or the belt is tied around their gi.
That's probably why there are so many celebrity martial artists out there in the world. After all, it takes a whole lot of free time, money and dedication to get good at something as technical as a martial art.
From masterful musicians who have swapped practising their instruments for ripping limbs and choking opponents, to movie hard men deciding to prove that they they can pack as much of a punch in real life as they can on a film set, there are some seriously dangerous celebs out there who know exactly what they're doing when it comes to fighting.
If you've ever wondered which celebrity you'd want to have your back in an actual fight, we've compiled a list of the most legit bad asses out there.