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Harry Potter bad guy Josh Herdman now a mixed martial arts fighter

Updated On 26 Apr, 2016 Published On

Harry Potter actor, Josh Herdman, who played the character of Draco Malfoy's sidekick Gregory Goyle in all eight of the Harry Potter films, has undergone a dramatic transformation in his pursuit to become a cage fighter.

The actor-turned-fighter made his debut last week in England  with a unanimous victory over Polish  fighter, Janusz Walachowski.

The actor, who is now barely identifiable because of his tattoos, bare head, and a carved body, told in the aftermath of his win, 'I have been training traditional Japanese jujitsu for nearly five years and I hold a shodan black belt.'

Those who want to see him on the screens once again should hold their horses as he said, 'I haven't fallen out of love with it. I still have an agent and still go for auditions. It's just a little bit like playing the lottery for a living. I don't see it so much as a career change; I am passionate about both acting and fighting.'