Remember Goyle From Harry Potter?! Well, He’s An MMA Fighter Now!

Josh Herdman is a champ on and off the big screen!

Well, that came out of left field!

You might know Josh Herdman as Gregory Goyle from Harry Potter, one of Draco Malfoy’s goofy Slytherin sidekicks. But now, he’s more than just an English actor… he’s a full-fledged fighter!

Over the weekend, the 28-year-old made his amateur MMA debut — yes, that’s right. Goyle does mixed martial arts now — and even won his first battle against Janusz Walachowski!

Related: THIS Harry Potter Alum Is Being Sued By His Ex-Agent!

But it turns out his decision to get into cage fighting wasn’t an impromptu one!

The proud poppa told The Mirror of his latest endeavor:

“I’ve been training traditional Japanese jujitsu for nearly five years and hold a shodan black belt.”

Damn! Okay, Josh! We see you!

He also explained how he got hooked on the combative sport, saying:

“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.”

Soooooo… does that mean the UK native — who appeared in all eight HP films — is officially done with acting?! Not so fast!

He admitted:

“I haven’t fallen out of love with it. I still have an agent and still go for auditions. It’s just a bit like playing the lottery for a living.”

And since you’re all dying to see what Josh the MMA fighter looks like now, here’s a pic (below)!

Apr 26, 2016 2:33pm PDT

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