Actor Idris Elba filmed winning his first kickboxing match

Hollywood star Idris Elba has been caught on camera showing off his sporting prowess as he made his successful kickboxing debut over the weekend.

The Luther star reportedly entered the ring at London's York Hall for filming of the Discovery channel's new TV show Idris Elba: Fighter before claiming a win for his first fight.

Elba's sporting success was shared on social media by pop star Madonna who filmed part of the fight and put it on Instagram with the message "Idris Elba smashes it at York Hall!"