Former Slytherin Bad Guy in 'Harry Potter' Movies Is Now an MMA Fighter

Thomas Duffy@@TJDhoopsFeatured ColumnistApril 26, 2016

Josh Herdman grew up playing the Slytherin bully Gregory Goyle in the Harry Potter series. Remember him?

Now, he's an MMA fighter.

One of Draco Malfoy's right-hand men debuted in England over the weekend with a unanimous decision victory over Janusz Walachowski.

He told Chris Emmanuel of Addicted OTR that he's been "training traditional Japanese [jiu-jitsu] for nearly five years and [holds] a shodan black belt."

Don't hang your heads yet, though, muggles—Herdman isn't done with acting:

I haven't fallen out of love with [acting]. 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.

Potter vs. Herdman, anyone?

[Addicted OTR; h/t Extra Mustard]

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