In newly-released photos from the set of “Hands of Stone,” which is currently filming in Panama, the R&B singer is shown with a mini fro and slimmer physique.
usher in ring on stoolAccording to reports, he was determined to make weight and drop from 180 pounds to Leonard’s usual fighting weight of 146 pounds.
“What he did as a boxer is no different from what I do as a dancer…I train like an athlete every day, believe it or not,” the 35-year said in the November issue of Men’s Health. “My commitment to this character demands that I not only physically get ready, but also become him. The hair, the personality, the manner he conducts himself in—all that.”