Usher Shows Off Boxing Skills As He Prepares Sugar Ray Leonard Movie Role

16 May 2012, 10:51 | Updated: 16 May 2012, 11:00

The 'OMG' star was seen punching a speed bag as he shares his impressive physique with his Twitter followers.

Usher has been pictured showing off his fantastic physique and his boxing skills in the gym.

The 'Climax' star took to his Twitter account this morning (16th May) to upload a series of shots of himself preparing for his upcoming movie role in a new boxing biopic playing the legendary Sugar Ray Leonard.

The R&B star can be seen working out topless on a speed bag with his trainer and posted: "Thought I'd share a lil but of my day. Wit @geraldneckpunch today...good work out on the speed bag today."

Usher will be starring in the new film Hands Of Stone alongside the likes of Godfather actor Robert De Niro and will tell the tale of Panamanian boxer Roberto Durán.

You can view a picture of Usher working out in the gym below: (Picture: Twitter)

Usher boxing

Meanwhile, Usher is expected to unveil a new track for his forthcoming album 'Looking For Myself' later today and will also be heading to Capital FM's Summertime Ball 2012 next month taking to the stage with the likes of Coldplay, Justin Bieber and Katy Perry.

You can view a picture of Usher showing off his boxing skills below: (Picture: Twitter)


The 'Pop Ya Collar' singer will also be taking part in this year's iTunes Festival 2012 alongside the likes of boyband One Direction and will open the series of shows which take part through the whole of September.