Eddie Corridor hopes Hafthor Bjornsson is being lulled right into a false sense of safety by watching quick bursts of his sparring on-line.
Corridor was responding to criticism of his approach from Joe Rogan forward his boxing combat with rival Thor later this 12 months.
The previous strongmen have been in coaching for the ‘heaviest combat in boxing historical past’, which is able to happen in Las Vegas in September.
Nevertheless on an episode of his podcast, Rogan and visitor, CrossFit legend Mat Fraser, watched some footage of Corridor’s latest boxing exercises.
Rogan was not overly impressed with what he noticed.
“That’s not good,” he mentioned. “Immediately we’re seeing that we’ve an actual downside. Yeah, that is horrible. He’s very rudimentary, but additionally you see that his physique may be very stiff.
“Taking a look at him sparring there, he’s simply not transferring so good… That is tremendous stiff. He’s throwing these punches together with his arms. These are arm punches, nearly like he shouldn’t be hitting issues.”
Corridor had a couple of issues to say in reply to the MMA commentator and widespread podcast host.
“I like Joe Rogan, I completely do love Joe Rogan,” he mentioned in a Q&A video on his YouTube channel.
“Look man, folks can speculate, they’ll make assumptions, they’ll guess, they’ll do no matter they need, however I’m knocking Thor out. There’s little doubt in my thoughts. So, folks can say no matter they need.
“I take no offence to Joe Rogan’s feedback. He’s an skilled man, he is aware of what he’s speaking about, however he doesn’t know the total image. You have a look at a couple of clips, you possibly can’t make assumptions from that.
“It doesn’t trouble me within the slightest, it doesn’t put me off,” he continued. “I hope it provides Thor extra confidence, as a result of he wants it. He’s in serious trouble. And I’d nonetheless like to go on The Joe Rogan Present and inform him a narrative for everybody to listen to.”