‘The Heaviest Boxing Match in Historical past’ is simply months away as former World’s Strongest Man Eddie Corridor takes on Hafthor Bjornsson aka ‘The Mountain’ from Sport of Thrones.
The weird but good exhibition bout has been within the works for a while and now has a date set.
The 2 heavyweight stars can be collaborating of their first ever boxing bouts after months of showboating.
Bjornsson broke Corridor’s long-standing world deadlift document in Could 2020 to stoke the meat between the pair.
And now it’ll be ‘The Beast’ in opposition to ‘The Mountain’ in an epic battle to settle who’s the hardest man round.
Corridor v Bjornsson: Date and watch
This heavyweight exhibition conflict is scheduled to happen on Saturday, September 18.
It is going to happen on the Vystar Veteran’s Memorial Area in Jacksonville, Florida.
The motion will get below manner at 10pm UK time with the principle occasion prone to begin at round 2am on Sunday morning.
Will probably be proven on CoreSports at a value of £12.99. Discover out extra right here.
Corridor v Bjornsson: Story of the tape
Eddie Corridor – Hafthor Bjornsson
Nickname: ‘The Beast’ – ‘The Mountain’
Hometown: Clayton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, England – Reykjavik, Iceland
Professional document: 0–0 – 0-0
Top: 6 ft three in (191 cm) – 6 ft 9 in (206 cm)
Recognition: World’s Strongest Man 2017 – World’s Strongest Man 2018
Deadlift document: 500 kg (1,102 lb) – 501 kg (1,105 lb)
Corridor v Bjornsson: Undercard
The undercard will see additional exhibition bouts happen.
Josh Bridges, a former Navy Seal and an elite Cross Video games athlete, will face his CrossFit world rival Jacob Heppner.
In the meantime, powerlifting world document maintain Stefi Cohen will make her boxing debut in opposition to unbeaten bantamweight figher Avril Mathie.
MORE TO FOLLOW
- MAIN EVENT: Eddie Corridor v Hafthor Bjornsson
- Josh Bridges v Jacob Heppner
- Avril Mathie v Stefi Cohen
Corridor v Bjornsson: What’s been mentioned?
Eddie Corridor: “I’m coaching for this combat like I skilled to be the strongest man on the earth, no stone unturned and anybody in my manner is getting milled down.
“With the expertise MTK International [the official boxing advisers to organisers Core Sports] brings to the desk, this occasion can be even higher than it was going to be.
“As for the combat itself, I’ve zero doubt in my thoughts that cry child Thor is getting folded in half and despatched packing again to Iceland.”
Hafthor Bjornsson: “I’m very excited with MTK International’s involvement as that is one thing I’ve been taking very severely and I need others to know the way critical this combat can be.
“I’ve been extraordinarily targeted and devoted in my coaching as all the time and I’m wanting ahead to getting in that ring.”
A combat between the pair has lengthy been rumoured and there’s now official affirmation the bout will happen in September 2021.