Months separate us from “the heaviest boxing match in history” as the world’s strongest former man Eddie Hall faces Hafthor Bjornson aka The Mountain from Game of Thrones.
The show’s bizarre and groovy battle has been in the works for quite some time and now has a date set.
Eddie Hall faces Hafthor Bjornsson in ‘heaviest boxing match in history’
The two heavyweight stars will be participating in their first bouts of boxing after months of show boats.
Bjornsson broke Hall’s deadliest world record in May 2020 for teasing the beef between them.
And now it will be The Beast vs. The Mountain is in an epic battle to determine who is the strongest man in the region.
Hall v Bjornsson: When and how to watch
This heavyweight match is scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 18th.
It will take place at the Vystar Veteran Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida.
Action begins at 10pm UK time and the main event is scheduled to start around 2am on Sunday.
It will be streamed on CoreSports for £12.99. Find out more here.
Hall v Bjornsson: Tale of the Band
Eddy Hall – Hafthor Bjornson
Alias: “The Beast” – “Mountain”
Phil Natalie: Clayton, Newcastle under Lyme, England – Reykjavik, Iceland
Professional record: 0-0 – 0-0
Length: 6B3R (191cm) – 6B9R (206cm)
Recognition: The World’s Strongest Man 2017 – The World’s Strongest Man 2018
Deadlift record: 500 kg (1,102 lb) – 501 kg (1,105 lb)
Hall contre Bjornsson: Undercard
The bottom card will see other battles take place in the gallery.
Former Navy Champion and Elite Cross Games athlete, Josh Bridges will take on CrossFit world rival Jacob Hebner.
Meanwhile, world weightlifting record holder Stevie Cohen will make her boxing debut against undefeated fighter Avril Maththe.
Main event: Eddie Hall vs Hafthor BjörnssonJosh Bridges vs. Jacob Hepner Avril Matty vs. Stevie Cohen
Björnsson lost a massive amount of body weight due to his entry into the boxing hall against Björnsson: what was said?
Eddie Hall: “I’m training for this fight like I’ve trained to be the strongest man in the world, no effort is put in and no one is being brought down my way.
With MTK’s global experience [the official boxing advisers to organisers Core Sports] To the table, this event will be better than it used to be.
“As for the fight itself, I have no doubt that crying baby Thor doubles up and returns to Iceland.”
Hafthor Bjornsson: “I am very excited to be involved with MTK Global because it is something I take very seriously and I want others to know how serious this fight is.
“You have been very focused and dedicated to my training as always and can’t wait to get into this ring.”
A fight has long been rumored between the two and there is now official confirmation that the fight will take place in September 2021.
Eddie Hall Instagram
Hull’s body change was also noticeable