It appears Hafthor Bjornsson and Eddie “The Beast” Hall’s fight might soon have a resolution– not in a lifting competition, however in the boxing ring.
Bjornsson on Saturday set a brand-new world record in the deadlift, raising 1,104 pounds and breaking the 1,102- pound mark Hall set in2016 Following his record- breaking task of strength, Bjornsson provided an obstacle to Hall:
“CoreSports just offered me a seven-figure contract,” Bjornsson stated. “I just knocked out your record, and now I’m ready to knock you out in the ring. Time to put your fist where your big mouth is and sign the contract. I’m ready. Are you ready, Eddie?”
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Hall– who positioned his 2017 World’s Strongest Male trophy notably in the background of his reaction video– increased to the difficulty on Sunday, signing what seemed a contract to eliminate Bjornsson. Information still need to be worked out for a time and location for the battle if the offer is certainly genuine.
( Warning: Foul language utilized).
“I’m going to train for this like I’ve never trained for anything before. I’m going to swim out to those dark waters, and I want you to come with me,” Hall informs Bjornsson. “And I’m going to keep swimming. And I can ensure you– I do not offer a f– any longer. I’m not reversing. And you will.
” It’s a dark, deep, cold, terrible location. And it all ends in the ring.”
If you’re searching for the source of Bjornsson’s and Hall’s fight, it goes back to when the former called Hall a cheat at the 2017 World’s Strongest Male competition (which Hall won). Bjornsson reversed the next year and declared the title of World’s Strongest Male2018 Now, it appears the 2 will settle their distinctions with not simply their muscles, however likewise their fists.
That stated, it appears Bjornsson has a clear height and weight benefit over his weight-lifting competitor: He stands 6-9 and 425 pounds, compared to Hall’s 6-3, 362- pound frame. It stands to factor he has a higher reach. Plus, Bjornsson has at least some combat training, as evidenced by his short spar with Mixed Martial Arts fighter Conor Mcgregor.
The only concern that stays to be addressed: Can ‘The Monster’ fall ‘The Mountain’?