Game of Thrones colossus Hafthor Bjornsson weighs in three-and-a-half-stone heavier than rival ahead of boxing fight
HAFTHOR BJORNSSON weighed in three-and-a-half-stone heavier than his subsequent boxing opponent Devon Larratt.
The Game of Thrones star has been getting ready for his super-heavyweight fight with strongman rival Eddie Hall over the sooner 12 months.
They have been in consequence of of fight this weekend, earlier than Hall was compelled to withdraw after struggling a bicep hurt in educating.
So in its place, Bjornsson, 32, will fight world No1 arm wrestler Larratt, 46, in an exhibition bout in Dubai.
The Icelandic actor – who has already misplaced NINE STONE – weighed in for his third boxing bout at 23stone.
Whereas Canadian Larratt scaled a nonetheless big 19stone 5lb.
Bjornsson – sometimes usually known as ‘Thor’ – has boxed in two prior exhibitions to rearrange for his grudge match with Britain’s Hall.
The first was in the route of Irish cruiserweight Steven Ward, 31, and the second with England’s Simon Vallily, 36.
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Hall, 33, opted in the route of warm-up bouts, which he slammed as ‘pretend’, however revealed he has been put to the try behind closed doorways.
He educated Muscle and Health: “I’ve been doing barely good exhibition fights as correctly, not merely sparring, so I’m actually getting in the ring with guys who should take my head off and that’s what it’s all about.
“It’s about making an attempt to take any particular person’s head off. Unless you’re actually in the ring with any particular person making an attempt to take you down, you’re by no means going to expertise that.
“You is likely to be like Thor and you could set all these pretend exhibition fights the place guys are educated to tickle you and likely not take your head off, however that gained’t do you any favours. That’s merely instructing you to be tickled.”