Hafþór 'Thor' Björnsson Is Up For Boxing Logan Paul After Eddie Hall
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Hafþór 'Thor' Björnsson says he would be up for a fight with Logan Paul. Hear what he has to say below:
The strongman legend, better known as 'The Mountain' to fans of Game of Thrones, is set to take on bitter rival Eddie Hall in a super heavyweight fight in September.
But looking beyond the long-awaited bout, the 32-year-old told LADbible that he wouldn't say no if the opportunity came along to go toe-to-toe with the YouTube star.
He says: "I mean, Logan Paul fought Floyd Mayweather and there was some height difference between those those guys plus weight difference.
"Logan Paul is 188cm tall, I'm 205cm, so I think there was a similar height differences from Floyd to Logan as Logan to me, but probably more weight difference, though.
"But if he would want to fight me, I wouldn't say no."
However, while he would love the opportunity to go at it with Paul in what would be a mega money bout, Thor says he respects what the Paul brothers are doing in the sport.
He tells us: "The sport is getting much more attention for sure [because of the Paul Bothers].
"You know, boxing is always huge, boxing is huge. But getting two brothers like the Paul brothers, who have millions and millions of followers following them, it's just gonna get more attention to the sport. So I think it's a good thing.
"It's a good thing, because they're taking it serious as well. I've seen at the beginning a lot of criticism and stuff like that, but, you know, you have two young brothers that are very successful, very dedicated, and motivated.
"And I have to say, I'm a big fan of them, I'm fan of anyone that's willing to take on new challenges, and of people who just work hard in general, and they work hard."
Turning to his imminent contest against Eddie Hall, however, Thor says he is incredibly confident of victory.
He tells us: "Yeah, [I'm] extremely confident, extremely confident. Training's going well, I'm very happy with my trainer, Billy Nelson, learning fast from him, and I can't wait to show people the jump that I've made in progress.
"Knocking him out is just a plus, you know, at the end of the day, I just want to win the fight.
"I don't care if it's the first round, second round, third round, or six rounds - my main goal here is to beat the guy.
"If it's a knockout, that's a plus. If it's a win by decision, that's great."
Thor has been using Reign sports drinks to help fuel his training camp ahead of his fight.