HAFTHOR BJORNSSON is ready to fight the 'best in the world' Tyson Fury once he gets past Eddie Hall. That is despite weighing THREE STONES more th
HAFTHOR BJORNSSON is ready to fight the ‘best in the world’ Tyson Fury once he gets past Eddie Hall.
That is despite weighing THREE STONES more than the Gypsy King, 33.
The Icelandic giant, also 33, will take on strongman Hall in Dubai on Saturday.
Both men have knocked their socks off before the heated grudge match.
But Thor is already setting his sights on new opportunities in the boxing ring.
The Game of Thrones actor admits he would love to fight WBC heavyweight champion Fury.
Bjornsson has already revealed that Gypsy King is one of his biggest inspirations.
And it has even been offered to SPAR Fury in preparation for the Briton’s title defense against Dillian Whyte.
But if the opportunity to face Fury materializes, Bjornsson won’t have to think twice.
The 2018 World’s Strongest Man winner stated, “A lot of people have asked me if I’m going to fight Tyson Fury.
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“Will I fight the best boxer in the world right now? Absolutely.
“If the offer is there, 100 percent. She couldn’t say no to that.
“I have great respect for the guy, I love him, he’s a great guy, I’ve met him before.
“If that offer was put on the table, I would 100% look into it and honestly couldn’t say no.
“I would train and surprise the world.”
Reflecting on the possibility of working at Fury’s training camp, Bjornsson told TalkSport: “We talk about training, what’s going on, the plans for his future, the plans for my future, what’s next for him and what’s next. for me.
“Just bits of everything. He is a very nice guy and I have great respect for Tyson Fury as a fighter and as a person.
“He seems like a really decent guy. We had some nice conversations and even talked about training together one day.”
“I know he’s starting his camp and I’d love to go there and be a part of it if that’s on the table and there’s an offer.”