2017 World’s Strongest Man (WSM) champion Eddie Hall and 2018 WSM champion Hafthor Björnsson are prepping for his or her extremely anticipated boxing match estimated for early 2022. To up the stakes of their battle, Corridor initially wagered and $100,000 charity gambit to Björnsson, the place the loser would donate the six-figure sum to a charity of the winner’s alternative. Björnsson upped that wager to $200,000 and needed each males to donate that sum whatever the battle’s consequence.
Corridor, in flip, accepted Björnsson’s increase and raised it once more, posing that the loser of the bout ought to donate one million dollars. Björnsson declined that million-dollar increase stating that it could be “irresponsible” for him to take action. “The Moutain” upped the ante in a extra private means as a substitute, wagering that the loser must get a tattoo of the opposite man’s identify labeled because the “World’s Strongest Man.”
Try the video under of Björnsson issuing the problem to Corridor, courtesy of Björnsson’s YouTube channel:
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For readability, that is what every man should get tattooed on their physique ought to they lose the bout, per Björnsson’s wager:
- Eddie Corridor — “World’s Strongest Man: Hafthor Julius Björnsson”
- Hafthor Björnsson — “World’s Strongest Man: Eddie Corridor”
Corridor wasted no time responding to Björnsson to simply accept his tattoo wager. Although Björnsson didn’t specify the place every man must get the tattoo, Corridor talked about that Björnsson must get it tattooed “on [his] arse,” although it’s unclear if that was a severe assertion or additional trash speak.
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Each Corridor and Björnsson’s huge frames are already decked out in tattoos. Björnsson has two full sleeves that span across his chest, tattoos on both thighs and both calves. Corridor additionally has two full sleeves that crawl across his traps and two symbols tattooed on his pecs. Corridor notoriously has the phrases ‘The” and “Beast” written on the insides of his biceps in order that when he hits a front double biceps pose, his moniker may be learn from left to proper.
Earlier than Björnsson’s response to the million-dollar wager, four-time WSM champion Brian Shaw did a Q&A on his YouTube channel the place he was requested what he considered the wager. Shaw expressed that Corridor performs higher along with his again in opposition to the wall, so to talk, and that wagering probably the total prize purse of the battle is “hopefully coming from a spot of supreme confidence.”
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Contemplating that Corridor accepted Björnsson’s tattoo wager and didn’t counter with something past the million-dollar increase for charity, which Björnsson declined, the wager heading into the match stands at:
- Every strongman will donate $200,000 to the winner’s alternative of charity
- Corridor didn’t specify however did say he would select a charity targeted on mental health.
- The dropping strongman should get a tattoo of the winner’s identify.
When these two titans step into the squared circle, there will likely be extra than simply cash on the road. Delight and a everlasting model of the opposite’s identify are at stake. We’ll see who comes extra ready for the opposite and whose knockout prediction comes to fruition.
Featured picture by way of Hafthor Björnsson’s YouTube channel.