Strongmen turned skilled boxers Hafthor Bjornsson and Eddie Corridor’s feud has taken a brand new flip within the on-line one-upping sport. The pair is predicted to settle their age-old beef within the boxing ring in early 2022 and have left no stones unturned to win the psychological battle within the build-up to this combat.
In a video uploaded on Eddie Corridor’s Youtube channel on October 23, the Brit issued a $100,000 wager to Hafthor Bjornsson. Corridor advised that the loser of their boxing match will donate the quantity to a charity of the winner’s selection. Nevertheless, Bjornsson refused to reciprocate and Corridor raised the amount to $200,000.
“So the brand new deal is, if I beat you, you need to pay $100,000 to my selection of charity. When you beat me, I’ll pay $200,000 to your selection of charity,” Eddie Corridor mentioned.
Following Corridor’s new wager, the state of affairs took a distinct flip as Hafthor Bjornsson proposed that they both donate $200,000 to a charity regardless of the result of the combat. The stakes had been raised as soon as once more as Eddie Hall responded:
“Let’s make it attention-grabbing. I don’t suppose the loser ought to get away with the identical because the winner. I believe the loser needs to be punished just a little bit.”
“$200,000 every for charity, executed, executed deal, let’s lock that in, promoter write that within the contract. My counter supply whoever loses pays $1,000,000 to charity,” Eddie Corridor mentioned.
In the newest chapter of the one-upping sport, The Mountain tried to place an finish to this argument. Nevertheless, he took a cue from another crossover boxing match in doing so.
Hafthor Bjornsson’s counteroffer to Eddie Corridor
Hafthor Bjornsson posted a video on his YouTube channel in response to Eddie Corridor’s $1.2 million problem. Thor expressed his reluctance to make use of charity as a prop to advertise the combat and acknowledged:
“I don’t suppose we’ve to brag about donating to a charity on-line. That is the final time I’m going to discuss that on-line. I hope you’re going to do the identical factor.”
Each Eddie Corridor and Hafthor Bjornsson have already claimed that the undisclosed purse for his or her boxing match shall be within the seven-figure territory. Thor admitted that it is going to be irresponsible to simply accept a $1 million wager. Nevertheless, he introduced a suggestion that would go away a long-lasting impression on the loser’s thoughts and physique for the remainder of his life, fairly actually! Hafthor Bjornsson acknowledged:
“My counteroffer to you Eddie is, the loser of the (boxing) match has to get a tattoo. Sure! Pay attention fastidiously. So, if I lose to you, I’ve to get ’The World’s Strongest Man: Eddie Corridor’ (tattooed on my physique). When you lose, you need to get ‘World’s Strongest Man: Hafthor Julius Bjornsson’ (tattooed in your physique).”
Retired MMA champion Tyron Woodley and YouTuber-turned-professional boxer Jake Paul agreed to an analogous wager earlier than their boxing match earlier this yr. Bjronsson was seen hanging out with Jake Paul’s brother Logan Paul on his podcast a number of weeks again. So, the suspicion concerning the supply of the concept shouldn’t be fully unwarranted both!
However, each Hafthor Bjornsson and Eddie Corridor have garnered widespread appreciation for his or her progress in boxing coaching. Regardless of the drama and trash-talk within the build-up, we might be sure that the heaviest boxing match in historical past will ship as marketed.