Eddie Hall vs Hafthor Bjornsson: New date for fight officially confirmed

After months of speculation, the fight between Eddie Hall and Hafthor Bjornsson finally have a date.

It has been confirmed that ‘Heaviest fight on the planet’ will go down next month at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium.

As we know, this fight has been five years in the making as that was when the war of words began.

This bout was set for September 2021, however Hall had to pull out with a detached bicep meaning the fight was postponed.

Now, the heaviest fight in the world will take place in the United Arab Emirates on March 19 in which history will be certainly made there’s no doubt about that.

Former World’s Strongest Man, Hall, weighs 157kg whereas Thor, who is known for his acting in Game of Thrones, weighs 147kg. The Icelandic has had an incredible transformation as he previously weighed 205kg.

When the pair meet, Hall reckons Thor will hit the canvas when he gets his hands on him.

The Brit said: “Not only will this be the heaviest boxing match in history, but it features two immense competitors who have been training intensely to reach peak mental and physical fitness.

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“Winning is everything in this once-in-a-lifetime clash. But I know one thing – I want it more and will leave Thor lying on the floor.

“I love it that my fight is the number one most anticipated battle of 2022. It stirs me up – gives me even more drive, if ever that was needed.

Eddie Hall confirms Hafthor Bjornsson fight date on Instagram

“When that bell goes, I won’t be letting anyone down. I’ll be in a zone – THE ZONE – like no one has ever seen me in before.”

Bjornsson has respect for Hall as an athlete but insists he will knock him out when they collide.

The actor previously said: “Eddie Hall, you better be training your a** off. Because I’m coming for you, and I’m knocking you out – you’re going down.

“I respect you as an athlete, and I know you’re training hard, but I am going to knock you out, see you soon!”

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