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‘Loving this journey’ – Hafthor Bjornsson refuses to rule out fighting ‘proper’ boxer in one year after Eddie Hall win

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HAFTHOR BJORNSSON didn’t rule out preventing ‘correct’ boxer in only one 12 months’s time following his win over Eddie Corridor.

The Recreation of Thrones star – nicknamed Thor – secured bragging rights over his strongman rival in Dubai.

Hafthor Bjornsson celebrates his win over Eddie Hall


Hafthor Bjornsson celebrates his win over Eddie Hall

Bjornsson, 33, scored two knockdowns, and recovered from a standing eight count of his own, to win the super-heavyweight exhibition.

He capped off two years worth of brutal boxing training – which saw him lose TEN STONE – by winning the fight of his life.

And Thor refused to rule out a boxing return, teasing a move into the more traditional side of the sport.

He told iFL TV: “I am loving this journey. I am nonetheless a newbie. I would say I am OK for a newbie, I’ve discovered lots in a brief time frame.

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“So who is aware of the place I will be in a 12 months from now. How a lot can I enhance in a 12 months from now.

“Perhaps I will be capable to combat correct guys. Who is aware of? The one factor stopping you is your thoughts and I imagine I can go so far as I need.

“And so long as I am having fun with this journey, I will preserve going.”

Bjornsson is able to shut the chapter with Corridor – however is equally open to a sequel.


He stated: “On my behalf, I’ve moved on. If he desires a rematch, I am positive with it.”

After the six-round exhibition, the pair reasonably unconvincingly embraced, the place phrases had been exchanged.

Bjornsson revealed: “I congratulated him, I stated, ‘Thanks very a lot’. I stated he fought properly, which he did

“I informed him he is the one man that is dropped me within the ring. I am not going to enter particulars with what he stated, however that is what I stated.”

Eddie Hall and Hafthor Bjornsson after their fight


Eddie Corridor and Hafthor Bjornsson after their combat


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