The Mountain of “Game of Thrones” wins “the heaviest boxing fight in history”

Athlete Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, who played “The Mountain” from “Game of Thrones between 2014 and 2019, won this meeting of “Titans”.

After the small screen, it is in the ring that Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson puts his stature to good use. The 33-year-old Icelandic athlete, revealed to the general public thanks to his role as “The Mountain” in Game Of Thrones, won the “heaviest match in history” on Saturday at the Duty Free Tennis Center in Dubai. Understand: the match between the two strongest men of all time.

This unofficial meeting opposed Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson to the British Eddie Hall, known as “The Beast”. The two rivals have been engaged in a high-profile feud since 2017, as reported Men’s Health. Eddie Hall was voted ‘World’s Strongest Man’ that year and second-placed Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson contested his victory. He had won the competition the following year.

In the United States, the heavyweight categories start at 92 kilos. Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson and Eddie Hall each weighing more than 136 kilos, several media speak of a meeting of “Titan weights”. Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson’s victory, after 6 rounds, earned him the “belt of the Titans”, according to the site CBR. It was his fourth boxing match, while Eddie Hall was contesting his first.