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Game of Thrones star "The Mountain" slated for exhibition with pro boxer

Tom Taylor - December 15, 2020

Hafbor Thor Bjornsson, who played “The Mountain” on the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, is slated to compete in a boxing exhibition match. The hulking Icelandic actor, who is also record-collecting strongman, will take on Northern Ireland’s Steve Ward on January 16 in Reykjavik. The bout will be promoted by MTK Global, the same company that represents UFC middleweight contender Darren Till and heavyweight boxing superstar Tyson Fury.


'The Mountain' Thor Bjornsson to make combat sports debut opposite former World's Strongest Man in 2021

Christopher Taylor - May 4, 2020

Thor Bjornsson, also known as “The Mountain” on HBO’s hit series “Game of Thrones”, will make his combat sports debut in September of 2021. Bjornsson recently set a world record for deadlifting 1,104.54 pounds at his gym in Iceland. The mark broke the record which was previously held by former World’s Strongest Man, Eddie Hall.