Icelandic actor Halfthor bjornsson, recognized worldwide for playing the character of The mountain on game of Thrones, surprised with his physical change for a fight of boxing on Dubai.
Bjornosson He is 2.06 meters tall and lost around 55kg of the weight with which he played Sir Gregor Clegane, for 5 years, between 2014 and 2019.
Although he lost a lot of weight, he had a very defined physique with practically no traces of fat.
Thor marked 146.5 kg on the scale, 22 kilos above his opponent Devon larratt, who also takes advantage of 10 cm in height.
In January, the Icelander prepared for his debut in the ring and held an exhibition match with the boxer. Steven Ward of three rounds of three minutes.
For this fight, although it was noticed that he lost weight, his body was not seen as defined as in the weigh-in to face Larratt.
In just over eight months he managed to lose 25kg.
Bjornsson had a short-lived professional basketball career in Iceland, but had to retire from the sport due to a knee injury.
The Mountain of Game of Thrones, strongest man
However, for 2008 they saw potential to prepare him for the competitions of the strongest man in Iceland and the world, same in which it stood out during the last decade.
Thor He was proclaimed the winner of the contest in his country consecutively from 2011 to 2020 and has been among the top three in the World’s Strongest Man Championship between 2012 and 2019.
In 2018 he won first place.
He has also been considered the strongest man in Europe five times.
The fight was scheduled for 6 rounds of 3 minutes and is not an exhibition fight.
They will not wear head protection, they will wear 12-ounce gloves and it is permissible to seek the knockout.