HAFTHOR BJORNSSON is ready to show Tyson Fury “real power” in an extraordinary exhibition but joked: “I would get my ass beat”.
The Game of Thrones star – who played The Mountain on HBO’s hit series – recently beat strongman rival Eddie Hall in Dubai.
Hafthor Bjornsson is ready to show Tyson Fury ‘real power’
WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury
It leaves the man nicknamed Thor with plenty of options for his next fight.
WBC heavyweight champion Fury, 33, has claimed he will RETIRE after his UK homecoming fight with Dillian Whyte, 33, on April 23 at Wembley.
But he will stick around for crossover mega-fights, like one with UFC star Francis Ngannou, 35, eyed for Las Vegas next year.
So Bjornsson – who stands the 6ft 9in like Fury – is offering himself as a super-heavyweight alternative – no matter how great the challenge is.
The Reign Total Body Fuel athlete told SunSport: “It sounds crazy on my behalf to go against the world’s best boxer in the heavyweight division.
“For me to go against him, 100 per cent I would get my ass beat.
“I would have to dedicate my life for a decade, train like a f***ing maniac and hope that he didn’t train and maybe it would be a fight ten years from now.
“But today, he would literally beat me to bits. But, I would not say no to that.
“If a big ass guy like him wants to fight and feel real power, then I’m down for it.”
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Fury, who met the ex-world’s strongest man in December, was full of support before Bjornsson beat Hall over six rounds.
It brought an end to nearly half a decade of feuding between the pair and over two years of brutal training.
Billed ‘the heaviest boxing match in history’ they weighed a combined 47 STONE just days before Bjornsson’s triumph.
And following the gigantic grudge match win, he is eyeing a boxing return in the summertime – and hopes it is just one of many.
Bjornsson said: “I feel great, I came out of it with no injuries, 100 per cent healthy, so I would want to fight within six months, to be honest with you.
“I want to be active, I would be happy to fight this summer, honestly. Because, let’s be honest here, I’m not getting any younger.
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“I’m 33-years-old and if I want to have some kind of career in boxing then I have to stay super-active.
“I can’t just wait a year, take a fight, wait two years, take a fight, I have to stay super-active. Fighting every three months would be great for me.
“Then I could have proper training camps before each fight, I could improve my skills, my game plan, so if I could control it, I would like to fight before three months.”
Hafthor Bjornsson beat Eddie Hall over six rounds