McGregor faces off against Game of Thrones’ [6ft9 400lb] Gregor Clegane aka ‘The Mountain’ in a bare knuckle fight to the death. The bigger they are; the harder they fall.
about Conor Anthony McGregor
Conor Anthony McGregor (born 14 July 1988) is an Irish mixed martial artist who competes in the featherweight division of theUltimate Fighting Championship. He is the current UFC Featherweight Champion and the former Cage Warriors featherweight and lightweight champion. As of 14 December 2015, he is No. 3 in official UFC pound-for-pound rankings and ranked as the No. 1 featherweight and No. 5 pound-for-pound fighter in the world by Sherdog.
On 12 December 2015, McGregor became the first Irish UFC champion when he knocked out the current No. 1 UFC pound-for-pound fighter José Aldo in 13 seconds of the first round in what is the fastest championship victory in UFC history.
McGregor was born in Dublin, Ireland. He was raised in the South Dublin suburb of Crumlin where he first developed his passion for sport playing association football. In his youth, he played football for Lourdes Celtic Football Club and supported Manchester United in the English Premier League.
In 2006, McGregor moved with his family to Lucan in west Dublin, attending the all-Irish secondary school, Coláiste Cois Life. Following that, he commenced a plumbing apprenticeship. While in Lucan, he began sparring with future Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter Tom Egan who taught McGregor how to grapple and ignited his passion for mixed martial arts.
Hafþór Júlíus “Thor” Björnsson (or “Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson”, born November 26, 1988) is an Icelandic professional strongman competitor, actor and former professional basketball player.
Hafþór finished in second place at the inaugural Jón Páll Sigmarsson Classic, behind Brian Shaw. He won the 2011 Strongest Man in Iceland contest on June 4, 2011, and the 2011 Iceland’s Strongest Man contest on June 18, 2011. Hafþór met Icelandic strongman Magnús Ver Magnússon at his gym “Jakaból” in 2008, and Magnús said that Hafthór seemed a good prospect as a strongman. Hafthór won several contests in 2010 including Strongest Man in Iceland, Iceland’s Strongest Viking, Westfjords Viking, and recently the OK Badur Strongman Championships in Iceland.
Hafþór came fourth in the Giants Live Poland 2011 event on August 6, 2011.
On 31 January 2015, Björnsson beat a 1000-year-old record set by Orm Storolfsson at the World’s Strongest Viking competition in Norway, where he carried a 32 feet (9.8 m) long 1,433 pounds (650 kg) log for five steps.
World’s Strongest Man
Hafþór took part in World’s Strongest Man after earning a wild card invitation to the 2011 contest. coming sixth overall in that year’s competition.
Taking part again in ensuing years, he placed third in the 2012 and the 2013 World’s Strongest Man competitions. He finished runner-up in the 2014 event to the eventual winner, the Lithuanian Žydrūnas Savickas.