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Hafthor ‘The Mountain’ Bjornsson vs Eddie Hall boxing match date revealed

Published: 4/May/2020 18:30 Updated: 4/Sep/2020 12:31

by Bill Cooney

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A date has been set for a boxing match between two of the world’s strongest men – Hafthor ‘The Mountain’ Bjornsson and Eddie ‘The Beast’ Hall.

On May 2, The Mountain broke Hall’s deadlift world record by pulling 501 kg (1104 lbs) off the ground live for viewers around the world on Twitch.

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Almost immediately after his record was broken, The Game of Thrones star and now world record holder, challenged Hall to a boxing match literally of epic proportions, and it seems the match will be actually be happening in September 2021 after The Beast responded on Instagram.

“That’s done, it’s locked in, there’s no backing out,” Hall said after he signed the contract. “So, Thor, are you happy, has your dream come true? You finally get to go up against the guy who bested you at World’s Strongest Man 2017, the man you called a cheat.”

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The Beast seems to be really looking forward to the fight too, which is understandable considering he’ll be going up against the man who took his deadlift world record away from him (though Hall has some doubts about how legit Thor’s attempt really was).

“I’m happy, I get to make a load of money and step in the ring with you and do business,” The Beast laughed. “I hope you’re happy being the “home gym hero” right now, everyone knows full well you haven’t got the balls to step into a competition and replicate what I did.”

Eddie Hall (YouTube)
Hall set his 500 kg deadlift world record at a competition back in 2016, while Thor tackled the record at home.

Hall went on to assure Thor that he would be training for this fight harder than he’d ever trained before, to teach the man who took his world record a lesson.

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“World’s Strongest Man 2017, I trained for that like no other man did and I came and dominated that competition, and just like I did for that, I’m going to do the same for the fight,” The Beast growled. “I’m going to swim out to those dark waters, and I want you to come with me. I’m gonna keep swimming, I don’t give a f**k anymore, I’m not turning back, and you will, because you’re a p**sy.”

“You can’t bring your entourage with you, it’s a dark, deep, cold, horrible place, and it all ends in the ring,” the English strongman finished. “And that’s where I’m going to teach you a f**king lesson.”

Here’s a look at how the two rival strongmen stack up.

While Thor and Hall are undoubtedly two of the largest and strongest human beings on the face of the earth, hopping in the ring to go blow-by-blow is a whole different animal than lifting massive amounts of weight, and requires a different kind of endurance.

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No matter what happens, we’ll be following both monsters as they get ready for this titanic clash that will hopefully bring this friendly feud to a head once and for all.

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Pokemon GO streamer has phone & car stolen while live on Twitch

Published: 8/Oct/2020 21:24 Updated: 8/Oct/2020 21:27

by Brent Koepp

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A Pokemon GO player’s livestream was interrupted when a mugger robbed them in front of viewers. The Trainer’s phone and car were stolen during the broadcast.

Pokemon GO took the world by storm in 2016, as players from all over ventured outside of their homes to catch their favorite monsters. The mobile title developed by Niantic brought the beloved Nintendo RPG to real life for millions.

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Unfortunately, because the game takes place in the real world, unexpected things can happen – from fans assaulting each other over Gyms, to even murder. On October 8, a streamer’s broadcast quickly turned violent after they were mugged, much to the horror of their audience.

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Twitch: xDeezzNutzx
The Pokemon GO player was robbed while trying to catch a Croagunk.

Pokemon GO player robbed live on stream

Pokemon GO streamer Anthony ‘xDeezzNutzx’ was broadcasting live on October 8 when his Twitch stream was abruptly brought to a halt. The player was trying to catch a Croagunk when a stranger attacked him.

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While there is no video of the incident, viewers tuning it could hear the audio of the terrifying moment. “Whoa dude, I’m live! I’m live! I don’t got nothing. I don’t have anything!” the 23-year old told the assailant.

The thief can be heard telling the Pokemon fan “The f**k wrong with you?!” after they tried to resist the theft. The GO stream then cut off after the criminal stole the player’s phone.

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The thieves could be heard talking on the stream after multiple attempts to unlock the victim’s phone. “We got to get up through here really quick. Come on. We got his vape, his car keys, let’s get the whip, right,” they said.

It wasn’t long before the criminals realized that the phone was still broadcasting live. “He was going live? Why does he got so many goddamn portable chargers?” they said, before taking off with the stolen items.

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According to Reddit, a police investigation is now underway. At the time of writing, the individuals have not yet been found or arrested. Based on the audio, it appears that the streamer was mugged by four individuals.

This story is sadly another example of how unpredictable the real world can actually be. And unfortunately, that means even players trying to enjoy Pokemon GO outside can sometimes get caught up in some scary situations.

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