What happens when a professional fighter meets a career strongman? The strongman makes the fighter look scrawny by comparison.
Interim UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor, 27, faced what may have been his largest most dangerous opponent yet -- a man named Hafthór Björnsson, 26, better known as “The Mountain” to “Game of Thrones” fans.
In a Facebook post, McGregor remarked that he had “never fought, or even seen,” a man as large as Björnsson, who stands at 6’9” and weighs 400 lbs.
According to a report in the International Business Times, Björnsson was able to take five steps while carrying a log that weighed nearly 3/4 of a ton.
No wonder he is capable of causing catastrophic head trauma with his bare hands! (“Game of Thrones” fans will get that)
Luckily for McGregor, this was only a light-hearted spar, not a duel to the death.
Check out the spar in the video below: