Eddie Hall shows off Hafthor Bjornsson tattoo in bid to land heavyweight rematch

Eddie Hall has been inked with a Hafthor Bjornsson tattoo to try and secure his rematch.

The Brit showed the finishing touches being made on his foot to his social media followers. The tattoo, which reads 'World's Strongest Man, Hafthor Julius Bjornsson', was a pre-fight deal with strongman rival Bjornsson for the loser of their heavyweight clash last month to have the other man's name permanently inscribed on their body.

"Could you have had a longer name Thor?," joked Hall. "I can see the funny side of this, it is what it is and this means that down the line the rematch will happen if it is there.

"I am a man of my word and I have done something that I said I was going to do and I am looking forward to what is next. But at least this is not as embarrassing as being a sore loser, I can take this as a man and that's how I see it with this and stay positive."

While Bjornsson would now get back in the ring with him since the forfeit has been completed, Hall could have to wait some time for their second fight to materialise.

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It looks like Bjornsson will face a different opponent first, with the World's Scariest Man, Martyn Ford, touted after his fight with the Iranian Hulk (real name Sajad Gharibi) was cancelled.

The Icelandic former Game of Thrones star recently said: "If you really want that rematch then I am willing to give you it but I am not signing that contract. You get the tattoo then we can discuss any rematch.

"I want to obviously fight more. Is Eddie the next fight? I don't think so. I think the right way to do this is for Eddie to have some fights and for me to have some fights.

"If we both win our fights we can build some more hype for a future fight. I would love that maybe in a year or two years me and Eddie can fight again.

"But fighting right now again I don't think is the right choice, I think fighting in a year or two is something that can be more exciting."

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