The 2017 World’s Strongest Man (WSM) Champion Eddie “The Beast” Corridor has lastly paid his boxing money owed to the 2018 WSM Champion Hafthor “The Mountain” Björnsson. On April 20, 2022, a bit of over a month after Björnsson’s victory over Corridor within the “Heaviest Boxing Match in Historical past,” Corridor honored a pre-match wager — he acquired a tattoo with Björnsson’s full identify. and the moniker of “World’s Strongest Man”.
The whole tattoo reads: “World’s Strongest Man Hafthor Julius Björnsson.”
Corridor posted the video on April 20, 2022, however there isn’t a affirmation that’s the actual date when he acquired the tattoo. Try the clip of Corridor’s reveal beneath, by way of Corridor’s YouTube channel.
Between the YouTube video and a submit on Corridor’s Instagram, the tattoo announcement has over 1.1 million views on the time of writing. Along with his new tattoo, Corridor addressed to different pre-match elephants within the room, like a $10,000 wager with Larry Wheels and a $200,000 donation to a charity Björnsson would select. Corridor has mentioned he would “eat humble pie” whereas expressing admiration for his pleasant rival. That definitely seems to be the plan now.
“I’m a person of my phrase,” Corridor says. “I’ve accomplished every thing I mentioned I used to be going to do, so [I’m] trying ahead to what’s subsequent.”
Björnsson has not disclosed which charity Corridor will donate to. Notably, Björnsson agreed that he would match Corridor’s donation, regardless. On the time of writing, Björnsson has not posted any official response to Corridor’s new tattoo. Equally, Wheels has not posted any public response that he obtained Corridor’s wager cash.
After getting his tattoo, Corridor’s main want was that Björnsson would finally comply with a future rematch.
“Because of this down the road, the rematch, if it’s there, will occur,” Corridor says.
The primary combat noticed Björnsson defeat Corridor by a unanimous resolution on Mar. 19, 2022, on the Dubai Responsibility Free Tennis Stadium in Dubai, UAE. Within the aftermath, Björnsson mentioned he’d open to a rematch, however provided that Corridor acquired his tattoo. With Corridor lastly honoring his phrase, a second match between the 2 legendary strongmen could be in retailer sooner or later. Although, for now, nothing is formally within the works.
Corridor completed his tattoo tackle by expressing pleasure in humility — a sturdy mindset that appears to have served him nicely, in a couple of side.
“Not less than, this isn’t as embarrassing as being a sore loser,” Corridor says. “And I can take a loss like a person, in contrast to some folks, and that’s how I’ll go away this.”
Featured picture: Eddie ‘The Beast’ Corridor on YouTube