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Game of Thrones’ Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson prepares for the heaviest boxing match in history

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Hafthor Bjornsson wants to fight Tyson Fury after knocking out Eddie Hall

Game of Thrones showcased some of the finest warriors in fantastical television history. Out of all the warriors on the show, Ser Gregor Clegane (The Mountain) was the most feared. Why wouldn’t he be fearsome? The Mountain was played by the world’s strongest man Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson himself!

Björnsson showed off his great strength by breaking the world’s deadlift record- he lifted 501 kg. After setting up the milestone, he challenged long time rival Eddie Hall to a boxing match. The match has been dubbed as the ‘heaviest boxing match’ in history.

Game of Thrones’ Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson prepares for the heaviest boxing match in history

Hall, 32, said, “I’m training for this fight like I trained to be the strongest man in the world. No stone unturned and anyone in my way is getting milled down. With the experience MTK Global brings to the table, this event will be even better than it was going to be.”

“As for the fight itself, I have zero doubt in my mind. Cry baby Thor is getting folded in half and sent packing back to Iceland.”

Bjornsson, 31, added, “I’m very excited with MTK Global’s involvement. This is something I’ve been taking very seriously. I want others to know how serious this fight will be. I’ve been extremely focused and dedicated to my training as always. I am looking forward to getting in that ring.”

The fight is scheduled for September 2021. The Game of Thrones star recently endorsed Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla on his Instagram. Are you excited about the bout? Tell us in the comments below!







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Kit Harington and Rose Leslie win battle against conservation officials

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Kit Harington and Rose Leslie win battle against conservation officials

Building a house is always on the list of dreams one wants to accomplish during one’s lifetime. However, it would be awful if your dream slides off into the water. In the case of Game of Thrones star Kit Harington, it might actually happen. Like his character Jon Snow, he’s fighting hard to defend his wall. Well, this time, it’s his garden he is trying to protect. Kit Harington and Rose Leslie, who starred in the hit fantasy series, win permission to rebuild the moat wall despite Historic England concerns.

Kit Harington, 34, shares the property with his wife and co-star Rose Leslie. His character Jon Snow had to defend a crumbling 700ft-high fortification known as The Wall on Game of Thrones. Now he is facing structural problems closer to home. He is concerned that the moat at his £1.75 million Suffolk farmhouse is in danger of collapsing.

Kit Harington and Rose Leslie win battle against conservation officials

The 34-year-old has applied for permission to carry out repairs to stop the garden from sliding into the water. Plans submitted to the local council say part of the existing 6ft-high moat wall has fallen down and other parts are suffering a ‘significant lean’.

The collapse, which affects two sides of the 15th Century building and has led to part of the earth bank being exposed. It is also putting structural pressure on a small footbridge across the moat.

The couple wants to build a new wall with a concrete core and faced by heritage-style bricks ‘to ensure the long-term stability and safeguard against future problems’. But Historic England fears the plan to replace the retaining wall could lead to the loss of ancient remains and artefacts.

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Game of Thrones’ Diana Rigg left out of BAFTA memorial montage

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Game of Thrones’ Diana Rigg left out from BAFTA memorial montage

When we stare at a starry night sky, we see the light of the stars that died out thousands of years ago. The earth lost one of its brightest stars, Diana Rigg, not too long ago. Her warm light still shines upon our memories serving as an inspiration. Diana Rigg was left out of BAFTA’s in memoriam tribute on April 11 alongside other stars who died in the last year. The Game Of Thrones and James Bond (1969) actress was omitted along with fellow Bond girl Honor Blackman (1964).

People on social media were baffled by the omissions. One wrote: “Was a disgrace that @BAFTA missed Diana Rigg [and] Honor Blackman from in memoriam. 2 iconic actresses from the 60s and starred in 2 of the most highly thought of Bond films and many others. These were MOVIE stars not only television stars!”

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts explained its decision after the feedback, citing a restricted broadcast duration. “With limited time available for obituaries within the broadcast, it isn’t possible to honour all those who have sadly passed away.

BAFTA’s committee considered Dame Diana Rigg to be better known for her work in TV. So she will be included in BAFTA’s TV Awards broadcast this year. Dame Diana Rigg also features in BAFTA’s online records at www.bafta.org/heritage/in-memory-of.

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Game of Thrones’ Nikolaj Coster-Waldau to return to TV with a new show

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Game of Thrones’ Nikolaj Coster-Waldau to return to TV with a new show

Game of Thrones ended nearly two years ago. The show is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year on 17th April. HBO is organising a month long celebratory events on account of The Iron anniversary. Yesterday the television network released videos of the show’s stars and crew looking back at the show’s 10 years. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister) hasn’t played a role on TV since Game of Thrones ended. He will make a return to the small screen with the series adaptation of the 2020 Christina Clancy novel The Second Home.

No network or writer is currently attached to the series, but Coster-Waldau will also be executive producing.

The novel follows the Gordon and Shaw families following a fateful summer on Cape Cod. The story explores how a devastating secret can derail young love and tear apart families.

Game of Thrones’ Nikolaj Coster-Waldau to return to TV with a new show

Years later, the siblings from one of the families come together to decide the fate of the family beach house. They try to mend relationships by hashing out exactly what happened all those years ago on Cape Cod.

Coster-Waldau will be reaching out to fans to help raise funds for 10 charities close to their hearts during the Iron anniversary along with other Thrones stars. These are The Trevor Project, Women for Women International, World Central Kitchen, Conservation International, International Rescue Committee, UNICEF, FilmAid International, National Urban League, SameYou and Royal Mencap Society.

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