ID : N-3512 Date : 2018/11/22 - 10:51
(Persia Digest) – British media has reported that Martyn Ford aka “scariest man on planet” is set to fight “Iranian Hulk” Sajjad Gharibi.
The fight is organized by the Polish MMA organization Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki (KSW) which is one of the most credible ones in Europe.
Neither one of the fighters have taken part in the MMA previously. Sajjad Gharibi is a body builder with wrestling experience.
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Martyn Ford of Britain used to be a skinny cricket player weighing 70kgs, but an injury got him involved in body building. He is 207cm tall and weighs 145kgs.
The Sun wrote about Gharibi: “The 6ft 1in chunk of muscle might be seven inches shorter than Ford, but he weighs in at a whopping 28 STONE.”
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Sajjad Gharibi was rumored to be joining the US WWE games before. He was born in Ahvaz and bred in in Boushehr, southern Iran. He has been in powerlifting for the past nine years. He tore a ligament in 1989 and was banned from heavy lifting by the doctors.
The fight depends on the signing of an agreement between Sajjad Gharibi and KSW. If all goes according to plan, it will take place in 2019.
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