HAFTHOR BJORNSSON has a "very big" announcement to come NEXT WEEK amid his rumoured talks to fight Tyson Fury.
The Game of Thrones star has gone back and forth with unbeaten heavyweight champion Fury.
And Bjornsson – nicknamed Thor – revealed the wheels were in motion for the extraordinary exhibition bout.
Now his coach Billy Nelson has added further fuel to the fire by teasing imminent fight news.
Nelson told The Express: “There is something very big in the pipeline for him.
"I can’t say anything at present but next week it will probably get announced."
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It comes after Bjornsson said: "Yes, there's been talks, yes it's been back and forth between me and Tyson Fury.
"He mentioned he wanted to come here to Iceland, we'll see.
"I can't go into details, but if things work out I would gladly dance with Tyson and I would gladly and be honoured to share the ring with him.
"I'm a man of belief, do I believe I can beat him? He is a lot better than me technically, I know that, his boxing is a lot better than myself.
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"There's no doubt about that but he's never fought a man my size, my strength, and we all know in boxing all it takes is one punch and I'm a heavy hitter, you saw that against Eddie Hall."
Fury, 33, announced his retirement from boxing one month after Bjornsson toppled Hall, 34, in their mammoth match-up in Dubai.
But Nelson suggested the Gypsy King is being lined up to face Bjornsson, 33, in a non-sanctioned exhibition.
He revealed: “It would be a six to eight round exhibition contest, won’t it?
"What an experience for him and great for both their profiles. It’s an exhibition, so no one is getting knocked out you wouldn’t think.
"You would hope not anyway, but you never know.”
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