'Scariest Man On The Planet' Martyn Ford To Fight 'Iranian Hulk' In MMA Debut

Get ready for a monster fight in 2019. Quite literally.

Martyn Ford, who stands at a towering 6ft 8 in, was signed by Polish MMA organisation, KSW.

And it appears the promotion have lined up his first fight and it's big. Very big.

We're talking Sajad Gharibi who weighs in at a whopping 340 pounds (24 stone). The man mountain - dubbed as 'Iranian Hulk' - is a former bodybuilder and has a wrestling background.

Image: Instagram/sajadgharibi
Image: Instagram/sajadgharibi

Image: Instagram/sajadgharibi
Image: Instagram/sajadgharibi

Gharibi is rumoured to have penned a contract with KSW and the pair of human-behemoths look set to collide in 2019 in a massive MMA fight.

Recently Ford spoke to LADbible about his transition to MMA and how it was a pretty natural switch for him.

"I've just always been very competitive, and I like challenging myself. I'm just a bit stupid really, aren't I?!"

Image: Instagram/martynford
Image: Instagram/martynford

He added: "For me personally, I always try and carry myself as professionally as possible, and look down the line that you've got a lot of young people looking up to you."

Ford also spoke about UFC 229's post-fight brawl between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov.

"The behaviour... just disappointed me. I understand it, but at the same time when you're in a role of influence like that, there should be a cutting off point.

"I think [McGregor] is a fantastic fighter, and sometimes you get caught up in the drama, but when you are in that much of the limelight, I just believe you should have a bit more responsibility for your actions."

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

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