Justin Bieber called Tom Cruise out for an MMA fight and now UFC president Dana White has revealed that he’s open to hosting the fight of the century.
Conor McGregor’s mega money boxing fight with Floyd Mayweather in 2017 cleared the way for lots of rumours of different crossover fights but nothing would quite be the crossover as Justin Bieber vs Tom Cruise in an MMA fight.
Just 10 days ago the 25 year old popstar called out Cruise on Twitter and tagged UFC president Dana White in the post, trying to get someone’s attention who could get the fight going:
Well now he’s got the president’s attention because White has responded and he’s clearly up for hosting the fight.
Speaking to Guerilla Cross Radio, the UFC matchmaker said, “I didn’t know if it was real or not. I still don’t know if it’s real. Everybody is talking about it, but Justin hasn’t contacted me.
“Listen, first of all, maybe Justin Bieber wants to fight Tom Cruise for whatever reason. I highly doubt Tom Cruise wants to fight Justin Bieber. I’m 50, I think Tom Cruise is 56.
“I don’t think anyone who’s 56 is looking to fight anybody.
“But I’ll tell you this, if Justin Bieber wants to fight Tom Cruise, and Tom Cruise wants to fight Justin Bieber, we can talk.”
It’s not always easy to get the fights we want in UFC, though it’s easier than in boxing, but please someone let this happen.
Bieber is clearly already sorry he made the threat as he’s been backtracking on it, saying, “I was just playing.”
“It was just a random tweet. I do that stuff sometimes. I think he would probably whoop my ass in a fight.
“I’d have to get super in shape, I’m really skinny right now. I think he’d probably be out of my weight class. He’s got that dad strength.”
Cruise at the pre fight press conference. Image: PA Images
Cruise has saved the world several times over and beaten many a bad guy so fighting against Bieber shouldn’t be too difficult.
Please someone make this happen!