We've seen celebrity boxing matches before.
That was traditional boxing. Now, Justin Bieber wants to square off against Tom Cruise in a mixed martial arts match. In a tweet, Bieber wrote he wanted to challenge Cruise in the octagon.
The 25-year-old singer ended his tweet by suggesting Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White could set up the bout. The UFC is the world's largest MMA company.
I wanna challenge Tom Cruise to fight in the octagon. Tom if you dont take this fight your scared and you will never live it down. Who is willing to put on the fight? @danawhite ?— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) June 10, 2019
Is this a mission impossible? That is uncertain, since Cruise, 56, has yet to comment about the challenge, according to Entertainment Weekly.
But if Cruise accepts, former MMA champion Conor McGregor said he is prepared to host a fight.
"If Tom Cruise is man enough to accept this challenge, McGregor Sports and Entertainment will host the bout," McGregor tweeted.
If Tom Cruise is man enough to accept this challenge,— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) June 10, 2019
McGregor Sports and Entertainment will host the bout.
Does Cruise have the sprouts to fight, like he does in the movies?
Stay tuned to find out! https://t.co/TxsH9KUyFg
While it is unknown whether Bieber has a strong right hand, several celebrities -- including actress Lane Lynch and "Riverdale's" Cole Sprouse -- called him out for his writing hand, which penned a grammatical error in his tweet. Bieber wrote "your" instead of "you're."
You’re.— Jane Lynch (@janemarielynch) June 10, 2019
Yor*— Cole M. Sprouse (@colesprouse) June 10, 2019
According to the online betting site Odds Shark,, Bieber would be an early favorite to win at -200 to Cruise's +150, the Los Angeles Times reported.
It's certainly a baffling challenge, and some Twitter users are expressing their confusion and amusement.
Fans are baffled at Justin Bieber challenging Tom Cruise to a UFC fight. https://t.co/lvLuSE5JJX— Twitter Moments (@TwitterMoments) June 10, 2019
One of them famously does all his own stunts, has boasted of being able to hold his breath for six and a half minutes, and demonstrated a high-altitude low-opening parachute jump in his most recent film.— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) June 10, 2019
The other got punched by Orlando Bloom. https://t.co/VLKBycu86J
This is 100% how a Tom Cruise Vs Justin Bieber fight will go down 😂 pic.twitter.com/TPBym3ZcPz— Joeyyy (@_Joseph590) June 10, 2019
Tom cruise after hearing that justin bieber wants to fight— ⓙⓔⓕⓕ❄️🥶 (@javaun___) June 10, 2019
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