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‘I never cancelled any fight’ – Iranian Hulk hits back at Martyn Ford after their boxing match is postponed

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‘Iranian Hulk’ is threatening legal action against Martyn Ford after ‘The World’s Scariest Man’ announced their fight scheduled for April 30 has been postponed.

The gigantic duo were set to meet in a boxing match in a headline event at the O2 Arena, but that fight is now off and the ‘Iranian Hulk’ – real name Sajad Gharibi – is blaming his opponent for flaking on the bout.

Iranian Hulk is not happy his fight has been postponed

After hearing he is no longer set to fight later this month, Gharibi jumped on social media and suggested he will take legal advice for what he views as a breach of contract.

“Today I heard Ford doesn’t want to fight, it is not me [and] not any other fighters,” he wrote on Instagram.

“I never cancelled any fight between us but he doesn’t want see me again! It is against the contract and my legal team have started looking at it.

“Actually ‘pretty boy’ can’t ever fight, he just hides and runs away, he must have a permission from a women first.

“I can’t believe an opponent like him, it’s shameful. This victory isn’t an honour for me, it’s a century joke not a century fight.”

This comes after Ford released a statement on Monday saying his fight with the ‘Iranian Hulk’ has been postponed for reasons out of his control.

The two came face to face and Ford pushed his opponent to the ground and later revealed he wasn’t as big as he thought
Tensions boiled over

“This is a statement I didn’t want to have to release but unfortunately April 30, my fight is going to be postponed,” Ford said in a video posted to his Instagram on Monday.

“The event is still on, it’s just my fight.

“The event will still go ahead and there’s some great people, there’s fights on.

“Unfortunately, mine won’t be one of them, for reasons out of my control.

“It doesn’t take a genius to figure them all out. I don’t want to go down the route of talking about it.

“Too much time and energy has been wasted.

“For me, personally, I’m still training hard, there will be a debut, there will be a fight, I’m just not 100 per cent sure who, when or why, but it will happen.”

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