Justin Bieber haschallenged Tom Cruise to a UFC fight, with champion fighter Conor McGregoroffering to host.
The pop star had earlier tweeted to fanspromising that new music was on the way, but confused them with a later postthat said: “I wanna challenge Tom Cruise to fight in the Octagon.
"Tom if you don’t take this fightyou’re scared and you will never live it down.”
He then tagged UFC president Dana White andasked: “Who is willing to put on the fight…@danawhite?”
Bieber’s challenge sparked a frenzy onsocial media, including an enthusiastic response from Mcgregor who wrote: “If TomCruise is man enough to accept this challenge, McGregor Sports andEntertainment will host the bout. Does Cruise have the sprouts to fight, likehe does in the movies? Stay tuned to find out!”
McGregor also took the opportunity tochallenge another Hollywood star, Mark Wahlberg, to a fight. McGregor.
Fans were keen to see the match go ahead,with one commenting: “I would pay American currency to watch Tom Cruise beat the absolutes**t out of Justin Bieber.”
Most seemed to believe the Mission: Impossible star, 56, would have a good chance againstBieber given his combat and stunt training for countless films over the years.
Others were just gleeful at the merethought of the conversations that would be taking place, with one suggesting: “At somepoint tonight Tom Cruise’s agent will have to call Tom Cruise and tell him thatJustin Bieber has challenged him to a fight, this is an actual conversationthat will happen.”