The Wanted challenge One Direction to boxing match

The boys add fuel to the flames

Sun 2 Jun 2013

The boys add fuel to the flames

The Wanted have challenged One Direction to a boxing match again as a way of resolving their ongoing feud.

According to the New York Daily News, the group suggested the event, saying it would be "brilliant for TV".

The rival boy bands have butted heads recently on Twitter in a string of fights which culminated in The Wanted's Max George commenting on Louis' Tomlinson's sexuality on American TV.

Now Max has taken it one step further, suggesting the boys get in the ring and do it in aid of charity.

Speaking to the paper he said: "We would like a boxing match - them against us.

"It would be brilliant for TV and I have no problem with it at all."

He continued: "They've got 12 million followers on Twitter and I get that they have an army of kids. 

"But instead of doing that if they have got an issue, why don't we actually do something financially - like make some money for a charity, and blow off some steam in a boxing ring.

"I don't think there is a better idea other than that I don't want anyone to get savagely hurt."

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Meanwhile, level-headed Jay McGuiness shared his doubts that the band will ever be friends.

"We haven't spoken. I think no matter how much you try to avoid it, people are always gearing up for, you know, what do you think of them, what do they think of you?

"It's going to be really hard to ever have a real friendship and we don't see them enough for that - we're not going to lose any sleep over it," he said.

This isn't the first time the idea of a boximg match has been broached by The Wanted boys, with Max telling the The Mirror he wanted to settle the score back in 2012.

Whatever happens  in the future, it looks like this battle of the boy bands will be going on for a while to come.

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