Justin Bieber won't be going toe to toe with Tom Cruise after all.
The 25-year-old singer challenged the 56-year-old actor to a mixed martial arts fight Monday night on Twitter, even tagging UFC president Dana White in his tweet. Conor McGregor chimed in soon after and offered to host the bout.
However, when asked about the post on Wednesday, Bieber admitted he was just joking around.
"I was just playing ... I don't know him," Bieber said in a video captured by TMZ Sports. "The story is, I saw an interview with him and he was just on my mind. I don't know why I thought about ... it was just a random tweet. I do that stuff sometimes.
"I think he'd probably whoop my ass in the fight."
Bieber said he would have to get into shape before agreeing to a fight, adding that Cruise has "that dad strength."