Instagram sensation "The Iranian Hulk" wants to come to WWE, and though he does look cartoonishly large in the company of average-sized humans, he’d probably fit in nicely with the WWE roster, which has always been stocked with some of the biggest athletes in the world.
Naturally, you should assume a wrestler’s listed height and weight aren’t exactly accurate, as promoters are trying to sell them as giants – but these men are the biggest to step inside a modern WWE ring.
Believe it or not, The Great Khali is a former No. 1 WWE Draft pick no. 1 draft pick (in 2007) and a one-time WWE World Heavyweight champion.
The "world’s strongest man" made his WWE debut in 1996, just before competing in the Atlanta Olympics.
Giant Silva had a short run in WWE in the late ’90s as a member of The Oddities before spending years working in Japan as both a pro wrestler and MMA fighter.
The Atlanta Hawks drafted Argentine giant Jorge Gonzalez with the 54th pick in the 1988 NBA Draft, but the 7-foot-6 center never played a game in the NBA. Gonzalez made his WCW debut in 1990 and went on to have a short run in WWE, where he lost to The Undertaker at WrestleMania IX. Giant Gonzalez was billed as being eight feet tall and 440 pounds, but the New York Times reported his size as 7-foot-6 and 403 pounds in 1989.
Vader spent most of his career in Japan and WCW, where he was a phenom able to moonsault off the turnbuckle.
Frazier had a long WWE career as Big Daddy V, Mabel and Viscera, and won both the tag team and harcore titles.
Introduced as the "son of Andre The Giant" when he debuted in WCW in 1995, The Big Show broke the mold of the prototypical lumbering giant and has long been one of the most underrated athletes on the roster.
A member of the legendary Anoa’i wrestling family and a cousin of Roman Reigns, Yokozuna squashed much of the WWE roster in the early ’90s and was a two-time World Heavyweight Champion. Like many big wrestlers, Yokozuna’s weight fluctuated greatly, and at his heaviest he was believed to weigh well over 600 pounds.
One of the most important wrestlers in the history of WWE, Andre The Giant will forever be remembered as the quintessential big man. As the legendary story goes, Andre was so huge he once downed 156 12-ounce beers in a single sitting. Andre countinued to put on weight later in his career, and Hulk Hogan said that when he famously slammed Andre at WrestleMania III that the Giant weighed 650 pounds.
Astonishingly, there were even bigger performers who wrestled under the WWWF banner, including behemoths like Happy Humphrey, who tipped the scales at over 800 pounds, and the McGuire Twins (who each weighed over 700 pounds).
An honorable mention goes to Akebono, a sumo champion weighing in at 460 pounds who faced The Big Show at WrestleMania 21.