Size Matters: TOP Greatest Athletes of All Time

23 Mar 2023

Size does matter. Especially if it concerns athletics and athletes. We have collected for you the 50 greatest athletes in the world of all time, whose size helped them win. Find out which athlete is the greatest of all time and how huge he really is.

633 lb Konishiki Yasokichi

Konishiki Yasokichi, the largest rikishi to ever compete in sumo wrestling, earned the nicknames "Dump Truck" and "Meat Bomb" for his amazing peak weight of 633 lbs. Fans weren't used to seeing athletes from countries other than Japan excel in their sport. To achieve such success, the Honolulu, Hawaii, man did not require a qualified personal fitness trainer. His three victories in the top division came close to making him the first foreign yokozuna, or grand champion.

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Thor Bjornsson weighs 400 lbs

Hafthor Julius Bjornsson currently enjoys a solid reputation thanks to his portrayal of Ser Gregor Glegane, often known as The Mountain, in HBO's Game of Thrones. However, Bjornsson actually starred in World's Strongest Man before his character on the show saw multiple scenes of utter misery and violence. The Icelandic man from Reykjavik has placed in the top three for six consecutive years. They don't call him "The Mountain" for nothing; he is 6 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 400 pounds. Clearly, Bjornsson has used his home gym equipment frequently!

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6' 7" Peter Crouch

Peter Crouch, a center forward, is one of the tallest players in soccer. "Crouchy," as his teammates refer to him, has played for numerous teams over the course of a nearly two-decade career, including Southampton, Liverpool, Portsmouth, and Tottenham Hotspur, to mention a few. At the ripe old age of 36 in soccer, he has been with his current team Stoke City since 2011, and he still plays a key role for them. The 6'7 skeleton-like physique confounds the notion that all sportsmen should be strong and toned. For Crouchy, a personal trainer is not necessary.

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7'7" Gheorghe Muresan

Despite not being among the greatest basketball players ever, you can see that he regularly went to the gym to work out. Gheorghe Muresan, a Romanian, is officially tied with Manute Bol as the NBA's tallest basketball player at 7'7". The accomplishment doesn't stop there, though. Officially, Muresan is the tallest person in the entire EU (European Union.) Did you know he appeared in the music video for Eminem's smash hit "My Name Is" as well?

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6'4" Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps is unique among swimmers since he is not only the most gifted and successful swimmer of his generation, but also one of the biggest. His 6ft 4in height puts him apart from his nearest competitors, despite the fact that he is not the tallest athlete on our list. Phelps has dominated the swimming world stage since the turn of the century thanks to years of individualized fitness training, and in four of his five competitions, he has led the U.S. Team to Olympic triumph. He has won an incredible 28 Olympic medals overall.

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7'2" Hong-Man Choi

Hong-Man Choi, known by several monikers as the "Korean Colossus," "Korean Monster," and "Techno Goliath," has trained hard to become a master of kickboxing and MMA. Choi, a national treasure in South Korea, still participates in the ROAD Fighting Championship despite his recent deterioration in performance. In the past few years, he has made countless appearances on Korean TV, guest-starring in series including 2 Days & 1 Night, Running Man, and Hey Ghost, Let's Fight.

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7'2" Margo Dydek

Margo Dydek, a former basketball player, undoubtedly worked hard to accomplish so much in the WNBA. The tallest professional player to ever grace the court was a woman from Warsaw, Poland. She will be most known for her center position playing for the Connecticut Sun. Later in her career, she coached the Northside Wizards in the Queensland Basketball League. Dydek tragically died on May 27, 2011. She was in the first trimester of her third pregnancy and had experienced a heart attack a week earlier.

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7'1" Shaquille O'Neal

You can tell that "The Shaq Attack" didn't require a personal trainer to grow so tall since he is not only one of the most recognizable players in NBA history! Few people could reach the dizzying heights O'Neal reached at 7 ft 1 in.

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Stefan Struve – 7ft

UFC fighter Stefan Struve The Skyscraper, as Stefan Struve is known, is a fitting moniker. The Dutchman, who follows a strict gym regimen, is now recognized as the tallest fighter on the entire roster of the organization. Despite losing his first fight at UFC 95 to Junior dos Santos, Struve has since won an amazing 28 of his subsequent 37 fights, including 8 by knockout. The MMA competitor fell to Alexander Volkov in his most recent match. Struve, though, is not deterred by this setback and plans to quickly recover.

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Yao Ming stands 7'6"

Chinese basketball player Yao Ming, who stands a stunning 7'6", was the division's tallest player when he entered his final season in the NBA. He not only made the NBA playoffs four times, but he also assisted the Houston Rockets in 2009 in their victory of the first round series. Ming made the decision to stop playing two years later due to a persistent foot problem. He tried to resume working out, but it kept him out for more than 250 games over the course of his final six seasons.

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7'4", 520 lb. Andre the Giant

Most people regarded the late, great Andre the Giant as one of the finest wrestlers to ever enter a ring. The "Grenoble in the French Alps" guy was 7 feet 4 inches tall and 520 pounds at his heaviest. Andre was naturally this way; there was no need for any protein supplements! Even formidable opponents like King Kong Bundy and Hulk Hogan had no chance against Andre. A growth hormone overdose caused the wrestler's gigantism, and he passed away in 1993 from congestive heart failure.

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6'7" The Tree Man

The name "The Fearsome Tree Man" is used to refer to one of the most well-known athletes of the modern period who gained notoriety through social media. On Twitter, a fan saw a photo of the 6'7" man with the personal trainer certification and made the comparison between his height and a massive tree. The user tweeted, "This [is] not a guy, this [is] a tree." Danny Jones from Southern California must be overjoyed with all the attention he has received recently.

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6'8" Amazon Eve

By her stage name, Amazon Eve, American model Erika Ervin is well-known to millions of people. Eve, who is 6 feet 8 inches tall and also a certified fitness trainer, is often referred to in the media as the world's tallest model. She has also been featured on the cover of Zoo Weekly, an Australian publication. Amazon Eve has even received TV possibilities as a result of her extensive media exposure; her most prominent performance was as the lead in American Horror Story: Freak Show in 2014.

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8-foot Jorge Gonzalez

Jorge Gonzalez, an Argentinian-born athlete who competed as a wrestler in his prime, was another athlete to reach 8 feet tall in his lifetime. Gonzalez, well known by his ring as El Gigante, had to put in a lot of work to enter the WWE, the most recognizable ring of them all. At the 1993 Royal Rumble, he made his debut as Giant Gonzalez and defeated The Undertaker. When Taker exacted retribution on El Gigante at WrestleMania IX, he emerged as the victor.

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415 lb Holley Mangold

Holley Mangold, one of the all-time biggest female weightlifters who weighs 415 pounds, has undoubtedly put in a lot of time in the gym. Mangold, who began her career in 2008, eventually represented the American team at the 2012 London Olympics, setting a new personal best in weightlifting with 562.2 pounds. Holley isn't the only Mangold to participate in professional sports, though. Nick Mangold, her brother, was a center for the New York Jets in football. At the moment, Holley is a coach at the Beavercreek, Ohio-based Dayton Barbell Club.

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7'6" Mamadou N'Diaye

Basketball player Mamadou N'Diaye was the tallest player in the NCAA Division 1 when he made his debut at the age of 18, standing at 7 ft 6 in. Before being selected by the NBA in 2016, he initially competed for UC Irvine in college basketball. He has since played for the Grand Rapids Drive, Detroit Pistons, and Golden State Warriors. N'Diaye is adamant to carry on with his rigorous training regimen despite inevitable comparisons to athletes like Yao Ming and Rudy Gobert.

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6' 8" Randy Johnson

He wasn't given the nickname "The Big Unit" by accident. Randy Johnson lifted a lot of weights to make sure he had a great throw, and it shows! The former pitcher, who mostly played for the Seattle Mariners and Arizona Diamondbacks, had a remarkable 22-year career. According to statistics, he is the fifth-most successful left-hander in the history of the sport. But that's not all. The highest number of strikeouts ever recorded by a left-hander was 4,875 by Johnson. He is now ranked second all-time, just behind Nolan Ryan.

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6'5" Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt, a 6'5" Jamaican runner, has dominated the sprinting scene for the past ten years, which in a manner defies logic. He stands at least a foot taller than the majority of his rivals. However, it appears as though his long legs give him an athletic stride that has never been seen before. Bolt has completed his workout at the gym, motivating the Jamaican team to Olympic victories in both London 2012 and Brazil 2016. The only sprinter to have achieved this feat in three straight competitions in the 100 and 200 meters is.

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6'4" Blanka Vlasic

One of her generation's most successful high jumpers is unquestionably Blanka Vlasic. Vlasic, a world champion in the indoor event, has done wonders for her native Croatia. She overcame having hyperthyroidism by working out frequently, and as a result, she has amassed 16 international medals in total—12 gold, three silver, and one bronze. The European competitor from 2007 and 2010 likewise took home Olympic silver and bronze. She owes a lot to her father, who guided her through some of the most trying circumstances.

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Jan Koller, height 6'7.5"

Jan Koller is not only one of the tallest soccer players, but he also weighs a lot for such a big man (no protein shakes required.) The Czech player was a gifted goal scorer in his prime, scoring for teams like Borussia Dortmund, Monaco, and Anderlecht. He was a prominent player for the well-known Czech Republic squad that advanced to the Euro 2004 semifinals. Tomas Rosicky, Pavel Nedved, and Milan Baros were among of the team's other standout players.

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6'5" Yvetta Hlavacova

Croatian Yvetta Hlavacova is unquestionably one of the sport's most gifted long-distance swimmers. She demonstrated this by setting a world record by swimming across the English Channel in the quickest time ever (7 hours 25 mins). The tallest female swimmer in the world struggled to locate a club despite having a long-term gym membership and had to rely on endorsement deals for 10 years. Hlavacova, however, received the recognition she earned after creating history with her attempt to cross the English Channel.

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6' tall Laura Dijkema

Compared to most of her volleyball teammates, Laura Dijkema is a behemoth at a towering 6 feet tall. She has represented the Netherlands at the international level, having won three medals in the span of two years, and is currently at the peak of her career while playing for Dresdner SC. These occurred, in that order, at the 2015 CEV European Championship, the 2015 Montreux Volley Masters, and the 2016 FIVB World Grand Prix. She was named the "Best Setter" at the 2017 European Championship, the highest honor for her position.

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8-footer Suleiman Ali Nashnush

Suleiman Ali Nashnush of Libya is now formally the tallest athlete in any sport, measuring an enormous 8 feet! Only 17 people have ever climbed eight feet or higher, including the former basketball player. Nashnush ultimately received treatment for his atypical growth, which wasn't brought on by any more professional training. The procedure was a success. He appeared in Federico Fellini's Fellini Satyricon as an actor. Although Nashnush's maximum height was 8 feet, he only stood 7 feet, 10 inches tall when he played basketball professionally.

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6'3" Kerri Walsh Jennings

Kerri Lee Walsh Jennings is not just one of the all-time tallest volleyball players, but also one of the most successful. The American has surpassed many leaderboards and amassed more Olympic medals than any other athlete after spending many years in fitness facilities. Jennings has demonstrated she is the real deal by winning three golds and one bronze. She helped what many people consider to be one of the best beach volleyball teams ever, along with her partner Misty May Treanor.

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7-footer Richard Metcalfe

Richard Metcalfe, one of the tallest players in rugby history, grew enormously by consuming a lot of protein shakes. It was always daunting to go up against him because he was six inches taller than the typical second row forward. The former rugby player, who has 13 caps for his native Scotland, played the majority of his career for teams like the Northampton Saints and Newcastle Falcons. Sadly, Metcalfe gave up playing after suffering a chronic knee problem.

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6'11" Aaron Sandilands

Aaron Sandilands is one of Australian rules football's most imposing characters even today. He once held the title of Australian Football League's tallest and heaviest player (AFL). But don't be duped. In addition to consuming a lot of protein shakes, Aaron Sandilands is a very skilled Australian rules football player. From 2008 to 2010, he was named to the All-Australian team three times in a row. Additionally, he has twice received the Best and Fairest Player award from the Fremantle Football Club.

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7'1" Mohammad Irfan

Mohammad Irfan, the sole cricketer on this list, has recently played a significant role for the Pakistani national side. He is not just among the world's tallest cricket players, but after paying attention to his fitness trainer, he is also incredibly swift. Irfan was praised back in 2013 when he impressed South Africa with his quick bowling abilities. He has since drawn criticism, particularly after being suspended in 2017 due to allegations of corruption.

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6'9 Brittney Griner

Look at those arms, for starters! After getting everything out of the way, let's simply be clear that Brittney Griner has put in a lot of effort to develop into a terrific basketball player. Because she is the only NCAA player to have ever scored over 2,000 points and blocked an astounding 500 shots, she stands out from the crowd. Recently, Griner had a significant role in Team USA's Olympic basketball success, and since 2013, she has been a Nike representative.

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6'3" Lacina Traore

Lacina Traore, often known as "The Big Tree," has frequently been overshadowed by other Ivorian strikers, such as Didier Drogba, Wilfried Bony, and Salomon Kalou, who have all had greater opportunities to represent their countries internationally. Despite the Ivory Coast's lack of qualification for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Traore still has a few more years to put in some serious workout. 

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6'7" Dane De La Rosa

Dane De La Rosa has undoubtedly spent a lot of time working out in order to rank among the biggest athletes in all of professional baseball. The Torrance, California native has experience playing for major league baseball powerhouses like the Tampa Bay Rays and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. De La Rosa, who is presently a free agent, had already made a comeback, joining the Sugar Land Skeeters for a brief period of time after temporarily retiring. The pitcher has a 4.24 earned run average.

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7'4" Rik Smits

There is no disputing that "The Dunking Dutchman" was a towering force to be reckoned with, even though taller players have evolved since Rik Smits' era. He didn't need to put in a lot of treadmill time because he stands at 7 feet, 4 inches. Smits was also endowed with an amazing set of abilities. He played with the Indiana Pacers throughout his whole NBA career. He was also chosen an NBA All-Star in 1998, and two years later, his team was inspired by him to win the NBA Finals.

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7'5" Chuck Nevitt

Chuck Nevitt has played for many teams throughout the course of his astounding 12 seasons in the NBA, including the Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Pistons, and Chicago Bulls. Even if he never became well-known outside of the basketball community, having a career that lasted more than ten years is something that not many ex-players can be proud of. Nevitt is still one of the tallest athletes to have ever graced basketball and sports in general. Nevitt took very few exercise classes to grow so big!

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6'9" Zdeno Chara

When you are as tall as Zdeno Chara, you need to make sure that you go to the fitness center frequently because ice hockey can be a very physical sport at the best of times. At a whopping 6'9", the Slovakian defenceman is the tallest player to ever play in the NHL. Chara is the Boston Bruins' current captain. Additionally, he is just the second player born and reared in Europe to win the Stanley Cup.

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6'2" and 445 lb. Andy Fordham

Many darts players who compete professionally don't need need to belong to a fitness club, gym, or yoga studio. Darts players' advancements over the years haven't been centered on improving their physical health. It's generally enough to base a career on if you have the skill and accuracy. Take Andy Fordham as an illustration. The professional, who was born in London, once clocked in at a massive 445 pounds. He has since shed half of his weight.

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6' 11" Jon Rauch

Jon was the tallest player in MLB history and was a natural at the game. He is right-handed and spent his whole active career as a pitcher. He was a member of several MLB organizations, including the Chicago White Sox and Arizona Diamondbacks. Rauch's success in the league undoubtedly contributed to his Olympic Gold Medal victory.

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7-foot Eddy Curry

Eddy Curry, who was one of the top high school basketball players chosen, had no intention of participating at first. Prior to joining the basketball team at his high school, he wanted to be a gymnast. Curry weighs 295 lbs. and stands seven feet tall. By any standard, he is not an average athlete. In addition, his stature significantly enhanced his sporting career and allowed him to play for several of the greatest NBA clubs. Curry has played for the New York Knicks, Dallas Mavericks, Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls, and Miami.

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7-footer Dondre Harris

The coach of Dondre Harris reportedly remarked on his enormous size and even referred to him as one of the biggest people he had ever seen. Dondre met expectations despite receiving such high praise. When he was in high school, Dondre weighed 450 lbs. and was an astounding 6'10". He is a formidable opponent on the football field because of his size. When Harris is playing defense, the opponent teams have a hard time breaking through his towering form.

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7'3" Hasheem Thabeet

Hasheem Thabeet is one of several tall athletes that the NBA has developed. Hasheem, who is 7'3" tall and weighs a commanding 263 pounds, was once a formidable opponent. Thabeet became the first person of Tanzanian descent to play in the prestigious basketball league when he was chosen in the 2009 NBA Draft to join the Memphis Grizzlies. He was propelled to this prestigious sports league thanks to his height and sheer size.

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Giant of Romania Gogea Mitu, 7'9"

Gogea Mitu, who was born in Romania, earned the title of the tallest Romanian in history. The astounding height of this Romanian giant was 7'9". Gogea Mitu played boxing as his sport of choice, and he never lost a single bout. Technical knockouts were how Mitu prevailed in fights. This demonstrates how powerful his blows were. This enormous man had no opposition. Sadly, Mitu, who was only 26 years old, was poisoned.

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7'5" Gursimran "Sim" Bhullar

Sim was the first Indian-born NBA player to compete in the league. With a height of 7'5", the 27-year-old dwarfs his teammates. Sim showed his talent on the basketball court after being selected by the Sacramento Kings for the 2014–15 season. He swapped sides and joined the Reno Bighorns in the same year. Sim's parents are both tall; his father is 6'3" and his mother is 5'8". Gursimran Bhullar was endowed with his amazing height thanks to these superb genes.

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7'7" Manute Bol

Manute Bol conforms to the generally towering stature of the Sudanese population. With a height of 7'7", Bol was the NBA's tallest player during his stint there. Indeed, basketball players benefit much from height. Manute Bol's limitless height and reach also substantially improved his center position. He wasn't as heavy as some of the others described in this article, to be fair. However, Manute's athleticism allowed him to play for some notable NBA teams, including the Washington Bullets, Miami Heat, and Golden State Warriors.

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6'9" Richie Gray

Rugby player Richie Gray is a giant. Rightfully so, his enormous frame makes opponents shudder. Gray is 278 lbs. and 6'9" tall. Richie is equally as effective on the field despite his enormous size. He participated in the victory while playing for the British Lions versus Australia. Richie Gray is a familiar face on the field thanks to his enormous stature. He can be easily recognized because of his equally striking blonde hair.

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7'9" Sun Mingming

The world's tallest basketball player, Sun Mingming, breaks the record. He immediately towers over his teammates during games because he is 7'9" tall. Mingming weighs 370 pounds and is a big point guard. Sun married Xu Yan and, outside of athletics, they were acknowledged by Guinness World Records as the tallest living couple with a combined height of at least 13'9". These two are obvious everywhere.

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6'7" Emmanuel "Tiny" Yarbrough

Undoubtedly, his moniker belies Emmanuel Yarbrough's powerful presence. Sumo wrestling was his preferred sport, and for good reason—his size suited it. Yarbrough set the record for the biggest athlete still living after tipping the scales at 828 pounds. His accomplishments extended beyond sumo wrestling. Emmanuel experimented with judo and mixed martial arts. In the latter, he earned a silver medal at the US Nationals and the rank of brown belt.

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"Chunks" Shaun Rogers, a 6'4"

Your friends have a valid reason for calling you "Chunks" when they do so. Shaun Rogers is as large as NFL players come, if not slightly heavier. At his peak, Rogers weighed 350 pounds and had a height of 6'4". Although Rogers' size was no small accomplishment, his athletic ability was the actual icing on the cake. Rogers ran the 40 yards in 5.3 seconds while being drafted, despite weighing 320 lbs. And in his first year, he made an astounding 90 tackles.

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6'4" Paul Soliai

Few large men in American football stand as tall as Paul Soliai does. Paul stands 6'4" tall and weighs 345 pounds. This Samoan monster was praised highly for his power and athleticism. Despite being tall, he was a speedy player. To defeat Paul during his prime would be a difficult task. The Miami Dolphins decision to retain his services for six years after his 2007 draft by the team comes as no surprise.

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6'6" Primo Carnera

Size does matter if you get into a fight. This is more obvious than anywhere else in the boxing arena. Primo Carnera, an unknown professional boxer and wrestler from Italy, used his intimidating frame to great effect inside the ring. This gigantic 6'6" man reached a peak weight of 275 lbs. He was a deadly opponent with a seven-foot reach. Primo played 100 games, winning 89 of them. Of his victories, 72 came through technical knockout. Just goes to illustrate how powerful Primo's fists were.

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6'5" Lennox Lewis

Power is essential in boxing, and Lennox Lewis had plenty on hand. From 1989 until 2003, this retired English boxer competed, winning three titles as the heavyweight champion of the world. In addition to his boxing skills, Mr. Lewis' success was greatly influenced by his size; he was 6'5" tall and weighed about 245 lbs. Lennox was a formidable opponent when he was still competing in boxing. His final bouts, which took place in 2003 and 2004, were both victories over boxing legends Mike Tyson and Vitaly Klitschko.

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6'10" Rory Arnold

One needs to be extremely strong and have a fantastic physique to play rugby. The Canberra Vikings' Rory Arnold is a professional rugby player who possesses all the necessary skills to succeed in this sport. At 6'10", Rory is one of the all-time tallest rugby players and looms over his colleagues. The position he plays on the squad and his physicality go hand in hand. Rory is in charge of the lock position, or the engine room, as some would have you believe, in any scrum. His crew will undoubtedly benefit much from his lengthy arms and legs during this difficult task.

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6'11" Ivo Karlovic

There is no doubt who the tallest tennis player is, unlike basketball, which has a large number of tall rivals. Ivo Karlovic of Croatia is by far and by the greatest tennis player to ever grace a professional court, and he didn't even require a personal trainer! Karlovic once held the record for the fastest serve ever delivered, clocking it at 156 mph. He enjoys an edge over other players thanks to his height, which has allowed him to serve the most career aces ever (12,255 as of 2017).

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