TM-61 are botha round 6'1" tall but had look absolutely huge next to 5'10" max DIY and Revival members. Mark Henry in that same episode was listing off their sizes with Big Show at over 7'0" and 400lbs, himself at 6'3.5" and 420lbs, and Kane at 6'7"-6'10" somewhere around there and 315lbs. Annoyingly, Kane is pictured here taller than the 66 Jack Swagger (better Swagger/Kane image here) Yet here hes the same height as Undertaker Here is Kane slightly shorter than Big Show, yet here he also is half a head shorter than Big Show From the Corporate Kane era, we also saw that hes an inch or two taller than the (billed) 65 Randy Orton. This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The big man never really reached the heights in WWE (if you pardon the pun) that his huge frame suggested he might. hes an inch or two taller than the (billed) 65 Randy Orton. Not sure why they do that, but the NFL has done the same. I'm 6'3", and in filling out the roster they gave me a two-inch bump for Reasons? Omos performs in RAW and made his name as a bodyguard of AJ Styles. In most cases the red lines are measured from the head of the shorter person (usually, who the paragraph is about). Another 7ft man up next, as Kurrgan goes down as the eighth tallest wrestler to ever work for WWE. Ah the many heights of the wrestler. HS football players are often reported 3-4 inchs taller and 20-40 pounds heavier. Closer to 6'11" really, or maybe slightly less than that. and to put that difference into context, Show is about a foot taller than Chris Jericho. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. He was listed at 6'8" for a while during his career and over 320lbs. Unfortunately, this is the best photo I can get of Undertaker next to the 610 Kevin Nash and even then I think I slightly overshot Takers height. Wheeler Yuta Wants To Help Shape Ring Of Honor's Future, WWE Fans Think They've Already Figured Out Who Maxxine Dupri Will Be, Why Kenny Omega's One Winged Angel Is Such A Special Finisher, Brock Lesnar Vs. Charlotte Flair isn't too far behind her, at 5'10''. PostVines is founded in 2015 by a group of young and passionate bloggers. I feel like I'm failing as a mod. Big Show was listed at 7'1" in College. But more telling to Great Khalis 71 height is this photo with Shaq its hard to tell because of the hair, but you could possibly argue that Khali is slightly taller by maybe a centimetre.

Unique lists featuring pop culture, entertainment and crazy facts. The Undertaker: Billed at 610, The Undertaker seems to be around a legitimate 68 (in shoes). I think he recently said on a podcast that he's 376lbs. Omos stands tall at a height of 7 ft. 3 inches. At this point, Jinder Mahal's near six month reign as WWE Champion in 2017 seems a very, very distant memory. A few friends have tried out at the performance center. These cookies ensure basic functionalities and security features of the website, anonymously. The 47-year-old former world champion, real name Paul Wight, stands at just seven feet. Omogbehin was born in Lagos, Nigeria but played high school basketball in the States after moving to Virginia. Braun Strowman, Erick Rowan and Luke Gallows are all the same height, but the only taller guys are part-time giants like Big Show and Undertaker. There are no good photos of them upright and side-by-side, but this photo shows that Big Show would stand over the (billed) 66 #TitusBrand by quite a bit. I would guess at lowest 66, and up to 69 in wrestling gear (excluding hair height). Even 6'8" Sawyer Fulton looks roughly the same size as each of them, and he was listed as low as 6'6" on NXT. Finish Of AEW Eddie Kingston Vs Chris Jericho Barbed Wire Everywhere Match Taking Criticism, The 5 Tallest Wrestlers Ever (And 5 Taller Than They Seem). The World's Most Entertaining Car Website. Early Life. The former Raw Tag Team Champion is a beast of a man, and looking at just how big he is, its no wonder that WWE reportedly has huge plans for him. Obviously the differences in camera angle and physical placement in photo can play a part. Andre the Giant was born as Andr Ren Roussimoff on May 19, 1946, in Coulommiers, France. And one of the most basic spectacles in human history is bearing witness to people who are much larger than regular folks! In WWE, he always looked big enough, but he wouldn't have ever been considered one of the biggest. One diva they didn't dwarf, however, was Paige, who is actually 5'8''! In shoes, hes either 71 or 72. Required fields are marked *. With the Rock he was just about the same height, Rock also being about 6'3" or 6'4". The tallest wrestler ever will be more recognisable to WWE fans, as he competed in an infamous match with The Undertaker at Wrestlemania IX in 1993. Cass would last just two years on WWEs main roster, before being released just after WrestleMania 34 in 2018, in the middle of a feud with Daniel Bryan. Worked heights are actually even more ridiculous for shorter guys. AEW Rampage Winners And Losers: Fyter Fest Night Two Features ROH World Championship Match, Acclaimed & Ass-Boys Collide! He may only be around 5'6". Like most big guys he suffers from bad posture. Your email address will not be published. Seth Rollins: WWE star comments on possible Shield reunion in the future, Batista: Ex-WWE star spotted working out with current roster member, Goldberg: WWE Hall of Famer names current star who could be 'next Goldberg', Bayley return: WWE star teases plans for TV comeback, Riddle calls current WWE Superstar 'the greatest wrestler in the world'. He was listed anywhere from 7'1" and 7'2" in Japan and for the most part looked it next to Giant Silva, also listed at 7'2" and that is very hard to argue against. There are older pictures of him that definitely prove he was at least 6'6", and newer pictures placing him at about 6'3". Advertisement cookies are used to provide visitors with relevant ads and marketing campaigns. Once you have subscribed we will use the email you provided to send you the newsletter. Despite his short stint in WWE, no one can take away from the fact that Gonzalez is the tallest person to ever work a match for the company. As mentioned with the most recent Braun link, note how his head is angled silghtly upwards (while Undertakers is flat). Kane is the reason these discussions start. Visually, Great Khali looks like a genuine in part due to his acromegaly.

I asked what it was like, how big the wrestlers really were since that was always a hot topic with WWE rosters, and what they're really like. Press J to jump to the feed. Thank you! Standing at 6ft 11, Nash was one of WWEs biggest stars in the 1990s, before jumping ship to WCW in 1996. This is despite him being a whopping 6'5'' tall (or even as tall as 6'7'', depending on where you're getting your data). 7'0" seems more likely. I tried to account for it. Shaq: Technically a WWE superstar, Shaq seems to measure true to the 71 measurement. Weighing close to 600 pounds, WWE Hall of Famer Yokozuna is the heaviest WWE Champion ever. The Andre/Gene and Big Show/Gene comparisons speak for themselves, really. Writes about wrestling for a living, so is automatically the coolest dude you know. He wound up leaving the company after less than a year, leaving behind a bizarre legacy as one half of one of the worst feuds in WWE history. here is the 68 Hogan shorter than the 68 Kane, he looks barely an inch shorter in this famous staredown, Here is Hogan nearly 30 years ago, seemingly as tall as Undertaker, blurry screenshot of Hogans 1991 match vs Undertaker, Heres the 60 Kurt Angle being towered over by the 61-62 Rollins, Start this Andre the Giant/Mean Gene video around the 1 minute mark. WWE took a shine to Cass, due to his 7ft frame, and he was immediately made to feel like the star of the group, fighting for the Universal title just five months after arriving on the main roster.

After quitting the court, the towering behemoth was snapped up by NXT founder and wrestling legend Triple H. He has been honing his skills at the WWE Performance Centre in Florida ever since and was finally handed an opportunity to impress in front of a crowd. During his career in WWF his tale of the take has changed, but mostly stating him as 6'10" and during his Ministry angle at 6'11". If you're 6'9" it's still bloody impressive. With the Twin Towers. From pre-WWE, Adam Scherr (Braun Strowman), powerlifting organisations, also his close friends have all corroborated the information that hes 68 (his WWE billed height). Now a days he is much smaller than that.

So these are shoot heights, height is estimated if they are wearing regular shoes (so, not barefooted nor kayfabe nor with excessive lifts). Performance cookies are used to understand and analyze the key performance indexes of the website which helps in delivering a better user experience for the visitors. Movie magic has really made him look like a monster. It's a thing in high school and college sports. These cookies track visitors across websites and collect information to provide customized ads. Billed at 73, the likely 71 Great Khali slightly stands over Big Show. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent.

The Braun/Taker image is a bit of an odd one for this. i gotta be that guy. undertaker was in the Skyscrapers not the Twin Towers (Akeem and Bossman). 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But WWE never went all-in with him, so his intimidation factor didn't come across on Raw. Lets not beat around the bush here, Giant Gonzalez was an absoute mountain of a human being. The companys NXT developmental brand handed a debut to the humongous Jordan Omogbehin, 28, in 2016. The icon, who died in 2010 aged 44, stood a ginormous EIGHT FEET TALL! Definitely looking 6'6" now. A solid 7'1" and 340lbs. Kurt Angle, Christian & Edge: WWE's Best Trio You Forgot About. The WWE Hall of Famer is the second largest individual to ever wrestle for the WWE, standing at 7ft 4. There are pics of him with Braun Strowman and Baron Corbin on their Instagrams and for the most part Cass just edges them both out very slightly. Kevin Nash is not only one of the tallest men to win the WWE Championship, but also one of the tallest men to ever step inside a WWE ring. 6'10" seems like his shoot height more than anything, and 6'9" may be it now a days. On the Table for Three episode he said he was about 315lbs. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy. Nash, alongside Scott Hall and Hulk Hogan, formed the nWo, one of the most popular wrestling acts in history. The red line would probably be even shorter with a flat-angled head, so assume Kurt is 510 or so. Undoubtedly the thing most fans think of when Jinder's name comes up is the truly ridiculous physique he sported during his main event push; he looked like he was sculpted from stone. Braun Strowman is often listed at 6'8" and 420lbs during his strongman time but other fewer listings have him at 6'7". So how tall is Kane? Nowadays, hes essentially eye-to-eye, nose-to-nose with Braun. Keep in mind when comparing heights to Undertaker, he has a fucking GIGANTIC forehead. Gonzales sheer size towered and smothered Undertaker in height and width that a middle-rope step-up couldnt overcome. Fans might recognise him as a jealous boyfriend who chased Paul Reubens' Pee-wee Herman in 1985's Pee-wee's Big Adventure. So Paul named him Babe the Blue Ox. Even next to the 71 Wilt Chamberlain (whose head is angled down) you see how much larger his hands, fingers, head and body width were. Kurrgan worked for WWE (then WWF) between 1997 and 1999, being brought in as part of the Truth Comission and the Oddities. Hulk Hogan (who is an unreliable source of height when bridging past wrestlers to modern wrestlers, due to lifts and mainly shrinking later in life) seems to measure to Andres eyes even in wrestling boots. He looked more "giant" like than Big Show for these reasons. Perhaps it was because Edge became closely associated with these superstars, all of whom stood a respectable 6'1'', that few people ever considered him as being much taller than them. Standing a massive 7'2'' tall, the Pakistani was plucked from obscurity by All Japan Pro Wrestling in 1987 to face the legendary Antonio Inoki. The Indian star was one of the heaviest WWE stars ever too, and his huge frame earned him a run with the World Heavyweight Championship back in 2007. Why is there 4 quarters in a football game? On the Indian Big Brother he weighed in at about 360lbs and was listed aroun 7'1" instead of the 7'3" listing Smackdown had. Despite his towering frame, Omogbehin is still only THIRD on the all-time list of tallest WWE superstars. The former World Champion was even a couple of inches taller than The Undertaker, who he shared the ring with on multiple occasions, and just a touch taller than Kane, his former tag team partner. Even met a few about 10 years ago. As the years went on he became smaller and smaller. Nash didnt shy away from using his height to his advantage, but it was also his huge frame that lead to him picking up some injuries throughout his career. On another interesting note, the 56 Rey Mysterio seems like he may actually be around 51-52. But his larger-than-life character is mostly based on a man named Fabian Fournier. Big Cass: And hes 6 foot 9 and you cant teach that doesnt quite have the same ring to it. His college stat has him at 6'8" but again these measurements can be wrong too at times. Nia Jax stands an imposing 6 feet tall. Consistently even. Kane: Billed at 7 foot, probably the statistic furthest away from the truth after Andre the Giant. Longevity, mic skills, ring psychology/selling, wrestling ability, and speed. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click this link: thesun.co.uk/editorial-complaints/, Omos made his name as the bodyguard of AJ Styles, Meet WWE's newest giant the incredible Jordan Omogbehin, The 7ft 3in monster is the third biggest man to ever compete in WWE, Sun Sport's James Orr 5ft 9, meets the Big Show, 7 ft 0, Giant Gonzalez is the tallest wrestler to compete in WWE at a whopping 8ft, WWE legend Andre The Giant was 7ft 4in tall, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). Taker being further away means he'd actually look taller if he were closer to Braun, but of course the hat confuses things. However, considering how impresisve his look was, its not too surprising to hear just how enamoured people within WWE were of Cass. You might remember Hogan standing up to eye-level another famous standoff, Andre the Giant: Billed at 74 and 525lb, Andre the Giant was probably anything but those statistics. There was a documentary on his years ago that had him at 6'7" when he was 16 and 6'9" and 19 when he took up boxing then wrestling. Kane is so tall that, despite being 7ft, he isnt even in the top eight tallest wrestlers in WWE history. For example, Xavier Woods being billed at 6' is preposterous if you've ever seen him in person. These are purely based on our views and you may or may not experience the same. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. I have no idea! According his official website, Andre wore a size 24 shoe and had a wrist nearly a foot in circumference, the approximate size of a western lowland gorilla. Such is the crazy nature of wrestling that despite being dubbed as the Worlds Largest Athlete, Big Show only the seventh tallest WWE Superstar in history. I know Andre gets all the love, and it's for good reason but IMO Big Show is the greatest giant in wrestling (or at the very least, Western Wrestling, as Giant Baba's legacy cannot be denied, if we count him as a giant at ~6'10). Hulk Hogan measures around Kevin Nashs eye level in most good photos I can find. To make it in WWE, on the whole, youve got to be pretty young, pretty tall, pretty ripped, and pretty good looking. It's a form of entertainment that mixes athletic displays with over-the-top exaggerated characters, all wrapped up in a package that embraces spectacle. Sycho Sid: As noted before, he seems to be legitimately true to his 67 booking. The name, of course, referenced the giant lumberjack from American folklore, and Palmer's incredible stature really sold the idea of a mythic being somehow existing in reality: he was a massive 7'6'' tall. 2022 Sports New Media Limited. A solid 7'1" and 340lbs. The 72 Titus ONeil #MadeItAWin by towering over The Big Show! To make one final statement: Big Show wouldve towered over Andre the Giant. With the Twin Towers Skyscrapers he was lsited as high as 6'9". In this image he stands as tall (or slightly shorter) than Io Shirai (51.5). But still, despite his enormous frame, Silva wasnt quite some way away from being the tallest WWE Superstar ever. Well use him as our arbitrary starting point to measure people against him (e.g. On top of the (billed) 68 Hogan being slightly shorter than Andre, here is the 68 Hogan shorter than the 68 Kane in the same scene. He has transformed his body since leaving WWE in 2017 and cuts a frightening figure in MMA, where his tremendous height really shows through. He could be a solid 6'7.5" and he is absolutely well over 370lbs. For comparison's sake, Paige is the same height as Daniel Bryan! This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. The Twin Towers were Big Boss Man and Akeem. Edge is a massive 6'5'' tall, which would dwarf most normal men out in the real world! Standing taller than even The Undertaker, the crowd was shocked at how dominant Kane looked. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO), Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. All rights reserved. EDIT: Cool Andre/Big Show comparison to Mean Gene and another one with Bruno Sammartino and here's a superimposition of those pics another one of them standing on the ring/apron. Sometimes these guys will also stand on boxes to make them look more imposing during an interview. Obviously, as I said in the post, the reason for Andre's mythical status is his stature everywhere. Also good point about backstage. Hulk Hogan before going into Wrestling was listed at 6'7" and 323lbs, and for the most part he definitely looked it. r/BigShowFanClub has more subscribed than r/BritishWrestling. This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. very slightly taller than 65 Vince Vaughan. Big Show, Kevin Nash). Out of these, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. By 1990 he had retired from wrestling. His protruding jaw and bulbous forehead add a giant/Neanderthal mystique to his visual presence. 15 Tallest Wrestlers Of All Time: Where Are They Now? Khali also didn't weigh 420lbs, not sure if he ever did. But opting out of some of these cookies may affect your browsing experience. Start this Andre the Giant/Mean Gene video around the 1 minute mark and then start this Big Show/Mean Gene video around 2m30s and you see Gene Okerlund measure up to Andres traps/shoulders but on Big Show he measures halfway up his chest. I wont get too much into the heights of wrestlers around 60 (give/take 2 inches) because well be here all day. It's tough but I hope I was fairly close. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Analytics". Functional cookies help to perform certain functionalities like sharing the content of the website on social media platforms, collect feedbacks, and other third-party features. With his slight height advantage over Braun he definitely looks around 69, or maybe 68.5 at the lowest. That even dwarfed the legendary late, great Andre The Giant who was only a mere 7ft 4in in comparison.