“Dude’s Really a Bear of a Human”: Former World’s Strongest Man Dwarfing an Over 6 ft UFC Heavyweight Fighter Makes Fan Lose Their Mind

Published 09/06/2023, 9:00 AM EDT

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Brian Shaw is regarded as one of the most dominant forces in the world of the Strongman championships. Having won the title four times and reaching the finals 15 times, he has garnered himself a huge fanbase and the bodybuilding community often turns to him for advice even after his retirement announcement.

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After his series of surgeries, the Strongman beast appeared on the stage one last time in the hope of adding a fifth title in his name in Myrtle Beach. However, things didn’t turn out well for him. But he still has the same level of admiration and support from his fans and peers, and the recent post by the American professional mixed martial artist is a testament to it.

Curtis Blaydes shares a picture with Brian Shaw in admiration

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The UFC Heavyweight competitor Curtis Blaydes recently took to his official Instagram account @razorblaydes265 and shared a fan moment picture with the Strongman champion Brian Shaw. He captioned the picture, “Brian Shaw former World’s Strongest Man makes me look like a middleweight 😳🤯😆”

The expression of Curtis Blaydes was evident enough to determine how happy he was to meet Brian Shaw. They were seen posing outside the changing room, flexing their arms. Brian Shaw wore a basic black t-shirt paired with blue denim and had a black pair of sneakers matching his shirt.

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Curtis Blaydes wore a punky Avatar t-shirt with a pair of black shorts and white crocs, which made him look absolutely cool with Brian Shaw. The Strongman beast looked ridiculously big standing next to Blaydes and the entire fitness community was left in awe of his perfectly built structure. They filled the comments section humorously appreciating the efforts and hard work he had put into it.

Fans reacting to Curtis Blaydes’ post with Brian Shaw

Brian Shaw’s fans and followers were dazzled by his physique and filled the comments section with respect for the Strongman beast. One of them, taking to his huge forearms, wrote, “Those freaking forearms dawg 💀dudes really a bear of a human.” Another simply talking about his size commented, “Dude is absolutely huge. Sheesh”. A follower even humorously wrote, “Heard bro putting down my entire week’s food in one day 💀”

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A fan, who had the honor of meeting Brian Shaw earlier commented about his nature and wrote, “I met him at WSM in Myrtle Beach earlier this year. His size, and his presence are humbling for sure.” Another simply appreciating him commented, “This is insane”. Let us know what you think about Brian Shaw in the comments section below!

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Aheli Chakraborty

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Aheli Chakraborty is a pro writer for Bodybuilding at Essentially Sports. From staying tuned to Cutler’s latest podcast, to delving deep into Dorian Yates’ recent Instagram post, Aheli has hit the ground running. With extensive experience in the sports and entertainment industry, she likes to keep her readers coming back for more.
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