Iranian Hulk’s incredible physique has been laid bare after he failed to squeeze into an airplane seat.
Sajad Gharibi, 30, prepares to take on Martyn Ford, dubbed the scariest man alive, in a boxing showdown at London’s O2 Arena on April 2.
The contest is billed as the world’s heaviest heavyweight bout of all time with 177kg Gharibi going up against 146kg Ford.
In preparation for the gargantuan grudge match, the Iranian Hulk reduced his original weight to last all four two-minute rounds.
But despite shredding his muscles, the 6ft1 bodybuilder’s size is evident in his latest Instagram Story with Gharibi barely able to squeeze into his airplane seat.
Posting the photo to his Instagram story, the 30-year-old can be seen posing in front of his 682,000 followers with a grimacing gaze towards the camera.
Needing the maximum seat belt length to fit in the seat, the Iranian Hulk appears to be making a thumbs up gesture.
But Gharibi is clearly not comfortable hunkering down in his airplane seat with his broad shoulders and outstretched elbows visibly reaching for the middle aisle and the nearby chair.
And although it is not confirmed, the coachbuilder could have flown to the UK.
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The caption: ‘The start of the war’ may indicate that Gharibi was flying home for that last training camp before the mega showdown in April.
The upcoming boxing bout will be the second time Ford and Gharibi have agreed to fight.
The pair were set to face off in a mixed martial arts contest in 2018 under the banner of Polish MMA organization Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki (KSW).
But the fight never materialized and now the pair will settle their differences in the ring on April 2.