Denis Cyplenkov is a a 32-year-old Ukrainian bodybuilder and arm wrestling champion known not only for his incredible strength, but also for his unusually large palms. He has the biggest and most densely muscled hands in the world and touted to be the new incredible hulk.

Cyplenkov was born in Krivoy Rog, Ukraine, where he attended various sports clubs during his childhood and teenage years.

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He first trained in Kettlebell’s lifting sports clubs for a few years and had great results. Soon his immense strength and genetic potential was recognized and began competing in arm wrestling contests.

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In 2010 and 2011, he won the Nemiroff world cup which is considered the largest international arm wrestling tournament.

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Cyplenkov also holds the record for the biggest biceps (64 cm in circumference) and the strongest man in Russia.

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His wrists measures a whopping 24 cm in circumference (9.5″ thick) giving him a grip strength.

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Denis Cyplenkov has an impressive body figure, but his most incredible assets are his abnormally thick hands.

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His pinky finger is even twice thicker than the thumb of normal people.

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Because of his gigantic arms and hands he is often compared to the incredible hulk.

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Which pretty explains why he is successful in his arm wrestling career.

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When people see photos of Denis’ giant mitts, the first thing that comes into their mind is “they must be photosopped”, but believe it or not they are real!

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I’m just wondering how will he be able to use an iPhone with a hand as big as those. Guess he’ll be needing a bigger phone. LOL! Share this incredible story to your friends.