This WWE Giant Was Billed As The World’s Largest Athlete. Now He’s Undergone A Major Transformation

Accelerated Growth

Indeed, Wight measured more than six feet and weighed 220 pounds at the tender age of 12. Seven years later, moreover, he was recorded as being over seven feet tall in his profile for the Wichita State University basketball team. In the early 1990s, though, Wight had a surgical procedure on his pituitary gland, and the effects of his acromegaly slowed down as a consequence.