DJ Fluker vs. Andre The Giant


It was DJ Fluker’s birthday yesterday. So I tweeted that photo of us last night. I wondered if anybody would notice DJ holding a 12 oz. can in his hand. They did. “That can absolutely disappears in his hands” – “That looks like a miniature can in his hand haha! Hands like Andre the Giant“. Bingo.

Here’s the backstory… back in July, I made a proposal to DJ Fluker. I had been mesmerized with this Andre the Giant story from Sports Illustrated. It featured these lead images.

GiantAmongUsAmazing. So, here’s a little reminder of what I proposed to Fluker….

Andre the Giant is holding a normal sized 12 oz. can of Molson beer. You can see flesh on the top and bottom of the can. I repeat… the man’s hand was bigger than a 12 oz. can. To put things in perspective. DJ Fluker is listed as 6’5” 340lbs. Andre the Giant was generally listed as 7’4″ 500 lbs. DJ Fluker’s hands are listed at 10.5″, Andre the Giant’s were rumored to be 16″. Sixteen inches. Since I’m a visual learner… would love to just see Fluke holding a can. What do you think Fluke? You down to grab a twelve ounce can and snap a photo? I’ll put it up on the blog and we can compare…. just how big are your hands compared to Fezzik’s?

Lucky for me, I got to hang out with DJ a little bit during My Day at Chargers Park. So, did DJ play along? He did indeed. After we snapped the photo up top, I asked him to turn his hand around and this is the result.


Click to enlarge. I tried to make it so the can in both images was about the same size for comparisons sake. Andre’s definitely got the bigger, thicker hands, but man-oh-man… DJ’s hand still dwarfs that can. Thanks for humoring me, DJ. Happy birthday, man.


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