Choi Hong-man (Korean: 최홍만, Hanja: 崔洪萬, born on October 30, 1980 in Jeju-do), often anglicised to Hong-man Choi, is a South Korean kickboxer, mixed martial artist and former ssireum wrestler. In Asia he is called "Che Man", "Korean Monster" and "Korean Colossus". He currently competes in K-1 and Dream and stands 2.16. m (7 ft 1 in) and weighs 160 kg (350 lb), the biggest competitor ever to fight in K-1. In K-1, he holds wins over Semmy Schilt, Bob Sapp, and Mighty Mo.
Fiodar Machnoŭ (Feodor Machnow, Фёдар Махноў, Фёдор Махнов) was born in 1878 at the village of Kasciuki near Viciebsk (now Belarus). Though exact details concerning his birth and real height are uncertain, Machnow eventually grew to a stature of 7-ft-10 inches (2.39m) and a weight of 365 lbs.
John William "Bud" Rogan (1867/1868–September 12,1905) is one of 17 known people in medical history to reach a height of 8 feet (2.44 m) or more and he is also the second tallest person ever, after Robert Wadlow.
Sultan Kösen (born 10 December 1982 in Mardin, Turkey) holds the Guinness World Record for tallest living male at 2.51 m (8 ft 3 in).
Anna Haining Bates, born Anna Haining Swan (August 6, 1846 – August 5, 1888), was a Canadian from Mill Brook, New Annan (near present-day Tatamagouche), Colchester County, Nova Scotia, famed for her great height, believed to be 2.27 m (7' 5½") at the peak of her stature. Her parents were of average height and were Scottish immigrants.
Ella Kate Ewing (March 9, 1872 - January 10, 1913) was a Missouri woman considered the world's tallest female of her era. She would use her great height to earn a living as a sideshow attraction, popularly known as "The Missouri Giantess."
Felipe Birriel, also known as "El Gigante de Carolina" (The Giant of Carolina) (August 16, 1916-March 15, 1994) is considered to have been the tallest Puerto Rican, with an unconfirmed height of 2.413 meters or seven feet eleven inches (7' 11").
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