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10 Unbelievable Facts You Didn't Know About Arm Wrestling

Your brain is about to get slammed. By facts. Brought to you by Game of Arms, Tuesdays at 10|9c on AMC.

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3. Magnus Samuelsson is a champion arm wrestler and 14-time World's Strongest Man finals contender.

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Magnus has been given the nickname "The King of the Stones" because he has the world's strongest arms.

5. Arm wrestling puts immense stress on the humerus bone of the arm, more so than any other sporting activity. This results in frequent fractures.

7. In 1972, Ronald Reagan "wrist wrestled" league founder Bill Soberanes and cheated.

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The Gipper put Soberanes' arm down before he was ready, breaking one of his ribs. It was reportedly an accident.

You don't need meat to be mean. Rob Bigwood is a world champion arm wrestler and a vegan.

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You can watch Rob compete on Game of Arms, premiering Tuesday, February 25 at 10|9c on AMC.

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