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Meet the Iranian Hulk who has vowed to wipe out Islamic State

Iran has a brand new weapon to fight the Islamic State.

No, the country has no plans to start any new nuclear programme (not that we know of, at least). They have the 'Iranian Hulk', who is also fondly called the 'Persian Hulk.'

Meet 24-year-old Sajad Gharibi.

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Weighing more than 155 kilograms, this huge, muscled, brawny powerlifter became an internet cult last week with over 133,000 followers on Instagram. He can easily lift 180 kgs, which is more than what he weighs.

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Though he aspires to be part of the WWE, he has vowed to join the fight against jihadists. According to The Sun, Gharibi said that he will join the Iranian forces and fight against terrorists. Islamic State better watch out for this angry young man who has the capability to lift a baby elephant.

Gharibi's regular Instagram posts that comes with simple and often humourous explanations of his regime and style, has quite a fan following. Don't get intimidated by his enormous size, his friends and fans describe him as "gentle giant".

Here is what some of his ardent followers have to say about him:

Updated Date: Jul 05, 2016 12:31 PM

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