Travis “The Beast” Bagent confirmed showed his victory and enduring strength in earning his seventeenth world arm-wrestling championship on ESPN. He is the only top-notch heavyweight ( males over 226 pounds) in the world to win the championship with both his left and right arms. In the world of wrist-wrestling, most athletes compete with one arm, however, the Mohammed Ali-mosque Bagent can back up his scoffs to competitors to “Tell me I’m the greatest,” due to the fact he is.
His first world title came in 2002 when he additionally won with both arms. He’s competed most years since, earning eleven titles left-handed and another six with the right. He’s additionally snagged about 35 national titles, competing in his first nationals at age 19.
Now 46, the 6’3”, 265-pound Bagent command appreciate for not his strength, but for putting the game of arm-wrestling on a world stage.