Mar 30, 2016

Karim Hussein has been dubbed "The Pharaoh" by friends and family, Hussein seemed destined to be a strongman from a young age, and claims to have a unique biological makeup that easily absorbs pain.

Pharaoh, the king of Cairo strongmen

Egyptian strongman Karim Hussein, 38, sticks a knife in his thigh in Cairo, Egypt, March 18, 2016. MOHAMED ABD EL GHANY/REUTERS

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