- Being freaking huge, hence the nickname "Bigfoot".
- His striking. Bigfoot has won 10 fights via (T)KO.
- Last Cage Rage World HW Champion.
- First and last EliteXC HW Champion.
- Former Cage Warriors Super HW Champion.
- Victories over Ricco Rodriguez, Andrei Arlovski, and Mike Kyle.
- TKO'ing Fedor Emelianenko in the quarter finals of the Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix.