UFC middleweight Rousimar Palhares might be one of the division’s shortest fighters but he’s also one of the most physically intimidating. Palhares has muscles on top of muscles, often drawing comparisons to a “tree trunk” or “fire hydrant” given his stocky yet strong make-up.

Palhares provides some insight into just how he gets so ripped in this video, documenting one of his workout circuits:

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