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* His Wrestling/BritishStrongStyle stablemate Pete Dunne is no slouch either, as they don't call him [[RedBaron The Bruiserweight]] for nothing. He's about Bate's size, yet uses suplexes and throws to mess around with his opponents on a regular basis, no matter how big or small.

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* ** His Wrestling/BritishStrongStyle stablemate Pete Dunne is no slouch either, as they don't call him [[RedBaron The Bruiserweight]] for nothing. He's about Bate's size, yet uses suplexes and throws to mess around with his opponents on a regular basis, no matter how big or small.small.
* Wrestling/SoloDarling is 5'3, around 130 lbs., and during her [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=appeWiVrpBY match]] with Australian male wrestler [=JXT=] at ''Beyond Uncharted Territory Episode 12'', she hit the much taller [=JXT=] with a Death Valley Driver on the apron, and the crowd chanted "Superhuman! Superhuman! Superhuman!" The commentators said that she deadlifts almost ''500 lbs.'' She won, making this a case of [[DavidVersusGoliath Davita Versus Goliath]].


* Wrestling/DragonGate's roster skews shorter and leaner than most, even in Japan, and there are only one or two true heavyweights on the roster at any time; this means that while Don Fujii easily exemplifies the trope in a vacuum, he's not short by DG standards. Even so, El Lindaman is notable for being about 5'3" but powerful and well-built -- he deals primarily in suplexes and judo throws. Peter Kaasa is around the same height, and while his style is high-flying, he has a massively muscled physique and great strength.
* John Silver of the American indies is as strong as he is short, and he is ''very'' short.

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* Wrestling/DragonGate's Wrestling/DragonGate roster skews shorter and leaner than most, even in Japan, and there are only one or two true heavyweights on the roster at any time; this means that while Don Fujii or Ben-K easily exemplifies exemplify the trope in a vacuum, he's they are not short by DG standards. Even so, El Lindaman is notable for being about 5'3" but powerful and well-built -- his thighs are enormous and he deals primarily in suplexes and judo throws. Peter Kaasa is Kaasa, for his brief tenure, was around the same height, and while his style is was high-flying, he has had a massively muscled physique and great strength.
* John Silver of the northeastern American indies is as strong as he is short, and he is ''very'' short.


* Paul Robinson of Wrestling/{{Progress Wrestling}}. There's no getting around the fact that the man is TINY. However, he's also a former kickboxing champion and not only defeated Jimmy Havoc in a BRUTAL hardcore match to become number one contender to the Progress Championship, he dominated champion Wrestling/WillOspreay for a good portion of the subsequent title match and only lost due to a roll-up pin.

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* Paul Robinson of Wrestling/{{Progress Wrestling}}. There's no getting around the fact that the man is TINY. However, he's also a former kickboxing champion and not only defeated Jimmy Havoc Wrestling/JimmyHavoc in a BRUTAL hardcore match to become number one contender to the Progress Championship, he dominated champion Wrestling/WillOspreay for a good portion of the subsequent title match and only lost due to a roll-up pin.

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* The protagonist in ''[[https://www.reddit.com/r/HFY/wiki/series/humans_dont_make_good_pets Humans Don't Make Good Pets]]'' is a reasonable height of 175cm (5'9") but is a full meter shorter than even the children of the alien family that "adopts" him. Despite this, being kicked by the father feels like a young teen punched him on the arm and he can send said father flying with a shove. Later, he even breaks through a metal door on a space ship using a tub to batter it off it's hinges. Once things heat up, the human protagonist can basically ignore anything that isn't an anti-tank gun and can leap several meters at a time due to the lower gravity.

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* Inaugural NXT UK Champion Tyler Bate is quite small compared to many hard hitters in the UK Indie scene, yet is able to pick up two guys around his weight ''at the same time'' for airplane spins or giant swings. While wrestlers being able to lift double their weight isn't anything new, keep in mind that Bate is barely older than a teenager, thus making his feats of strength all the more impressive.
* His Wrestling/BritishStrongStyle stablemate Pete Dunne is no slouch either, as they don't call him [[RedBaron The Bruiserweight]] for nothing. He's about Bate's size, yet uses suplexes and throws to mess around with his opponents on a regular basis, no matter how big or small.

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* In ''WebVideo/TheCultOfScratchwood'', Bren initially scoffs at the idea that the literally pint-sized Dalek Danny could harm him. Only, his laser gun isn't any less powerful than the other Daleks'


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* ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'': there are a number of students at the SuperheroSchool Whateley Academy who would qualify, but the most notable is petite middle-schooler named Desiderata Lopez. She can strike with a force of over eight tons with ''a fingertip''. However, as is often the case in this series, [[BlessedWithSuck that power comes at a terrible price]]: in her case, it is PowerIncontinence, which means that she ''always'' applies 8 tons of force to anything she does, whether she wants to or not. her room looks like it was designed to hold the Comicbook/IncredibleHulk, Her computer is built so it takes 8 tons and 1 ounce of force to press the keys, otherwise she either couldn't press them ''at all'' or would demolish them. Her code name is Diz Aster. Poor kid.

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* ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'': there are a number of students at the SuperheroSchool Whateley Academy who would qualify, but the most notable is a petite middle-schooler named Desiderata Lopez. She can strike with a force of over eight tons with ''a fingertip''. However, as is often the case in this series, [[BlessedWithSuck that power comes at a terrible price]]: in her case, it is PowerIncontinence, which means that she ''always'' applies 8 tons of force to anything she does, whether she wants to or not. her room looks like it was designed to hold the Comicbook/IncredibleHulk, Her computer is built so it takes 8 tons and 1 ounce of force to press the keys, otherwise she either couldn't press them ''at all'' or would demolish them. Her code name is Diz Aster. Poor kid.


* ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'': there are a number of students at the SuperheroSchool Whateley Academy who would qualify, but the most notable is petite middle-schooler named Desiderata Lopez. She can strike with a force of over eight tons with ''a fingertip''. However, as is often the case in this series, [[BlessedWithSuck that power comes at a terrible price]]: her PowerIncontinence means ''always'' 8 tons of force to anything she does]], whether she wants to or not. her room looks like it was designed to hold the Comicbook/IncredibleHulk, Her computer is built so it takes 8 tons and 1 ounce of force to press the keys, otherwise she either couldn't press them ''at all'' or would demolish them. Her code name is Diz Aster. Poor kid.

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* ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'': there are a number of students at the SuperheroSchool Whateley Academy who would qualify, but the most notable is petite middle-schooler named Desiderata Lopez. She can strike with a force of over eight tons with ''a fingertip''. However, as is often the case in this series, [[BlessedWithSuck that power comes at a terrible price]]: in her PowerIncontinence case, it is PowerIncontinence, which means that she ''always'' applies 8 tons of force to anything she does]], does, whether she wants to or not. her room looks like it was designed to hold the Comicbook/IncredibleHulk, Her computer is built so it takes 8 tons and 1 ounce of force to press the keys, otherwise she either couldn't press them ''at all'' or would demolish them. Her code name is Diz Aster. Poor kid.


* Diz, in the ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse''. She's a petite middle-schooler at a SuperheroSchool full of high school bruisers. She can strike with a force of over eight tons with ''a fingertip''. Her room looks like it was designed to hold the Comicbook/IncredibleHulk.
** Worse than that, she [[PowerIncontinence ''always'' 8 tons of force to anything she does]]. Even if she wanted to. Her computer is built so it takes 8 tons and 1 ounce of force to press the keys, otherwise she either couldn't press them ''at all'' or would demolish them. Her code name is Diz Aster. Poor kid.

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* Diz, in ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'': there are a number of students at the ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse''. She's a SuperheroSchool Whateley Academy who would qualify, but the most notable is petite middle-schooler at a SuperheroSchool full of high school bruisers.named Desiderata Lopez. She can strike with a force of over eight tons with ''a fingertip''. Her room looks like it was designed to hold However, as is often the Comicbook/IncredibleHulk.
** Worse than that, she [[PowerIncontinence
case in this series, [[BlessedWithSuck that power comes at a terrible price]]: her PowerIncontinence means ''always'' 8 tons of force to anything she does]]. Even if does]], whether she wanted to. wants to or not. her room looks like it was designed to hold the Comicbook/IncredibleHulk, Her computer is built so it takes 8 tons and 1 ounce of force to press the keys, otherwise she either couldn't press them ''at all'' or would demolish them. Her code name is Diz Aster. Poor kid.


** Worse than that, she ''can't not strike'' with 8 tons of force. Even if she wanted to. Her computer is built so it takes 8 tons and 1 ounce of force to press the keys, otherwise she either couldn't press them ''at all'' or would demolish them. Her code name is Diz Aster. Poor kid.

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** Worse than that, she ''can't not strike'' with [[PowerIncontinence ''always'' 8 tons of force.force to anything she does]]. Even if she wanted to. Her computer is built so it takes 8 tons and 1 ounce of force to press the keys, otherwise she either couldn't press them ''at all'' or would demolish them. Her code name is Diz Aster. Poor kid.


* A "World Midgets Title" was established in 1949 by the Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance in 1949, though it did not have much longevity the midgets proved strong enough to lift non midget wrestlers(There is one story of such a wrestler picking Wrestling/GorillaMonsoon (who weighed 400 lbs) in a fireman's carry and carrying him around a ring). In 2009, Octagoncito won the newly established World Minis title, but it didn't get much use before becoming a strictly PWR title.
* The Mini Estrella Division, most commonly seen in Mexican promotions, was set up to give wrestlers who are simply too small to qualify even for the lowest weight classes([[SeriousBusiness which are enforced by law]]) someone to compete against, although it sizes wrestlers based on height rather than weight, so size discrepancie are not entirely ruled out. While there are many Mini Estrella who eventually outgrow the division, some have already hit their maximum height yet still find promoters finding ways to have them wrestle those far out of their weight/height class just because they are {{popular|ity power}} enough. Wrestling/{{AAA}} had the mascot division, made entirely of Mini Estrella and larger wrestler pairs, for example.

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* A "World Midgets Title" was established in 1949 by the Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance in 1949, though Wrestling/NationalWrestlingAlliance. Though it did not have much longevity longevity, the midgets proved strong enough to lift non midget wrestlers(There is one story of such a wrestler picking Wrestling/GorillaMonsoon (who weighed 400 lbs) in a fireman's carry and carrying him around a ring). In 2009, Octagoncito won the newly established World Minis title, but it didn't get much use before becoming a strictly PWR title.
* The Mini Estrella Division, most commonly seen in Mexican promotions, was set up to give wrestlers who are simply too small to qualify even for the lowest weight classes([[SeriousBusiness which are were/are enforced by law]]) someone to compete against, although it sizes wrestlers based on height rather than weight, so size discrepancie discrepancies are not entirely ruled out. While there are many Mini Estrella mini estrellas who eventually outgrow the division, some have already hit their maximum height yet still find promoters finding ways to have them wrestle those far out of their weight/height class just because they are {{popular|ity power}} enough. Wrestling/{{AAA}} had the mascot division, Mascot Division, made entirely of Mini Estrella mini estrella and larger wrestler pairs, for example.



* Wrestling/{{Tazz}}, on a relative scale: at 5'9" and 240 lbs the average pro wrestler towered over him. Guess who was the toughest, hardest Badass in all of [[WorldOfBadass ECW]]?

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* Wrestling/{{Tazz}}, on a relative scale: at 5'9" and 240 lbs the average pro wrestler towered over him. Guess who was the toughest, hardest Badass in all of [[WorldOfBadass ECW]]?in all]] of Wrestling/{{ECW}}?



* Paul Robinson of Wrestling/{{Progress Wrestling}}. There's no getting around the fact that the man is TINY. However, he's also a former kickboxing champion and not only defeated Jimmy Havoc in a BRUTAL hardcore match to become number one contender to the Progress Championship, he dominated champion Will Ospreay for a good portion of the subsequent title match and only lost due to a roll-up pin.

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* Paul Robinson of Wrestling/{{Progress Wrestling}}. There's no getting around the fact that the man is TINY. However, he's also a former kickboxing champion and not only defeated Jimmy Havoc in a BRUTAL hardcore match to become number one contender to the Progress Championship, he dominated champion Will Ospreay Wrestling/WillOspreay for a good portion of the subsequent title match and only lost due to a roll-up pin.


** [[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Ultimate_Baseball_Kid Ultimate Baseball Kid]]. He looks like a ten-year-old little leaguer, but his effect grants him 1,000 extra Attack Points for every Fire-Attribute monster on the field (except himself) making him lethal in the right type of deck.
** [[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Goblin_King Goblin King]]. Despite the regal name, he's a small guy who's a Level 1 monster with zero points, but he gains 1,000 points for every Fiend on the field other than himself. If used in combination with cards like DNA Surgery and Opti-Camouflage Armor, this can be ''very'' potent.
** [[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Mokey_Mokey Mokey Mokey]]. Being a Normal Monster, this guy at first seems even weaker than a Kuriboh. ''However'', if the Spell Card [[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Mokey_Mokey_Smackdown Mokey Mokey Smackdown]] is used, these little guys become terrors, their Attack Scores becoming 3,000 apiece if a Fairy you control is destroyed.

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** [[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Ultimate_Baseball_Kid Ultimate Baseball Kid]]. Kid.]] He looks like a ten-year-old little leaguer, but his effect grants him 1,000 extra Attack Points for every Fire-Attribute monster on the field (except himself) making him lethal in the right type of deck.
** [[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Goblin_King Goblin King]]. King.]] Despite the regal name, he's a small guy who's a Level 1 monster with zero points, but he gains 1,000 points for every Fiend on the field other than himself. If used in combination with cards like DNA Surgery and Opti-Camouflage Armor, this can be ''very'' potent.
** [[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Mokey_Mokey Mokey Mokey]]. Mokey.]] Being a Normal Monster, this guy at first seems even weaker than a Kuriboh. ''However'', if the Spell Card [[http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Mokey_Mokey_Smackdown Mokey Mokey Smackdown]] is used, these little guys become terrors, their Attack Scores becoming 3,000 apiece if a Fairy you control is destroyed.


Like the SquareCubeLaw going down, a combatant gets cooler and more badass the smaller they are. Short guys trounce giant bruisers, children routinely trounce goons, little people will be amazing wrestlers (if not literal ankle biters), and mice or smaller creatures (especially of the TalkingAnimal variety) [[ZergRush will swarm and overwhelm]], if not individually disable enemies with [[TheChroniclesofNarnia rap]][[JustForPun ier]] precision.

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Like the SquareCubeLaw going down, a combatant gets cooler and more badass the smaller they are. Short guys trounce giant bruisers, children routinely trounce goons, little people will be amazing wrestlers (if not literal ankle biters), and mice or smaller creatures (especially of the TalkingAnimal variety) [[ZergRush will swarm and overwhelm]], if not individually disable enemies with [[TheChroniclesofNarnia rap]][[JustForPun ier]] rapier precision.


Like the SquareCubeLaw going down, a combatant gets cooler and more badass the smaller they are. Short guys trounce giant bruisers, children routinely trounce goons, little people will be amazing wrestlers (if not literal ankle biters), and mice or smaller creatures (especially of the TalkingAnimal variety) [[ZergRush will swarm and overwhelm]], if not individually disable enemies with [[TheChroniclesofNarnia rap]][[Pun ier]] precision.

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Like the SquareCubeLaw going down, a combatant gets cooler and more badass the smaller they are. Short guys trounce giant bruisers, children routinely trounce goons, little people will be amazing wrestlers (if not literal ankle biters), and mice or smaller creatures (especially of the TalkingAnimal variety) [[ZergRush will swarm and overwhelm]], if not individually disable enemies with [[TheChroniclesofNarnia rap]][[Pun rap]][[JustForPun ier]] precision.

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