Andre the Giant measured at just over 7'1". Andre the Giant
Andre was on a pre-promotional tour of Canada in 1968 and was legitimatley measured on TV at just a little bit over 7'1" which aired across Canada over a news reporter disputing Andre's height and Haystacks weight. After Andre measured just over 7'1" and and Haystacks weighed 550+ pounds on the show the reporter apologized in a newspaper article the next day with a favorable write up and gave them both a segment on his television show. This was All-Star Wrestling in Vancouver. There were witnesses present and Jody Hamilton wrote about it in his book.