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Geico Weightlifter

Bodybuilding Saved Me

... From Gang Life

5/2/2014 10:52 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The HUUUUUGGEEE bodybuilder who directed traffic in that Geico commercial tells TMZ Sports ... the GYM saved him from a life in the streets .... claiming he was a hardcore gangster before he got yoked. 

Kali Muscle -- who's also been in commercials for GoDaddy and Taco Bell --  was at LAX yesterday where he showed off his 260-pound dieselness ... and told us he only has 5% body fat. 

But more impressive than his 8-pack, Muscle -- a former college football player at Fresno State -- told us how he decided to give up the thug life ... to pursue a career as an actor.

"You can say I went Hollywood ... you damn right." 

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1.

BlindFury    

I love this guys commercial.

90 days ago
2.

K South West    

Nice ... Terminator sequel

90 days ago
3.

Observer    

I liked his commercial. And his smile is kinda infectious, seems like a cool guy.

Oh wait... I'm not black, is it 'RACIST' TMZ for me to comment cause he's black and I'm not?? Really, the smile was not a racial thing, he just had nice teeth and smile. (sarc)

That aside, good for him, seems like a cool guy and I hope the best for him.

90 days ago
4.

Nobledrewali    

Great story

90 days ago
5.

BLUE UGLY 💩    

That's good

90 days ago
6.

Kasuwell    

there is nothing but trouble in these streets stay out and if your friend want to do that don't consider them friends my brothers

90 days ago
7.

Waylon    

This dude did porn for gay gays...

89 days ago

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