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Eric Scott Esch (born August 3, 1966) is an American heavyweight boxer, kickboxer, Profesional Wrestler, and mixed martial artist commonly referred to as Butterbean. He is the former IBA Super-Heavyweight Champion and also held the WAA Heavyweight title. Esch's round body, bald head and vicious scowl make him a menacing (yet highly entertaining) fight figure, along with the American flag trunks he often sports. His combined professional fight record currently stands at 95 wins with 65 knockouts, 19 losses and 5 draws. Butterbean currently resides in Jasper, Alabama where he owns a restaurant, Mr Bean BBQ. Known as the "King of the 4 rounders", Butterbean developed a cult following after he burst onto the Toughman Contest scene in Texarkana, AR before entering the world of professional boxing in 1994. He was a five time World Toughman Heavyweight Champion with a record of 56-5 with 36 knockouts (not counted towards pro career).

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