08/07/2013 03:48 pm ET

James ‘Tigermonkey' Isaacs, World Thumb Wrestling Champion, Describes Rigorous Training (VIDEO)

American thumb wrestler extraordinaire James ‘Tigermonkey’ Isaacs was recently named the World Thumb Wrestling Champion after an intense playoff competition at a packed tavern in Lowestoft, England.

Isaacs, the first American to win the competition, joined HuffPost Live Tuesday to discuss his recent victory, how it feels to be named world champion, and how he prepared for the tournament.

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