The character was Steel played by Shaquille O'neal.
Name the character:
This character known as Power Man was introduced by Marvel Comics in 1972. He was introduced during the time when movies starred to featured African American characters. He was born and raised in Harlem, New York. He gained his powers while imprisoned for a crime he did not commit and while in prison he volunteered for experimental cell regeneration. However, the controls are altered by his enemy and the treatment is accelerated past its intended limits, inducing body-wide enhancements that give him superhuman strength and durability. * " He is an exceptional street fighter and was a gifted athlete before receiving superhuman abilities. He has also studied martial arts under Iron Fist's instruction, learning how to couple leverage with his strength in order to increase his combat effectiveness against more powerful opponents."*
*info from Wikipedia