It could be that he just has a large head, even without the fro. Wigs are not one size fits all. Most brands are fine if you have a smaller head or an average-sized head with short and/or thin hair, but people with big heads and/or thick, long hair won't fit in them.
Check out Arda Wigs with your boyfriend. Their wigs are sized larger to accommodate bigger heads and lots of hair.
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