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The Item: Pro Seminar, Career Updates, Special Appearances, Legends Update, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup

The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had recent career updates or will make guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup includes an Englishman and a huntsman who fight animals on physique stages and in the untamed wilderness.

The "So What?": This weekend, 6-time Mr. Olympia IFBB Pro Dorian Yates will appear at the 2011 NPC Branch Warren Classic Bodybuilding Championships (July 16). United Kingdom bodybuilding legend Yates will host a seminar at the event in Spring, Texas, promoted by IFBB Pro Branch Warren, winner of the Arnold Sports Festival's 2011 IFBB Pro Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Bodybuilding Championships.

Reportedly, the Texan, an avid hunter, plans to take the Englishman hog hunting during his visit to the States. Yates has recently been seen giving training, nutrition and supplementation advice via webinars on a site that also hosted online seminars with classic-physique icon and MUSCLE INK Magazine cover athlete IFBB Pro Francis Benfatto; veteran competitors like IFBB Pro Toney Freeman and IFBB Pro Troy Alves; and IFBB Hall of Fame athletes like IFBB Pro Flex Wheeler, IFBB Pro Kevin Levrone, IFBB Pro Shawn Ray and 1983 Mr. Olympia IFBB Pro Samir Bannout.

Andrew Oye's Verdict: Branch Warren has a lot on his plate -- between guest-posing gigs, promoting his contest, and prepping for Joe Weider's Olympia Weekend (September 16), where he'll be hunting beasts like IFBB Pro Phil Heath, IFBB Pro Dennis Wolf, IFBB Pro Dexter Jackson, IFBB Pro Ronny Rockel and, of course, the main target -- 4-time Mr. Olympia IFBB Pro Jay Cutler.

At the age of 49 and about 14 years removed from his competitive prime in the IFBB Pro League (1990-1997), Dorian Yates claims he currently weighs an impressive 260 lbs. In his webinar, the UK gym owner listed Branch Warren as a contemporary bodybuilder whose work ethic impresses him. Perhaps this is what bonds the two, because Yates was also regarded for his intense, blood-and-guts training style back in his heyday.

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