Career Updates, Special Appearances. Legends Update, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup
Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" latest roundup includes a mix of IFBB Hall of Fame athletes.
The "So What?":
Over the weekend, retired IFBB Pro Shawn Ray hosted the NPC Shawn Ray Classic Bodybuilding Championships in Baltimore, Maryland, where the IFBB Pro Hall of Fame member also emceed his own event and the IFBB Pro Kevin Levrone Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to legendary 8-time Mr. Olympia IFBB Pro Lee Haney. Meanwhile, spotted at the IFBB Dallas Pro Bodybuilding Championships (an IFBB Pro Olympia Qualification Series contest won by IFBB Pro Steve Kuclo) Europa Super Show Expo: 8-time Mr. Olympia IFBB Pro Ronnie Coleman, IFBB Pro Dennis James (coach to IFBB Pro Mamdouh Elssbiay, a.k.a. "Big Ramy"), 4-time IFBB Pro Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Champion and retired IFBB Pro Flex Wheeler, IFBB Pro Lee Banks, and emcee and retired IFBB Pro Bob Cicherillo. Recent IFBB Chicago Pro Championships winner IFBB Pro Tricky Jackson was the featured guest poser at the NPC Utah Salt Lake City Cup Championships. IFBB Pro Timmy Gaillard hosted and guest-posed at the NPC Total Body Championships in Tupelo, Mississippi. Powerlifter and IFBB Pro Derik Farnsworth emceed the NPC Pacific USA Bodybuilding Championships in San Diego, California.
Andrew Oye's Verdict:
In addition to being a record-holding IFBB professional bodybuilder with 8 Mr. Olympia Sandow trophies (tied by Ronnie Coleman), IFBB Pro Lee Haney is one of the sport's most highly decorated legends on and off the stage, with other accolades such as the Ben Weider Lifetime Achievement Award, Arnold Classic Lifetime Achievement Award, Georgia State Senate Honoree, Chairman of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, and more.
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