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The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Competitors List, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup

The Scoop: Just Announced: Producers of the Orlando Pro Bodybuilding Championships just announced the competitors list of IFBB Pro League athletes that will square-off at the 2011 IFBB Pro Europa Show of Championships in Orlando, Florida (April 30).

Open Class Competitors:
IFBB Pro Khalid Almohsinawi
IFBB Pro Grigori Atoyan
IFBB Pro Lee Banks
IFBB Pro Clarence DeVis
IFBB Pro Oleg Emelyanov
IFBB Pro Floyd Wendell
IFBB Pro Marcus Haley
IFBB Pro Ken Jones
IFBB Pro Michael Liberatore
IFBB Pro Cedric McMillan
IFBB Pro Evgeny Mishin
IFBB Pro Robert Piotrkowicz
IFBB Pro Manuel Romero
IFBB Pro Jonathan Rowe

The "So What?": As reported in "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report," unlike last year, it doesn't appear that there will be a separate 202 Division competition at this year's Show of Champions. Up until about a week ago, IFBB Pro Cedric McMillan was not on the pending list of competitors. When he suddenly threw his name on the card, it shook up the order of the pre-show favorites among league followers. The accompanying expo's pro training sessions will feature retired IFBB Pro Kevin Levrone and IFBB Pro Bill Wilmore, plus many more.

Andrew Oye's Verdict: With the proper conditioning on his classic structure, Cedric McMillan is a front-runner. Many think he also has a physique on track to begin earning qualifications to compete at Joe Weider's Olympia Weekend and the Arnold Sports Festival's IFBB Pro Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Bodybuilding Championships, facing the likes of IFBB Pro Jay Cutler, IFBB Pro Phil Heath and IFBB Pro Branch Warren. Other top contenders in Orlando: Marcus Haley, rookie Lee Banks, who will make his pro bodybuilding debut, and Michael Liberatore, a Chicago bodybuilder trying to climb the ranks.

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