After the 2015 Mr. Olympia


If you are an enthusiast of bodybuilding, you may know, enjoy, and appreciate the 2015 Mr. Olympia. The premier event of the world on professional bodybuilding ended last September 17 to 20 as the competition invades the noisiest place in the world in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The yearly competition rock bottoms the best of the best professional bodybuilders of the universe, all are striving to get the title for being the Mr. Olympia at the same time to receive the price of $275,000. The great, legendary and the best competitor Phil Heath are looking forward last year to win his fifth consecutive straight by putting him under the upper level along with the legends of the same sport such as the eight-time winner Lee Haney as well as Ronnie Coleman. Luckily, he never fails the people because still he was the champion of the 2015 Mr. Olympia.

History of Mr. Olympia

Back in the history, the first competition of Mr. Olympia happened on September 18, 1965 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in the city of New York. The founder of the competition was Joe Weider who established the event to allow the winners of the Mr. Universe to keep their game and to earn more cash that effectively reclines the season of professional bodybuilding. Larry Scott won the first title for two consecutive times. He took home around $50,000.

The event was truly amazing that it arrives to its greatest popularity at the same time put in the landmark of body building film. The “Pumping Iron” featured some of the best buildup to the Mr. Olympia 1975 competition that was held in South Africa at the same time it was the period where Arnold Schwarzenegger and Lou Ferrigno launched their acting careers.

Who are some of the biggest competitor of Mr. Olympia 2015?

One of Heath’s biggest and strongest competitor was Kai Greene who unfortunately didn’t compete within this year, he made an announcement that he was actually banned to the competition for the reason of not telling the exact reasons why it happened.

In fact, the two has a history of rivalry. Heath and Greene fought for the position on the level during the 2013 Arnold classic Europe later that year and they went at it throughout the conference press of Olympia.

Here is some of the top 10 rundown of the list of 2015 Mr. Olympia competitors:

  • Phil Heath – known as the “The Gift”, he was the 4-time champion at the same time favorite headed for this year’s competition. He was a total package with a load and aesthetics to carry on his supremacy as the champion.
  • Kai Greene – even he was the crowd’s favorite, Kai was out of the competition for no specific reasons
  • Shaw Roden – he was a certified contender and known as the “Flexatron” who has the shreds and wheels to frighten the competition.
  • Dennis Wolf – he was the top 6 of the pinball. Wolf has already gained 4th, 3rd, 6th and 5th place to his last four competes.
  • Dexter Jackson –since 2008, Dexter “The Blade” Jackson already bouncing roughly to top 6
  • Branch Warren – subsequent to winning his two consecutive top 3 placing since 2009 and 2010, he was always struggling to get a competitive placing.
  • Mamdouh Elssbiay – known as “Big Ramy” has been cording together first place ends outside the Olympian stage.
  • Victor Martinez – considered as one of the grave and serious contender, ever since 2007, he was struggling to get the placing in the top 5.
  • Steve Kuclo – having a place in 2013 Mr. Olympia as the 14th, Steve jumped to the 9th place during 2014 competition.
  • Juan Morel – considering the strong quality of the top three finishers in the past IFBB shows, “Diesel” handled to squash into top 10 of Mr. Olympia.

Who is Mr. Olympia 2015?

After making the announcement of the winners of the top 10 to four, the crowd was left with three finalists, Dexter Jackson, Shawn Rhoden and Phil Heath. It was by the time very close.

With each pose Phil appeared to have the edge, still Rhoden seemed strong as well as Dexter appeared to be stronger with his every pose. After the host announced Shawn to be the third in the list, it was Phil and Dexter came down. That is the time when the tension increased at the same time the cheers got even louder and louder. And after the longest two minutes in the history, the decision was stated and Phil Heath became the only and first man to won the five Shadow trophies in consecutive row from the time when the great Ronnie Coleman did.

As the reigning 2014 Mr. Olympia, Phil Heath is not just a strong candidate but also an overpowering candidate to show again at the 2015 Mr. Olympia. The four-time consecutive winner is even now in his athletic superior at the age of 35, already made his journey in winning his fifth consecutive time as the winner.

It was a history making even when it arrives to winning the prize money for Phil, who already makes his record for the $400,000 victory this time. Heath, already beat out the previous 2008 Mr. Olympia named Dexter Jackson who was back then 45 years old and at the same time ten years older than the winner was.

In addition, that gave Heath less block for winning the title as he keep out great meaning with a solid and great core, helping him out to get the title he want. The win situates Heath in exceptional air as he carries on establishing his case for the best and greatest bodybuilder ever! Now, he has already made some effort and work to do if he wishes for to match the all-tie record of the wins of Mr. Olympia. Coleman and Haney have won the same competition once.

For those people who don’t understand why this competition is very meaningful, you can think of devoting all of your time for a whole year with only a goal of creating your body to its super build so for one night, you can say that you are the best in the world.



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