The 2019 bodybuilding season is arriving, and the 31st Arnold Classic can be a remarkable way to start. The lineup to be competing in Columbus, Ohio is a stacked one with three preceding champions within the lineup as well as top contenders from the 2018 Mr. Olympia. The winner of this event will upload his name to a set that consists of legends like Rich Gaspari, Flex Wheeler, Ronnie Coleman, Jay Cutler, and Dexter Jackson. The winner additionally qualifies for the 2019, Mr. Olympia.
Bonac is available in as the reigning champion and completed 4th at the 2018 Olympia. He’s packed on quite a few mass on that 5’7” frame so conditioning is going to be the factor that determines whether he can repeat. He must be on due to the men he stocks the level with.
McMillan gained this occasion in 2017. You may don’t forget his famous speech and Snapchat second with Arnold afterward. He became 3rd in 2018 and had a record of not being constant. Some suggest he’s keeping water and others he is dry as a bone. At 6’1” he’s one of the taller guys in the area.
The 2018 “People’s Champion” beat Bonac on the Arnold Australia in 2018 and completed beforehand of him on the Olympia (he was 3rd). Along with stepped forward definition, his arms are among the fine ever. If he indicates up at the Arnold as he did at the Olympia, it’s possibly over.
Martinez is the 2007 winner but was quiet in 2018. He might be the oldest man in the discipline and has the maximum enjoy as a seasoned. His presentation onstage is charming, and he has excellent form. It can be a count number of the way that mature muscle looks against the more youthful men.
If there was a Most Improved Bodybuilder award, the 2018 winner might be Curry. He went from placing at the lowest of the lineup on the Olympia to eighth in 2017 and fifth closing 12 months. He also has Arnold Australia and Brazil wins in his career. If the alternative men are off, Curry can effortlessly take a top spot and perhaps the win.
Lenartowicz is a dark horse on this lineup. He overlooked the whole 2018 season however changed into a Top 10 competitor at the Olympia the preceding seasons. His legs may be taken into consideration many of the quality within the lineup, and he poses with a traditional style. If he has the new mass to in shape his conditioning, he can win this.
“Kingsnake” is a man that usually appears to be inside the blend at the larger suggests. He received the Arnold Brazil in 2014. He has received numerous smaller suggests; however this will be his first, foremost title if he had been to win.
Williams hasn’t won a show but has been knocking on the door. He sports activities dense muscle, however, might be overmatched in a lineup of this caliber. He does entertain the crowd with his routines so he could be noticed.
The Great Britain local is also looking for win #1 however has been displaying development because he grew to become pro in 2016. Working with Chris Aceto, he looks to show up at the event north of 250 pounds. Sandoe is a past British amateur champion.
Dixon is a 212 competitor under everyday occasions but can be making the soar to compete against the big boys. He can be among the shorter competition within the lineup, but if he can stand out in a lineup like this, it could generate momentum for him that may pass on for the relaxation of the year.
At 24, he can be the youngest in the field and making his seasoned debut. Volinkin changed into the 2018 Arnold Amateur champion.
Brandao is a beyond Arnold South America Amateur winner and is beginning his second year as a pro. The Brazil native is sort of six ft tall and will be around 255 kilos. This is his first look on a stage of this magnitude.