Jim Manion Breaks Silence – Explains NPC/IFBB Amateur Break-Up

DigitalMuscle.com Exclusive! – In a historic meeting held during Olympia Weekend, NPC President Jim Manion met with IFBB Amateur President Rafael Santonja to inform him that the NPC has decided to end its long standing relationship with the IFBB. As rumors circulated, confusion set in as the industry questioned how the split would impact competitors in the U.S. and abroad. For the first time since the news broke, Mr. Manion did a brief interview to clarify the story, in his own words. (Interview conducted in Venice Beach by DigitalMuscle.com Senior Producer Dave Bourlet)