By Shawn Ray
The IFBB Pro League’s New York Pro is rich in tradition, ripe with history and entwined with some of the world’s best bodybuilders! This show has been produced since 2005 by contest promoters, Steve Weinberger and Bev Francis of Powerhouse Gym. The show has had 3 future Mr. Olympia Champions development from here in the past 18 years while the show has moved around from Tribeca to White Plains to Teaneck, Tampa, Florida and it now back to Teaneck, New Jersey.
NY Pro Past champions include last years champion, Blessing Awodibu and those that came before him:
New York Pro Past Winners:
- Darrem Charles (2005)
- Phil Heath (2006) 7X Mr Olympia*
- Branch Warren (2007)
- Kai Greene (2008, 2011)
- Evan Centopani (2009)
- Roelly Winklaar (2010)
- Cedric McMillan (2012)
- Mamdouh “Big Ramy” Elssbiay (2013, 2014) 2X Mr. Olympia *
- Juan Morel (2015, 2019)
- Dexter Jackson (2016) Mr. Olympia *
- Sergio Oliva Jr. (2017)
- Nathan De Asha (2018)
- Iain Valliere (2020)
- Nick Walker (2021)
Bev and Steve have done excellent job of promoting the sports third longest running IFBB Pro League event which continues to play host to several different Pro Divisions and continues to serve as a Mr Olympia Qualifying event which sends its winners to the biggest show on earth!
Who will be the next champion and King of New York?
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