It takes a champ to know a champ — and Ronnie Coleman sees one thing particular in Mamdouh “Massive Ramy” Elssbiay.
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Ronnie Coleman on Massive Ramy
Coleman didn’t mince phrases when he talked about what might be in Massive Ramy’s future.
“I received quite a lot of respect for Massive Ramy as a result of he’s an enormous man who trains onerous, works onerous, [and] is really devoted to his craft,” Coleman says within the video. “I believe he’s in all probability going to be the Mr. Olympia for the following at the very least three to 4 years [because] no person on the market [is] [going to] catch him on measurement. He’s simply too far forward of everyone proper now.”
In a latest physique replace, Ramy put his weight at 337 kilos — with abs — earlier than embarking on his contest prep weight loss program. That’s not too far off from prime Coleman, who reached 325 kilos within the low season.
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If Ramy had been to win 4 extra Olympias, that might put him at six altogether, tying him with Dorian Yates for the third most titles of all time. Phil Heath and Arnold Schwarzenegger every have seven titles. And Coleman is tied with Lee Haney for essentially the most wins at eight.
Ronnie Coleman’s 2022 Mr. Olympia Predictions
In a latest look on bodybuilder Dennis James’s The Menace Podcast, Coleman additionally gave his ideas on the 2022 Mr. Olympia as an entire. And very like Phil Heath’s predictions from August 2022, Coleman thinks the highest three from the 2021 Mr. Olympia will keep the identical for 2022.
In 2021, Ramy got here out on prime, whereas Curry took second and Choopan got here in third. Whereas Coleman doesn’t see modifications within the prime three, he says Andrew Jacked and Derek Lunsford have a shot at shaking up the highest 5.
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