Brandon Curry Weighs Over 260 Pounds, Predicts Another Olympia Victory
The former Olympia champ appears primed to retake the title.
Compared to a few of his friends, Brandon Curry’s strategy to sharing updates on his progress in preparation for the 2022 Mr. Olympia is a bit more discrete. The 2019 Olympia winner could share occasional tidbits from his training, like different high bodybuilders, however he hasn’t been one to commonly disclose many concrete notes about his physique through the 2022 calendar yr. With the following iteration of the competition looming on Dec. 16-18, 2022, in Las Vegas, NV, the elite bodybuilder set the desk for the place he stands.
On Nov. 28, 2022, throughout an look on a podcast with Fouad Abiad Media, Curry mentioned expectations for the 2022 Olympia. In the method, whereas he wasn’t particular as a result of he wished to “hold issues quiet,” the athlete famous that he weighed “above 260 kilos” on the time of the interview. Then, he broke down his outlook for the large December contest.
For probably the most half, Curry has stored his nostril to the grindstone in latest months. After profitable the 2022 Arnold Classic in March, it appears obvious the star bodybuilder stored his head down, honing his physique by strength-building and nutrition.
After revealing his approximate physique weight, Curry outlined who he thinks will end within the high 10. Unsurprisingly, the athlete has himself profitable for the second time in 4 years in Las Vegas.
Brandon Curry | 2022 Mr. Olympia Top 10 Prediction
- Brandon Curry
- Mamdouh “Big Ramy” Elssbiay
- William Bonac
- Hadi Choopan
- Rafael Brandao
- Michal Križánek
- Chinedu Andrew “Jacked” Obiekea
- Samson Dauda
- Hunter Labrada
- Nick Walker
While he has questions on his general conditioning, Curry seems to be a fan of debuting Olympia competitor Križánek, particularly. The seasoned Olympia athlete believes Križánek brings sufficient to the desk with different facets of his physique to shine.
“He’s [Križánek] so new, he’s a giant man,” Curry defined. “I believe he’s received to get his conditioning higher for this present, and he’s going to make an affect this yr … I believe his conditioning goes to be higher by the Olympia. I imply, he’s been weight-reduction plan for a way lengthy? I believe the separation in his legs and the form goes to hold him sufficient.”
As for his honesty about athletes like Walker — who enters the 2022 Olympia riding a wave of hype — Curry thinks “The Mutant” hasn’t improved sufficient from his fifth-place debut on the 2021 iteration.
“To me, he [Walker] seems to be much like final yr’s pre-tanner,” Curry mentioned. “[When] you set the tanner on him, I believe he’ll look much like final yr. I don’t assume there’s a dramatic distinction. I do know he’s going to be onerous and conditioned.”
Ultimately, Curry thinks comparisons to Walker’s on-stage rivals will probably be a major problem to his Olympia probabilities.
“His [Walker] factor is, what number of comparisons are they going to place him by?” Curry maintained. “That’s going to be the Achilles heel for him. I believe the extra comparisons he [Walker] has to undergo, the extra he’ll begin to fade.”
With roughly solely two weeks to go earlier than the 2022 Olympia on the time of this writing, Curry will quickly unveil the physique he’s been retaining beneath wraps. Whether he makes good on his predictions — particularly in capturing a second profession Olympia title — is one thing the bodybuilding world will solely know when this former champion returns to the stage.
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