212 Bodybuilding Axed from 2018 Arnold Classic

After being axed from the Arnold Classic Columbus 2019 schedule will it likewise be dumped from Olympia as happened with female bodybuilding?

With little fanfare the 212 bodybuilding division was eliminated from the 2018 Arnold Classic roster. AMI now with total ownership of the Olympia made a similar move following the Arnold's lead when female bodybuilding was eliminated from their grand stage. While Wings of Strength chose to invest in propping up the female bodybuilding circuit even though influential individuals in the IFBB Pro League were publicly bad mouthing that division there is no indication at this time that 212 bodybuilding with the announced retirement of Flex Lewis will not likewise be retired in 2019.

The results of the 2018 Final year of 212 Bodybuilding were:

1. Kamal Elgargni, $22,000

2. Charles Dixon, $10,000

3. Samir Troudi, $6000

4. Davis Henry, $4000

5. Jose Raymond, $2000

6. Guy Cisternino, $1000