Arnold Winners Recap
Another year at the Arnold and new champions are crowned.
Despite the expo being canceled the hype was still there. In the Men's Physique division Two-time defending champion Andre Ferguson won his third straight title! former Olympia champ Brandon Hendrickson hoped to derail him but fell short. IN the Classic division it was certainly a tight race towards the finish. We had a three-way battle for first place; Terrence Ruffin, Steve Laureus, and Alex Cambronero were all battling it out, Alex Cambronero came out victorious. As for the main event; the favorite going into the weekend was William Bonac. He came out victorious and 50-year-old Dexter Jackson came second in his last season as a pro.
Arnold Men's Physique:
Winner – Andre Ferguson
Division: IFBB Pro Men's Physique
Turned Pro: 2014
Height / Weight: 5'9 / 195 lbs.
Location: New York, NY USA
Andre Ferguson topped a stacked field of 28 competitors to win the 2018 Arnold Classic Men’s Physique division for the biggest win of his career. Since turning pro in 2014, Ferguson, known for his phenomenal symmetry, has won an impressive ten shows and has taken second place five times.
Ferguson was always into bodybuilding but wasn't so sure about competing. With the help of a friend, they did a couple of shows together without really dieting and did surprisingly well. A couple of natural athletes, both ended up turning pro a year later.
Ferguson likes to train on his own now. He enjoys turning on some music and as he puts it, “getting lost in the weights.” Very goal-oriented Ferguson likes motivating himself by setting goals, focusing all his energy on them until they’re accomplished and moving on to the next.
Winner – William Bonac
William Bonac is an IFBB Professional Bodybuilder and USN international ambassador. He's worked extremely hard to build the physique he has today. He prides himself on his confident, down to earth attitude. This mental approach has taken him all the way to the Mr. Olympia stage.
Born: May 18, 1982 (age 37 years)
Division: IFBB Pro Bodybuilding
Turned Pro: 2012
Height / Weight: 5-7 / 235 lbs
Division: IFBB Pro Bikini
Turned Pro: 2016
Height / Weight: 5'6 / 117
IFBB bikini competitor who has earned victories at events like the 2016 South American Open Expo and the 2017 Tampa Pro
Arnold Classic Physique:
Winner – Alex Cambronero
Division: IFBB Pro Classic Physique
Location: Miami, FL USA