Standing Among Fellow Rivals, 330 Lbs Nigerian Bodybuilder Can’t Wait to Win Mr. Olympia 2023: “Just a Few Days Away”

Published 10/30/2023, 10:29 AM EDT

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In a few days, the 2023 Mr. Olympia is set to unfold. Despite some athletes dropping out, there’s a lot of excitement building for the marquee event of the bodybuilding world. Fans are eagerly waiting to see who will be the winner this time. Impressing everyone by winning the Arnold Classic title, the Nigerian Lion seems to be one of the favorites for this year.

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The bodybuilder is often admired for his deep passion and commitment to bodybuilding. Despite placing sixth at last year’s Mr. Olympia, Samson Dauda went back to the drawing board and ensured that he grabbed the title at the Arnold Classic stage. However, it does not seem like he is satisfied with that victory alone and wants to do even better this year. In a recent Instagram post, Samson Dauda showcased his enthusiasm for the upcoming competition.

Nigerian Lion shows excitement for Mr Olympia 2023

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Samson Dauda took to his Instagram feed and shared a post with his fans and followers. It looks like the bodybuilder is super excited about the Mr. Olympia competition. His caption said, “After a whole year of anticipation and preparation we are now just a few days away from another great Olympia battle I just love this Sh*t”

 

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The picture accompanying the caption depicted a throwback of sorts from the last Olympia, with Dauda himself, Nick Walker, current champion Hadi Choopan, and the likes posing during the event. Amidst the trip to memory lane, it also may be a sign that the Nigerian Lion is looking forward to getting back on the stage and bringing his posing game up to the mark.

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Earlier, he began a tough workout for his shoulder and stomach muscles. He showcased how these exercises were part of his immense effort to ensure a shredded physique before stepping into the Mr. Olympia arena.

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Samson Dauda tries to ensure the perfect physique

In the video uploaded on YouTube, Dauda revealed how this was a necessary struggle as the marquee competition was at his heels. “All right guys so shoulder session done and yeah we just managed to get through that one man obviously energy level is quite low so it’s all struggle to get through work out at this stage,” he said.

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He also detailed the importance of every session, adding, “We’re 11 days out from the Olympia right now uh every session it really counts for everything man we only go literally more or less one series session left.” What do you think about the chances of Samson Dauda winning the Mr Olympia trophy? Share your views in the comments.

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Divya Ghughatyal

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Divya Ghughatyal is a Bodybuilding writer at EssentiallySports. Holding a Master's Degree in Journalism, she has been an avid sportsperson since childhood and was a national-level Handball player. An experience of five years in content writing and her interest in sports inspired her to delve into professional sports writing.
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Abhishek Manikandan

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