Bodybuilding Legend Ronnie Coleman Gives His Rivalry With Jay Cutler the Ultimate Two-Word Title

Published 10/06/2022, 8:45 AM EDT

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The name Ronnie Coleman is well-known in the bodybuilding community. This is because the eight-time Mr. Olympia winner has succeeded in leaving his mark on history. He was one of the best and most muscular bodybuilders of all time because of the way he trained even after injuries. However, until now, one man has given the toughest competition.

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It was non-other than the four-time Mr. Olympia winner bodybuilder Jay Cutler. The time both legends used to share the stage, their fans used to get insane. Now, after so many years, Ronnie recalled their rivalry by sharing a post on his social media handle. 

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Ronnie Coleman penning a heartwarming note for Jay

Ronnie Coleman took his Instagram handle and shared the pictures with Jay. He wrote in the caption, “My boy [Jay Cutler] & I have one of the Greatest Rivalry to ever hit the Olympia stage!! Comment below your Top Two at this years, Mr. Olympia… Yeah, Buddy!!” 

In addition, Cutler also replied to the comment, “That’s right.” The story behind their rivalry is interesting as their careers. When Jay Cutler became well-known in 2001, the feud started between him and Ronnie.

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However, Cutler finished first-down, and Ronnie Coleman won Mr. Olympia in 2001. When Cutler finally overcame Coleman and won Mr. Olympia in 2006, this rivalry had a different outcome.

Coleman continued to win every championship since he began it as a profession. Meanwhile, Cutler finished in second place in 2001. However, from time to time, Jay and Ronnie have added how the modern era of bodybuilding is nothing like what they had. 

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Ronnie’s retirement in 2007 put an end to the fierce rivalry. Even though Ronnie frequently defeated Jay in the Mr. Olympia competition. But Cutler never failed to pose a difficult challenge for him as well. Coleman became more motivated to win the contest due to participating with Cutler.

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Additionally, they challenged each other to play at a greater level and gave stellar performances in the bodybuilding contest. Since his retirement in 2013, Cutler has been busy growing his business of protein supplements for bodybuilding. On the other hand, Coleman is resting due to his several surgeries, which he went through a lot.

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Ishani Yadav

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Ishani Yadav is a US Sports author for EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of Delhi. Ishani spent her childhood playing baseball and badminton, which led to her passion for sports.
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