Iranian Bodybuilder Hadi Choopan Upsets Big Ramy, Brandon Curry, Nick Walker and Others to Win Mr. Olympia 2022

Published 12/18/2022, 2:20 AM EST

Mr. Olympia Men’s Open bodybuilding has got their new champion this year. Hady Choopan from Iran is the new Mr. Olympia Men’s Open bodybuilding champion. He has defeated the reigning champion Mamdouh ‘Big Ramy’ Elssbiay who stood fifth this year. After a splendid on-stage display in the pre-judging event of the Men’s Open, Mr. Olympia 2022, the bodybuilders continued their excellent form on Saturday night’s grand finale.

Moreover, Big Ramy, Hadi Choopan, and Derek Lunsford were considered the favorites yet again after the pre-judging rounds. All the other bodybuilders gave some tough competition to the former top three. Let’s find out how they all performed.


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Hady Choopan won the title against all the odds

Mr. Olympia 2022 happened exactly as expected. All the 30 contenders happened to give their best. However, the top five stood out. The judges had to observe and were given a tough time before they decided to pick out Hady Choopan as the winner among the best professional bodybuilders around the world.

Hady Choopan was one of the favorites after his splendid show of high-quality muscles with excellent pose work in the pre-judging round. He continued to dominate in the finals as well to confirm that he bags the title this year. 


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Choopan has defeated some of the biggest bodybuilding former champions like Big Ramy and Brandon Curry to win the title. Moreover, he also managed to beat the former 212 Mr. Olympia Derek Lunsford, who stood as runner-up this year in the Men’s Open category. 

The incredible top 10 of the Men’s Open category, Mr. Olympia 2022

After years of hard work to emulate the art of posing and carving the body, the ten bodybuilders made it to the top positions in Las Vegas, Mr. Olympia 2022. However, only one of them stood as the champion. But the rest made a massive impact on the biggest bodybuilding stage and confirmed their names in the future of Mr. Olympia. 


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The top ten of the Mr. Olympia 2022 are as follows:

  1. Hady Choopan
  2. Derek Lunsford
  3. Nick Walker
  4. Brandon Curry
  5. Big Ramy 
  6. Chinedu Andrew Jacked 
  7. Hunter Labrada
  8. Samson Dauda
  9. Rafael Brandao
  10. William Bonac


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After two years of complete dominance by Big Ramy, the men’s open has seen some excellent competition. Iranian beast, Hadi Choopan, stamped his name in the history of Mr. Olympia with this outstanding win in Las Vegas. 



Kaivalya R Pillai

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Dr. Kaivalya R Pillai is a US Sports author working at EssentiallySports. An accomplished academician, he recently completed his doctorate degree in pharmacy.

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