“Shredded Beyond Human Form”: Legend Who Pioneered the Mass Monsters Era Leaves Bodybuilding World Jaw-Dropped With His Crazy Throwback Physique

Published 04/09/2023, 1:00 PM EDT

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The British bodybuilding icon Dorian Yates is one of the most staunch bodybuilders of all time. With his ripped physique and meticulous persona, the mass monster dominated the bodybuilding circuit in the 1990s. Now, it’s been over two decades since the 6x Mr. Olympia champion left his beloved arena of bodybuilding, but his stringent persona still is the epitome of idol stature within the fitness community. Now, to cause a splash among his fandom, the 60-year-old recently shared a picture from his heydays and left the bodybuilding fraternity to ponder over his incredible musculature.

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In 1991, the English bodybuilder made it to the center of the spotlight by standing atop the podium at the Night of Champions event, held at Beacon Theatre in Manhattan, New York. With his momentous victory, Yates ushered his journey toward becoming the dominant force in the era of mass monsters. Now, over three decades later, the bodybuilding beast rendered his fans in utter nostalgia by sharing a glimpse of his stringent physique that he flaunted on the stage of the Night of Champions. Nonetheless, the 6x Mr. Olympia’s fandom has nothing but a treasure trove of applause for the bodybuilder.

Fans went gaga over Dorian Yates’ throwback picture

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In his latest Instagram post, the 60-year-old shared an old picture of himself posing on the stage of the Night of Champions. Captioning the post, the bodybuilder penned, “The 1991 Night of Champions!”. He further added, “This was roughly my 8th year into training and my full focus was bodybuilding. It’s often said and perhaps rightly so that you shouldn’t put all your eggs into one basket. But in my case, I had one egg and one basket! I always knew that something good would come from bodybuilding, it changed my life!”.

Following this, netizens flocked to the comment section to express their regard for the legend. Fans penned…

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Wow!!! Absolutely phenomenal condition!!! Never to be seem again!!!!

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Compliments like, “One of the best to ever step on the stage”, “ripped like that , just isn’t anything you see now”, and “The best muscle quality in bodybuilding history” brimmed the comment section to the hilt. One fan even suggested, “All bodybuilders should use this pic as a reference on how to look dialed in for a show”, while another stated, “the best of the best”.

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While one called Yates “Legend”, another gave him the tag of “best bodybuilder of all time”. Clearly, Yates caused a stir among the social media cult through his throwback picture. More so, with his commendable posing routine, he even took all the social media brownie points and rendered his fans astounded with his front and back lateral spread bodybuilding pose. The 6x Mr. Olympia indeed ruled the bodybuilding realm during his prime days, don’t you think?

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Purva Jain

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