“This Is Going to Be Iconic”: Jay Cutler Predicts Historical Feat for Phil Heath After Rumors About His Comeback Surfaces

Published 01/17/2023, 7:00 AM EST

Bodybuilders Jay Cutler and Phil Heath have known each other for decades. From being rivals to friends, the two have traveled a long way. Heath was 23 years old, making his debut at 2003 NPC Northern Colorado when he, for the first time, came across Cutler. His industry senior, Cutler, then 29, had just won his second straight Arnold Classic. In the following years, the two again reunited for face-offs.

Dethroning Cutler from the winner’s title back in 2011, Heath emerged as the new bodybuilding champion. A title that he will eventually keep for himself for the next seven years. Now, hinting at a possible comeback, good friend Cutler hints at something fans have been waiting to hear for a long time.

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Jay Cutler drops major hints at Phil’s possible future 

A native of Seattle, The Gift won Mr. Olympia every year from 2011 to 2017. Known for his insane size and ripped body, it’s been years since he participated in the sport. Fans always anticipated his return. However, he has not been competing since 2020.

However, in a recent video posted, major hints of Heath returning were dropped. Good friend Jay Cutler assures that Heath will secure his 8th Mr. Olympia win. Spotting the two legends together as Cutler was asked, “so you’re going to train off Phil for his comeback?” the latter was quick to respond. 

Showing eight figures up towards the camera, Phil was initially clueless about what his friend tried to imply. As he asks, “What does that mean?” the realization soon hits him. Jay looks confident, though he makes no further comments or shares more details. Making his point clear, he adds, “take this picture; this is going to be an iconic picture in time.”

Is Phil Heath all set for the return?

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Even though Phil has not participated in the Mr. Olympia event since 2020, he kept his physique in the best form. There were always rumors that Heath would return, but it was never confirmed. Thus, with the recent video, Heath might have teased a return to claim back his Shadow Trophy. Phil earlier shared the video on his Instagram story. Even though the story stands removed, the video has been captured by various YouTube channels.

 

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The debates surrounding Phil’s return are thus doing the rounds. Will Phil have an Arnold-like moment? Will he, like Schwarzenegger, make a comeback and claim what was long due? Do share your thoughts in the comments section below!

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Mubhaswara Ahamed

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Mubhaswara Ahamed is currently working as a US Sports Author for Essentially Sports. She completed her Grad degree in English Literature from Calcutta University. Mubhaswara was introduced to the world of sports by her father.

Edited By: Simar Singh Wadhwa

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