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Top 5 Bodybuilders who are the Biggest Competitors of Ronnie Coleman


Ronnie Dean Coleman is one of the greatest bodybuilders of all the time in the history of the world. He was the professional bodybuilder who held the record to be Mr. Olympia title for about 8 consecutive years. Despite, he also holds many other bodybuilding titles. With the height of 5 feet 9 inches and 300 lbs weight, there are no such many bodybuilders who can compete with the Ronnie Coleman.

Ronnie Coleman retired from the professional bodybuilding in 2007. He launched his own nutrition company after his retirement. But we have top 5 professional bodybuilders which may have more body than that of Ronnie Coleman.

Gunter Schlierkamp

The Gentle Giant bodybuilder was born in Nordrhein-Westfalen in Germany. He started his career as a professional bodybuilder in 1996 when he moved to the United States in 1996. He was just over than the Ronnie Coleman because of 6’1 height and 325 lbs weight making him just heavier than that of the Ronnie. He beat 8-year consecutive winner Mr. Olympia in 2002 after training with Charles Glass.

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Martyn Ford

Martyn Ford can pretty much dwarf any other bodybuilder who stands next to him, he holds very large height which is 6’8. He was a very impressive thin young man, the young man started his professional career when he was training as a professional cricket player. He was badly injured which playing cricket. After that, he decided a new passion for him and started his career as a professional bodybuilder. He has more height as well as weight than that of Ronnie Coleman.

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Morgan Aste

He is famous with his professional name as ‘The Big Rock’. The French bodybuilder taking interest in the bodybuilding by imitating and watching his father.

He took his profession very serious in 2000 and started to take part in the contests in from 2003. When he was 31 years old, he has weight about 297 lbs with 6’3 height.

So he has won a large number of titles and considered as the strongest man in France in 2010 and 2013.
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Greg Kovacs

Greg is another professional bodybuilder who was born in Canada. He holds many titles during his professional career like ‘Strongest Bodybuilder Alive in late 90’s. According to Muscle insider, he has off-season weight about 420 pounds while weight sitting at 33 lbs at the time of the contest.

At his prime time, his chest was 70 while arms reached to 27 inches. But the strongest man passed in 2013 due to heart failure.

According to the sources, he took retirement from bodybuilding in 2005 to pursue his career as businessman and coach. He would be the best competitor of Ronnie Coleman.

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Lee Haney

Lee Haney looks very close to star bodybuilder Ronnie Coleman. He also holds 8 Mr. Olympia titles during his professional career. The legend man was also the first bodybuilder to surpass Arnold Schwarzenegger who held 7-time Mr. Olympia titles.

He also remained Mr. Olympia for 8-consecutive years from 1984 to 1991. He looks very similar to Ronnie Coleman as compared to the height which is 5’11.

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