Updated: Friday, 31st October 2014 @ 7:13pm

'Yeah, buddy!': Bodybuilding legend Ronnie Coleman to visit Manchester on UK tour

'Yeah, buddy!': Bodybuilding legend Ronnie Coleman to visit Manchester on UK tour

By Ian Silvera

Bodybuilding legend and Mr. Olympia champion Ronnie Coleman will be visiting Manchester next month, while touring the UK.

The International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFFB) record winner is due to visit Manchester on May 25 at Hallmark Hotel.

The 48-year-old professional American body builder from Texas, in the United States, won the Mr. Olympia contest in New York and Las Vegas consecutively from 1998 to 2005.

The man goliath holds the most wins ever; a record 26 wins, as an IFBB professional.

Coleman holds several titles, including several international Grand Prix titles, the 2001 Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic title and titles from Canada Pro Cup.

He said: “I love England and my English fans that wanted me to come to the UK so you can.”

The Texan’s statistics are mind boggling.

He stands at a height of 5’11,” has an off-season weight of 150kg and a competition weight of 134kg.

Coleman’s arms measure an impressive 24 inches, his thighs at 34 inches and his chest at a whopping 58 inches. 

Coleman is coming to the UK on the back of his ‘Show Me What You Got Campaign’.

The campaign involves Coleman visiting various cities and finding individuals who enjoy weight lifting.

If you would like to take part, send a picture to: https://www.facebook.com/ronniecolem...cial2012uktour.

The winner from each show will be invited to the Grand Final and be titled COLEMAN’S CHAMPION.

All contestants on the evening will walk away with gifts and prizes the overall winner will get a photo shoot with Coleman and awarded a trophy and bag of Ronnie Coleman Signature Series goodies from the King himself.

For more information, visit: http://www.impactroadshows.co.uk/