Brandon Curry: “More Work” To Be Done to Win Back O Title
Going into the 2020 Mr. Olympia, the defending champion, Brandon Curry, had two targets. One was to beat seven-time champion Phil Heath, which he had by no means finished earlier than. The second was to clearly repeat because the winner of the Sandow. The Tennessee native went one for 2. He did place forward of Heath who got here in third, however he misplaced the title to the brand new champion, Mamdouh “Big Ramy” Elssbiay.
Nobody needs to lose, however Curry can see what occurred, and it serves as a chance. He might now turn out to be the second man to regain the title after he misplaced it. That feat has solely been pulled off by Jay Cutler in 2009. What does that imply for Curry? As he defined to Bob Cicherillo and Shawn Ray on the April twenty sixth episode of Monday Night time Muscle, he must go all on this yr, however those who have adopted his profession is aware of that’s one thing he isn’t afraid of.
“Simply as my bodybuilding profession has all the time been, there’s extra work to do. We’re strategizing for this yr to take out the champ for this yr.”
If he needs to defeat the present champion, he must do issues in another way this time round as properly. Regardless that the Olympia is in October, Curry is conscious now of what the general plan is to be his all-time greatest in Orlando, FL.
“The technique is to be larger,” he says. “The sport has form of modified the usual a bit bit with Huge Ramy. When he’s coming in, he’s gonna be massive. So to face subsequent to him, I simply have to deliver a bit extra fullness to the physique, nonetheless deliver the conditioning in tight, however going to be a bit extra fuller, downstairs particularly (his legs), and upstairs. I simply want to carry onto it so I don’t skinny out an excessive amount of.”
Curry talks about how he stays motivated, responding to followers on social media, the sacrifices he makes to compete on the highest degree, and extra. Catch this episode and each episode of Monday Night Muscle over on the Digital Muscle YouTube channel. Episodes air each Monday at 6 p.m. EST.