About Francisco ‘Paco’ Bautista
Born: March 12, 1971
Birthplace: Barcelona, SPAIN
Residence: Barcelona, SPAIN
Nickname: El Toro
Height: 5′ 7″ (175 cm)
Competition Weight: 269 lbs (122 kg)
Off-Season Weight: 1286 lbs (130 kg)
Arms: 23″ (59 cm)
Chest: 53″ (135 cm)
Waist: 37,5″ (95 cm)
Thighs: 31″ (79 cm)
Calves: 21″ (53 cm)
Originally from Barcelona, Spain, Francisco “Paco” Bautista (nickname “El Toro”) was born March 12, 1971. He has competed in the highest echelons of American bodybuilding by placing 20th in the 2002 Mr. Olympia and 16th in the 2006 Mr. Olympia.
Before entering the professional scene in the United States, Paco Bautista was reigning in the European circuit by placing first in two competitions in 1999, The European Amateur Championships and The World Amateur Championships.
After entering the IFBB pro ranks, Paco has found himself on stage with some of the biggest names in the sport at some of the biggest venues it has to offer. With 2 Olympia appearances and two titles at the 2006-2007 IFBB Grand Prix Spain – Santa Susanna Pro, with his dominating lower body, Paco only shows signs of continuing to climb the ladder of the IFBB.
In the United States, he placed 3rd in the Night of Champions competition in 2002 before competing for the first time in the Mr. Olympia competition later that year.
In 2013 he competed in the Arnold Classic Brasil where he finished 13rd. Paco Bautista is best known for his highly developed lower body.
Mr. & Masters Olympia Results
2002 – IFBB Mr. Olympia: 20th
2006 – IFBB Mr. Olympia: did not place
2007 – IFBB Mr. Olympia: did not place
2010 – IFBB Mr. Olympia: did not place
1999 – IFBB European Amateur Championships
1999 – IFBB World Amateur Championships
2006 – IFBB Santa Susanna Pro
2007 – IFBB Santa Susanna Pro