The 2023 Xtreme Bodybuilding Pro took place on July 15 in Tijuana, Mexico, and served as a qualifier for this year’s Mr. Olympia contest in November. Competitors from the Classic Physique category put on a show for fans. This show served as a qualifier for the upcoming 2023 Olympia contest.
The 2023 Olympia contest is nearing and taking place November 2-5 in Orlando, Florida inside the Orange County Convention Center. It’s been more challenging to earn an invite this year as the point system was removed.
Fabio Junio Ramos Vale emerged with the victory after some close comparisons during prejudging and the finals. As a result of his success, he will have the chance to battle with four-time Classic Physique king Chris Bumstead later this year.
2023 Xtreme Bodybuilding Pro Winner
Classic Physique: Fabio Junio Ramos Vale
2023 Xtreme Bodybuilding Pro Results
- Winner — Fabio Junio Ramos Vale
- Second Place — Diego Alejandro Galindo
- Third Place — Jorge Herrera
- Fourth Place — Gabriel Domingo Hernandez Aguirre
- Fifth Place — Jorge Luis Guerrero Gallegos
- Sixth Place — Luis Roberto Valenzuela Ramos
- Seventh Place — Jose Alfredo Anaya Blanco
- Eighth Place — Fernando Bueno
- Ninth Place — Yashar Anbari
- Tenth Place — Jordan Tripp-Arthur
Vale dominated both the pre-judging and finals in this competition, securing his first IFBB Pro League victory in an impressive manner. If he participates in the 2023 Olympia, it will mark his debut on that prestigious stage. Vale becomes the third Brazilian Classic Physique athlete to qualify for the 2023 Olympia.
Meanwhile, Diego, previously competed in the 2022 edition, finishing third overall. To qualify for the 2023 Olympia, Galindo will need to compete in at least one more pro show, as only the winners earn their spot.
2023 Xtreme Bodybuilding Pro Scorecards
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