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Bob Cicherillo Displays on Being the “Voice” of Bodybuilding

When you might have a nickname resembling “the voice of bodybuilding,” it will make sense to be on a podcast. Bob Cicherillo and his voice has been heard on the Olympia stage yearly since 2006. He’s additionally been the co-hose of Professional Bodybuilding Weekly, his personal podcast, and Monday Evening Muscle. On this week’s episode of The Match Rockstar Present, Bob Chick was the visitor for host Isabelle Turell.

Turell began the interview by declaring that Bob Cicherillo is from upstate New York, which was a bodybuilding hotbed whereas he was rising up. A number of the names that he skilled shoulders with reads like a Who’s Who of bodybuilding.

“Danny Padilla, most individuals know because the O.G. Big Killer. Pete Grymkowski was from Rochester, George Farah the tremendous coach, there’s extra, however these are the highest names,” stated Cicherillo. He grew up admiring superheroes from Marvel Comics, and after getting a weight set for Christmas, he entered his first contest at 13 years outdated.

“I misplaced the present, which I’m nonetheless pissed about, however I gained three ribbons,” he stated. “They’d these ribbons for greatest bodyparts, and I gained three of them, which I nonetheless have, however I misplaced the present.”

He competed all through his teenage years, and ultimately progressed to the NPC Nationwide stage in 1987. Nevertheless, he confronted quite a few future superstars resembling Shawn Ray, Kevin Levrone, and Flex Wheeler, amongst others. So, he really didn’t flip professional till the yr 2000.

“I used to be simply pacing myself,” he joked. “There weren’t welterweight or super-heavyweight lessons again then, so everybody was a heavyweight that was over 198 ¼ (kilos).”

Nonetheless, he turned professional and competed for six years, successful the 2006 Masters World Championships earlier than taking the place in entrance of the microphone at that yr’s Mr. Olympia. The remaining, as they are saying, is historical past. He tells Turell all about that historical past on this hour-long interview. Catch each episode of The Match Rockstar Present each Saturday at 12 midday Jap time over at and the Wings of Power YouTube channel. Don’t neglect to observe @fitrockstarshow on Instagram.




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