And now there’s 10. With simply over 2 weeks till the 2022 Arnold Classic kicks-off, IFBB professional Akim Williams withdrew from the competitors. Williams is now the fourth athlete to drop out of the competition that might be held on March 4-Fifth in Columbus, Ohio, on the Arnold Sports Festival. So there at the moment are 10 athletes scheduled to compete within the Men’s Open Division.
WHO IS AKIM WILLIAMS?
IFBB Pro Akim Williams, AKA “BK Beast,” was initially from Grenada and was born in 1984. He is knowledgeable bodybuilder with over 240k followers on Instagram. Williams now co-hosts the podcast Legends of Iron alongside powerlifter Nick Best and fellow bodybuilder Jon Andersen.
Williams is not new to the bodybuilding scene; he gained the NPC North Americans in 2013 and has since racked up a number of noticeable wins.
Williams has three large wins below his belt over the previous 9 years by profitable the 2016 Tamp Pro, the 2020 Chicago Pro, and final yr’s 2021 Puerto Rico Pro.
Last yr Williams landed in ninth place at 2021 Mr. Olympia, so we anticipated him to come back again hungry to show himself on the Arnold. Guess we’ll have to attend and see when he’ll be stepping again onto the stage.
Akim Williams Drops Out Of Arnold 2022
Muscular Development was the primary to interrupt the information of Williams’s withdrawal from the competitors. As of now, Williams hasn’t posted something about why he is dropped out. It would’ve been his fourth Arnold Classic had Williams competed subsequent month, together with his greatest end of Fifth place.
Williams is now the fourth athlete to drop out from the competitors. Last month, we reported Rafael Brandao withdrawing to give attention to Olympia, then information broke of Nathan De Asha and Mohamed Shaaban withdrawing on account of accidents.
Current 2022 Arnold Classic Lineup
The remaining 10 athletes are listed under in alphabetical order; if there are future adjustments to this roster, we’ll let you already know.
William Bonac – Netherlands
Maxx Charles – USA
Brandon Curry – USA
Samson Dauda – United Kingdom
Regan Grimes – Canada
Steve Kuclo – United States
Cedric McMillan – USA
Fabio Giga Rezende – Brazil
Justin Rodriguez – USA
Brett Wilkin – USA
We’re unaware of whether or not or not the organizers will substitute the now 4 vacant spots, however there won’t be many left competing for the title at this charge. We will hold you posted on the 2022 Arnold Classic and whether or not or not new athletes might be added to the lineup.
Who would you place your bets on to win the title?