Iain Valliere gets into beef with Blessing Awodibu.
It seems like everyone has beef with Blessing Awodibu these days. The popular bodybuilding figure hasn’t even made his IFBB Pro League debut yet and is getting a ton of attention. This time it looks like beef has sparked between Blessing and veteran pro Iain Valliere.
Beef in bodybuilding is great. Why? It sparks a great deal of interest and gets people excited for for competition. Blessing Awodibu is proving to be the kind of personality that can drive interest and bring even more eyes on the sport.
The beef between Blessing and Iain Valliere was sparked by social media post below.
@blessing_awodibu going after @iainvalliere now…👀
Iain’s comment was on Blessing’s update (swipe); Blessing commented on the same post.
You can also find the individual photos in slides 3 & 4. Iain’s photo was taken at the 2020 Mr. Olympia while Blessing’s was taken at the 2017 Arnold Europe (where he earned his pro card.)
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The Bodybuilding Community Responds
From there a bunch of well respected names in bodybuilding began to chime in. Valliere’s brother-in-law and Classic Physique Olympia champion Chris Bumstead followed up.
Terrence Ruffin, another Classic Physique competitor, also gave his two cents.
Even Phil Heath got in on the fun.
But Blessing Awodibu wasn’t finished. He had even more choice words for Valliere.
While some people have been upset with Blessing Awodibu after this confrontation, it has to be noted that Iain Valliere did spark things with a critical comment on former’s physique. While Blessing may have been harsh in his comeback, the man is free to defend himself.
With the Indy Pro right around the corner, Blessing Awodibu will have the chance to prove if he’s the next best thing or not.
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