Shawn Ray was blunt and honest… and ultimately right about Kevin Levrone.
Every week, Iron Cinema will connect you with Generation Iron director Vlad Yudin. Giving you unprecedented inside access to the creative process behind his the Generation Iron Fitness Network. Get a first hand look at the entire journey of taking Vlad’s creative ideas to the big screen – from stories on set of films like Generation Iron and CT Fletcher all the way to exclusive behind-the-scene looks at our newest GI news and films. This week Vlad brings back Shawn Ray on the show to follow up on his original Olympia predictions for Kevin Levrone and the reactions he received from fans.
When I last spoke with Shawn Ray he said a very controversial thing – without sugarcoating it he bluntly stated that Kevin Levrone was making a big mistake with his Olympia comeback. That he could get injured and would not place high. Fans reacted immediately and were divided on this opinion… but ultimately Shawn Ray was right. Kevin came in last at the Mr. Olympia 2016 and while what he accomplished is still very impressive and inspiring… it doesn’t change the fact that Shawn’s comments were completely spot on. Kevin did get hurt and he didn’t beat Phil Heath like many believers were proclaiming. That’s why I needed to bring Shawn Ray back onto Iron Cinema to follow up on the aftermath of his predictions and the actual results. You can watch the full interview above.