The Ferrigno Legacy is now among the largest of all IFBB Professional competitions in the world.
Over 150 IFBB Professional Athletes from 20 different countries will compete at the forth edition of the show, taking place at Agua Caliente Casino’s “The Show” on Saturday November 18.
Many of athletes competing are at the elite level. Among them are names like Cedric McMillan and Mark ‘FLEX’ Anthony. Many other top Olympia athletes will participate as well, including Jose Raymond, Brandon Curry, George Brownand Katya Nosova.
IFBB Pro divisions include Men’s Open Bodybuilding, Bikini, Classic Physique, Men’s Physique and Women’s Physique. Pros will compete for $38,500 in cash prizes and all competitors will seek the custom made “Incredible Hulk” trophies. NPC divisions take the stage on Sunday November 19th and feature Bikini, Figure, Physique, and Men’s Bodybuilding in various classes and levels.
Lou Ferrigno, former Mr. Universe, and Mr. America, expressed his excitement for the show, according to PRNewswire.
“I’m so excited to be able to give back to the fitness community and now provide one of the largest fitness events in the United States. I’m looking forward to seeing everyone and showing the world a ‘Hulk Style’ fitness vacation experience.”
2017 will also mark the first addition of Ferrigno Legacy Expo called FLEXPO, at the Palm Springs Convention Center. This expo expands upon the Ferrigno Legacy and pursues Ferrigno’s vision through a massive 120,000 ft2 showcase of leading companies, exhibitions, celebrities, fitness fashion shows and six fitness sports with an additional 1,000+ athlete attendants.
FLEXPO is organized by navigable neighborhoods including Bodybuilding, Age Management, Extreme Fitness, Fitness Technology, Food for Fitness and Fitness Fashion. FLEXPO competitions are: Pole Fitness by Ms. Fitness Olympia, Oksana Grishina, CrossFit by Box Life Magazine, USAPowerlifting, Pro Deadlifting, Slackline and IFBB/NPC Pre-Judging.
The Red-Carpet Media Event on Saturday November 18th at 6:30PM will also boast many celebrities including: Shawn Rhoden, Dexter Jackson, Oksana Grishina, Rich Gaspari, Shawn Ray, Lexy Panterra, Sergio Oliva JR, PJ Braun, Tom Platz, Roland Kickenger, KC Mitchell “That 1 Leg Monster”, Lauren Abraham, Milos Sarcev, and Sabrina Martinez.