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    Victor Martinez wins 2013 Toronto Pro Supershow




    After a long layoff, Victor Martinez finally won the 2013 Toronto Pro Supershow bodybuilding competition Saturday night at the Toronto Metro Convention Center. Martinez win qualifies him for the 2013 Mr. Olympia competition.

    Martinez was a favorite to win the New York Pro last week, but rookie Mamdouh ďBig RamyĒ Elssbiay of Egypt pulled an upset that surprised everyone when he won his first pro debut in New York. Martinez was lucky that Big Ramy didn't compete on Saturday night or he could be another playing field.

    Martinez is said to be 15 pounds lighter than his average competition weight and is still working his way back up after an arm injury sidelined him for most of 2012. Martinez last competed and won the 2011 Arnold Classic Madrid. He finished third in the Arnold Classic and fourth in Mr. Olympia, both in 2011. Martinezís highest honor came in the 2007 Mr. Olympia competition when he finished second.

    In the menís competition, veteran Martinez outperformed Fouad Abiad who finished second and improving Jon Delarosa, who finished fourth at New York Pro, took the third place this time. Rounding up the top five were Frank McGrath and Moe Bannout on fourth and fifth place respectively.

    The Toronto Pro Supershow bodybuilding winners vied for the Menís/Womenís Bodybuilding, 212 and Under, Womenís/Menís Physique, Figure, Bikini and Fitness title.

    Jose Raymond impressed the judges when he won his second 212 and Under competition title. Raymond won the 2013 New York Pro then the 2013 Toronto Pro follows just a week later.

    Check the New York Pro Bodybuilding Open winners result below.

    Menís Bodybuilding: 1. Victor Martinez 2. Fouad Abiad 3. Jonathan Delarosa 4. Frank McGrath 5. Moe Bannout

    212 and Under: 1. Jose Raymond 2. Mark Dugdale 3. Raul Carrasco

    Menís Physique: 1. Matthew Acton 2. Tyler Anderson 3. William Sullivan

    Women's Bodybuilding: 1. Jennifer Scarpetta 2. Anne Freitas 3. Rita Bello

    Womenís Physique: 1. Toni West 2. Cea Anna Kerr 3. Mindi O'Brien

    Figure: 1. Ann Titone 2. Swann Cardot 3. Natalie Waples

    Bikini: 1. Ashley Kaltwasser 2. Jennifer Dawn 3. Gigi Amurao

    Fitness: 1. Ryall Graber-Vasani 2. Michelle Blank 3. Nicole Duncan


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    Happy for Vic. But he's gonna need those 15 lbs for the O.

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    Congratulations!

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    Glad to see him back he's looking pretty good for all that time!

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    Team Vic !!! With or without the 15 lbs.

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    Damn! Talk about a quick bounce back! Good for him. Congrats.

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    Arm injury? I guess they can spin him being locked up any way they want

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    Quote Originally Posted by ozzy69 View Post
    Arm injury? I guess they can spin him being locked up any way they want
    Vic was locked up then suffered an arm injury later... supposedly while arm wrestling.

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    Yeah, Vic did't look to good when he got released from his 8 month lock-up. Then he got railroaded by those arm wrestling guys and got hurt pretty bad. I can't believe how quick he has come back....

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    Quote Originally Posted by BD Cool View Post
    Vic was locked up then suffered an arm injury later... supposedly while arm wrestling.
    I think that 8 months on Bologna sammiches had a bit more to do with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigrecon View Post
    Yeah, Vic did't look to good when he got released from his 8 month lock-up. Then he got railroaded by those arm wrestling guys and got hurt pretty bad. I can't believe how quick he has come back....

    Muscle memory. It doesn't take long to regain your form..I am happy for him. I always liked him, and surprised he never won the Mr.O

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    I like Vic, glad he won.

    Hopefully he can it all together and have a great Olympia, unfortunately he doesn't have time on his side like a lot of the younger guys.

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    He got dwarfed by rami at the New York classic then again who didnt.

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    glad to see him back,I always admired his awesome muscle bellies, didn't like the idea he might toss them away.