It's a tradition in Columbus, Ohio: Armwrestling opens the Arnold Expo on Friday and Saturday, and 2006 promises to kick off things in grand style as the armwrestling competition is set to bring in record numbers and top talent from around the world.
Leonard Harkless (center) makes Marcio Barboza (left) and Travis Bagent (left) street legal in the 2005 Arnold Armwrestling men's superheavyweight final. IronMind® | Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D. photo.
"We're really excited about all the European competitors who will be coming to the Arnold," USAA President Leonard Harkless told IronMind®. And there will be plenty of North American based talent too, with the likes of Tamara Mitts, Devon Bair, Simon Berriochoa, Gene Dunn, Vern Martel, Cobra Rhodes, Mike McGraw, Bob Brown, John & Bill Brzenk, Chad Silvers, Kenny Hughes, Travis Bagent, Ron Bath, Michael Todd and Brian Brandon set to pull.
The 2006 Arnold is March 3 - 5 and tickets are available through Ticketmaster, on the internet or by phone at 614-431-3600.
See you there!