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OVERTURN IN PROFESSIONAL BODYBUILDING.
HOW US „FEDERATIONS“ LOOK LIKE. WBF OF VINCE MC. MAHON.
The World Bodybuilding Federation (WBF) was a private bodybuilding organization founded in 1990 by VINCE MC. MAHON (Vincent Kennedy Mc. Mahon) in the US. VINCE MC. MAHON created the WBF as a commercial competition to the long established IFBB company owned by BEN WEIDER.
MC. MAHON presented a bodybuilding magazine called „Bodybuilding Lifestyles“. He hired famed bodybuilding personality TOM PLAZ to oversee the publication. After 1990 „Joe Weider‘s OLYMPIA“ in Chicago booth handed out press releases announcing the WBF's formation. MC. MAHON stated that the WBF would "revamp professional bodybuilding with dramatic new events and the richest prize money in the history of the sport." TOM PLATZ wsa announced as the Director of Talent Development for the organization.
ATTACKING WEIDER BROTHERS.
In 1991 in the WBF of VINCE MC. MAHON had signed thirteen competitors (all famous IFBB Professionals) to long-term contracts: AARON BAKER, MIKE CHRISTIAN, VINCE COMERFORD, DAVID DEARTH, BERRY DEMEY, JOHNNIE MORANT, DANNY PADILLA, TONY PEARSON, JIM QUINN, MIKE QUINN, EDDIE ROBINSON, GARY STRYDOM AND TROY ZUCCOLOTTO. This made nearly a catastrophy for the WEIDER brother‘s „Joe Weider‘s OLYMPIA“commercial contest that year.
The Winner of the both VINCE‘S MC. MAHON events was GARY STRYDOM (1991, 1992).
BUSINESSMAN STEPPS BACK.
In 1992 MC. MAHON made another try and it was a deal with LOU FERRIGNO, to bring him in as a competitor. After the 1992 VINCE‘S MC. MAHON event received a low buyrate, he called the owners of IFBB and announced that the WBF was disbanding.
The WEIDER brothers let all bodybuilders come back and even to participate in their contests, bet they never let them to take high places at the contests again.