RoidVisor


Matt Mendenhall Has Passed Away at Age 61

Results 1 to 13 of 13
  1. #1
    United States of China
    ADMINISTRATOR
    The Admin's Avatar


    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    23,862

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    613
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    14,278
    Thanked in
    6,994 Posts
    Rep Points
    2147483647

    Matt Mendenhall Has Passed Away at Age 61

    Veteran bodybuilder Matt Mendenhall has passed away at age 61.

    It appears that bodybuilding legend Matt Mendenhall has passed away at the age of 61. According to sources, the veteran bodybuilder has passed away due to unknown circumstances.

    Known as the greatest Bodybuilder to never turn Pro, the Cincinnati bodybuilding legend Matt Mendenhall came to prominence in the 1980s showcasing an impressive physique. Mendenhall was regarded by many, including Lee Haney, as having one of the greatest physiques of the era. Over the course of 7 years, Matt Mendenhall appeared in over 8 competitions and winning 4. He finished competing at the age of 31

    Matt Mendenhall was also a personal trainer and made it his mission to help others get into the best shape of their lives. This is a developing story and Generation Iron will continue to provide updates as more information develops.

    Competition History
    • 1978 Mr Ohio High School, 1st
    • 1979 Teenage Mr Ohio, 3rd
    • 1980 Teen Mr. Metropolitan, 1st and Open winner
    • 1980 Mr. Ohio Association, 3rd
    • 1981 Mr Cincinnati 1st,
    • 1981 Buckeye Open, 1st
    • 1982 NPC Nationals, 2nd
    • 1983 NPC Nationals, 4th
    • 1984 NPC Nationals, 2nd
    • 1985 NPC USA Championships, 1st
    • 1985 IFBB World Games, 2nd
    • 1986 NPC Nationals, 2nd
    • 1987 NPC Nationals, 10th
    • 1988 NPC Nationals, 11th
    • 1991 NPC Nationals, 5th

    Attached Images Attached Images
    PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS



  2. #2
    Registered User
    CompoundLifts31's Avatar


    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Location
    The Sunshine State
    Age
    36
    Posts
    9,463

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    6,071
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    3,815
    Thanked in
    2,733 Posts
    Rep Points
    2147483647

    Quote Originally Posted by The Admin View Post
    Veteran bodybuilder Matt Mendenhall has passed away at age 61.

    It appears that bodybuilding legend Matt Mendenhall has passed away at the age of 61. According to sources, the veteran bodybuilder has passed away due to unknown circumstances.

    Known as the greatest Bodybuilder to never turn Pro, the Cincinnati bodybuilding legend Matt Mendenhall came to prominence in the 1980s showcasing an impressive physique. Mendenhall was regarded by many, including Lee Haney, as having one of the greatest physiques of the era. Over the course of 7 years, Matt Mendenhall appeared in over 8 competitions and winning 4. He finished competing at the age of 31

    Matt Mendenhall was also a personal trainer and made it his mission to help others get into the best shape of their lives. This is a developing story and Generation Iron will continue to provide updates as more information develops.

    Competition History
    • 1978 Mr Ohio High School, 1st
    • 1979 Teenage Mr Ohio, 3rd
    • 1980 Teen Mr. Metropolitan, 1st and Open winner
    • 1980 Mr. Ohio Association, 3rd
    • 1981 Mr Cincinnati 1st,
    • 1981 Buckeye Open, 1st
    • 1982 NPC Nationals, 2nd
    • 1983 NPC Nationals, 4th
    • 1984 NPC Nationals, 2nd
    • 1985 NPC USA Championships, 1st
    • 1985 IFBB World Games, 2nd
    • 1986 NPC Nationals, 2nd
    • 1987 NPC Nationals, 10th
    • 1988 NPC Nationals, 11th
    • 1991 NPC Nationals, 5th

    Bro, so many BBs have died within the past month. It's fucking scary.

  3. #3
    United States of China
    ADMINISTRATOR
    The Admin's Avatar


    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    23,862

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    613
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    14,278
    Thanked in
    6,994 Posts
    Rep Points
    2147483647

    Quote Originally Posted by CompoundLifts31 View Post
    Bro, so many BBs have died within the past month. It's fucking scary.
    yeah, a lot of people and young.
    PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS



  4. #4
    Registered User
    MindlessWork's Avatar


    Join Date
    Mar 2017
    Posts
    11,741

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    11,212
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    3,346
    Thanked in
    2,689 Posts
    Rep Points
    2147483647

    Mendenhall had one of the best physiques of the time and never earned a pro card...why is that?
    Show me

  5. #5
    United States of China
    ADMINISTRATOR
    The Admin's Avatar


    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    23,862

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    613
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    14,278
    Thanked in
    6,994 Posts
    Rep Points
    2147483647

    Quote Originally Posted by MindlessWork View Post
    Mendenhall had one of the best physiques of the time and never earned a pro card...why is that?
    I believe illness forced him to retire early.
    PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS



  6. #6
    Registered User
    MindlessWork's Avatar


    Join Date
    Mar 2017
    Posts
    11,741

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    11,212
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    3,346
    Thanked in
    2,689 Posts
    Rep Points
    2147483647

    Quote Originally Posted by The Admin View Post
    I believe illness forced him to retire early.
    Oh damn that's rough.
    Show me

  7. #7
    Registered User


    Join Date
    Feb 2020
    Posts
    1,157

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    876
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    728
    Thanked in
    479 Posts
    Rep Points
    19146412

    Quote Originally Posted by MindlessWork View Post
    Mendenhall had one of the best physiques of the time and never earned a pro card...why is that?
    Standards used to be higher

  8. #8
    Registered User
    MindlessWork's Avatar


    Join Date
    Mar 2017
    Posts
    11,741

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    11,212
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    3,346
    Thanked in
    2,689 Posts
    Rep Points
    2147483647

    Quote Originally Posted by Bft84 View Post
    Standards used to be higher
    True that...seems now just about anyone can get one pretty easily these days.
    Show me

  9. #9
    Registered User
    CompoundLifts31's Avatar


    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Location
    The Sunshine State
    Age
    36
    Posts
    9,463

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    6,071
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    3,815
    Thanked in
    2,733 Posts
    Rep Points
    2147483647

    Quote Originally Posted by MindlessWork View Post
    True that...seems now just about anyone can get one pretty easily these days.
    Go get one Mindless!!

  10. #10
    Registered User


    Join Date
    Oct 2019
    Posts
    145

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    94
    Thanked in
    67 Posts
    Rep Points
    2960683

    I trained with him back in 1980 for a few months...super nice guy...strong as heck...

  11. #11
    Registered User


    Join Date
    Feb 2020
    Posts
    1,157

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    876
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    728
    Thanked in
    479 Posts
    Rep Points
    19146412

    Quote Originally Posted by MindlessWork View Post
    True that...seems now just about anyone can get one pretty easily these days.
    I didnít say that and thatís far from the truth. Itís extremely hard and takes a lot of work and good genetics. Itís just not as hard as it used to be. For anyone who says what you did then go get one or stop saying stupid shit like that

  12. #12
    Board Rep
    BOARD REP
    Drugsgear's Avatar


    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Posts
    1,871

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    8
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    515
    Thanked in
    404 Posts
    Rep Points
    2147483647

    The circumstances still have not been clarified?


    We provide DOMESTIC shipping within USA
    Drugsgear.com
    contact me Dgear@protonmail.com


  13. #13
    NO LIMITS.
    SUPER MOD
    HFO3's Avatar


    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Posts
    10,954

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    2,948
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    7,003
    Thanked in
    4,100 Posts
    Rep Points
    2147483647

    RIP Matt had a great physique he was symmetrically balanced imo, and aesthetically his build is my preference over todays BB physiques

Similar Threads

  1. Legendary Bodybuilder Matt Mendenhall Passes Away at 61
    By BodybuilderZepp in forum Muscle Central
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 08-29-2021, 05:30 AM
  2. RIP Matt Porter
    By The Admin in forum Muscle Central
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 06-03-2019, 07:05 PM
  3. Matt Porter
    By Montego1 in forum Muscle Central
    Replies: 41
    Last Post: 06-02-2019, 07:20 PM
  4. RIP Matt Porter
    By drealdeal in forum Source Checking & Discussion
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 05-30-2019, 04:04 PM
  5. Matt porter
    By Sumner in forum The Pit
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-20-2017, 08:54 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Copyright© 2012-2021 Anabolic Steroid Discussion Forums