1985 Mr. Olympia – Lee Haney


Lee Haney Mr. Olympia 1985 Posing

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Lee Labrada 1985 Mr. Universe

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Lee Hany vs Albert Beckles 1985 Olympia Showdown

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• Lee Haney won his second consecutive Mr. Olympia title. Lee Haney (born November 11, 1959) is an American former IFBB professional bodybuilder. Haney shares the all-time record for most Mr. Olympia titles at eight with Ronnie Coleman.

Lee Haney shares the only other bodybuilding physique that truly impressed and threatened him. Lee Haney is a true legend with eight Mr. Olympia wins. A world record only to be tied by Ronnie Coleman years later.

During Haney’s time, there was barely anyone else who could be a threat to his superior physique. The 1985 Mr. Olympia contest was an IFBB professional bodybuilding competition held on October 26, 1985, at the Forest National Theatre in Brussels, Belgium. Total prize money awarded was $100,000.

Lee Haney – Mr. Olympia 1984-1991. Lee Haney (born November 11, 1959 in Spartanburg, South Carolina) is a former American IFBB professional bodybuilder.

Haney is the joint record holder, along with Ronnie Coleman, for winning the most Mr. Olympia titles, with eight. As the unprecedented winner of eight consecutive Mr.

Olympia titles, besting Arnold Schwarzenegger’s seven-file record, Lee is an icon in the fitness industry. Lee was the 1st 8 time Mr. Olympia and the youngest to retire at the age of 31.

Now retired from his historic body building career, Lee’s focus has turned to educating others. MR OLYMPIA 1984 Lee Haney Mohamed Makkawy Duration: 34:24. Mr Olympia 16,384 views. MR OLYMPIA 1985 Lee Haney Albert Beckles Duration: 39:18. Mr Olympia 11,322 views.

Read Lee Haney’s testimony in his own words as 8-time Mr. Olympia, Athlete, Father, Husband, and Man of God. Become a certified trainer with Lee Haney Become a certified trainer through the International Association of Fitness Sciences. In my opinion, this was the year Lee took “back development” to the next level after the Lion Of Lebanon Samir Bannout.

Over 30 Pics -> Lee Haney 1985 Mr Olympia DVD PICS (Drag pics to new tab and it will open to original size). 1985 Mr. Olympia Winner Lee Haney Belgium was one of the locations new to the Mr. Olympia event.

On October 26th, 1985, the contest was held just there at the Forest National Theatre.

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His bodybuilding victories included five Mr. Universe (4 – NABBA [USA]) wins, and seven Mr. Olympia wins, a record which would stand until Lee Haney won his eighth consecutive Mr. Olympia title in 1991.

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  • There’s a lot to like about Lee Haney’s Physique though his legs in comparison 2 the 90’s Pro builders are very small & of course his undies don’t show his gluts. Lat spread at start of pose ws poor & unbalanced

  • Lee was my favorite throughout the 2nd half of the 80’s.  His physique didn’t vary much during his string of victories, with the exception of his first victory in ’84 (noticeably smaller there) and the drug-tested 1990 Olympia.  Lee’s arms during the offseason were always larger & proportioned, but as he would cut weight for the Olympia, his arms would lose more mass than the rest of his body.  His biceps & triceps looked much fuller here in 85, so for whatever reason, they maintained their fullness better than any other year.  

  • @mikebryson apparently if your a haney fan the give you a thumbs down but it doesn’t change the fact that he won 8 staight Mr Olympia tiltes And Sandows all the way across his fire place…only ronnie can say that.

  • Every one thinks I’m a Haney nuthugger…I’m far from it..Haney in the gym did not look as impressive as guys like ferrigno yates coleman..etc..he never balooned up to 300 pounds off season…maybe thats da reasons he was able to keep his small waist.when da other guys had their GH guts sticking out….but when he stepped on stage no one could match him,,small waist..cobra lats..huge thick WIDE chest…he had a STAGE physique..that kicked ass!!!…NUFF SAID!!!!!

  • @collin355 because there big time juicers and they used to swallowing or injecting crazy amounts of drugs daily. But for the common hard drug free gym rat and even naturally gifted elite athlete. There actually a time line between supps that work and not B.C ( Before Creatine) and after. I’ve a noticed big difference though don’y I’ll be the Olympia stage any time soon lol.

  • @LVSWTZ the only thing that has come a long way regarding supplements since the 80’s is the marketing that they use to sell that crap..pick up a flex or musclemag from the 80’s and they had actual articles in it..today the whole magazine is 80% supplement adds.they even have supplement adds disguised as actual articles..the whole industry is a scam and I have had many pro bodybuilders tell me that over the years..I have never noticed a thing from supps..

  • @rudeboysw9 EVERYTHING CHANGES????…food has not changed…nutrition has not changed…and supplements are crap..a total waste of money..the only thing that has changed is the amount of drugs the pros use…Lee Haney…3ccs of deca in 91 in one week…Ronnie Coleman…7ccs of deca in 2001 in one week…NUFF SAID!!!!

  • @santiken give these guys a break…..this was 25 years ago……everything changes!! food, nutrition suppliments, techniques….at the time there was no one around who had seen a 245lb cut bodybuilder…….let alone a 245lb Mr Olympia!!

  • One of the greatest…no GH git whatsoever…to be truly impressive though, he needed bigger, rounder delts and that would have been a greater package than even big Ron Coleman.

  • If he came in with his 1991 ripped shaped combined with the fullness to his arms and legs he had in 1987, he could have won a 9th Olympia against Dorian.

  • Great video! I like picking bits and pieces and incorporating it into my own training routine! Keep it up and thanks for sharing:)

  • Perhaps the most balanced Mr.Olympia of all time;not a mass freak,but a symmetrical and aesthetic champion,with an excellent ”V” taper.

  • what the name of the song Lee Haney is posing too, can you please let me know:) I have a show in 18 day, I would like to pose to it myself.

  • Yea, it just took me right back to when we used to train big-time and Lee Haney was a demigod. So inspirational and powerful with that music. Thanks for putting it up, really enjoyed it.

  • Beckles looks amazing. How many of today’s pro’s could even dream to be competing and looking like him at that age.Couldn’t match Haney’s natural shape and size,but solid second.

  • Wo ist da die Gerechtigkeit?
    Mohammed Makkawy kommt auf den 2. Platz nach Lee Haney. Rich Caspari auf den 3. Berry Demey auf den 4. und und so weiter!

  • C’est à cette époque que les bodybuilders étaient les plus beaux, pas mutants, belle ligne, masse parfaite… depuis une vingtaine d’années c’est le grand n’importe quoi et de pire en pire… Des monstres…!!!

  • Was never a fan of gasparis physique but I have to say early on he had it. He looked great this year. Can’t believe beckles was still in that kind of shape. Lee was ahead of the bunch. Labrada came and spiced things up a bit. In 90 he had a shot with guys backing off on the drugs a bit out of fear. That didnt last long tho as they knew the physiques would suffer

  • I was there in Forest National/Brussels 25 october 1985,at the Mr Olympia,it was a great show,in the end i went backstage with a friend that was a fitness trainer in Dusseldorf(germany)and had my ticket,autografed by Lee Haney and Tom Platz.i still have the ticket,and lots of pictures from the contest,Bob Paris was in great shape,De Mey too,but the more impressive was Ritchie Gaspary,the man was ripped to the bone.

  • Гаспари д.б. вторым, как мне показалось, а не Беклз, которому из-за возраста присудили. Ничего не меняется в судействе этих конкурсов. Хорошо хоть призовые выросли вместе с животами )))

  • This look will become new standard in future Olympia contests. No more HGH stomachs. Look like Arnold Schwarzenegger, but with bigger legs.


  • Wait a minute… No guts?? What is this? Oh, shit. I forgotten, this is old school bodybuilding. Back before men went through pregnancy… My bad. sorry y’all. I was confused for a minute.

  • Just love watching these “golden era” videos… so much more aesthetic than today’s HGH/Insulin infested mass monsters. Haney is agruably the GOAT in my opinion.

  • Albert Beckles was absolutely amazing at 54 years old he was the runner-up in the Mr Olympia barely losing to Haney who was half his age

  • Today’s classic men’s physique is a throwback to this. I think it’s the way the sport is going. Maybe the deaths of the mass monsters of Dallas Mac carver and Nasser and rich piana and so on has a certain influence to what’s happening, personally I admire very much the mass monsters as I know how much work it takes to build that kind of muscle. I think for the most part, today’s athletes maybe are looking to pursue a different avenue. I’m still a fan of classic physique because it’s still bodybuilding to me but for someone like me training 25 years, I just could not and would not change my training style for anything. I’m 101kg when I compete at a height of 5.10. If I went classic I would have to be under 86 kilos! Quite a loss of hard earned muscle! You can even see with these guys and berry de mey weighing at 240 at 6.1.. If berry competed today he would have to be around 290lbs! Times have changed!

  • Back then life was soo good and simple… No hate no attitude nothing only love and respect…. Today’s generation should see this and act like those gentlemen’s. Wow these bodybuilders have a pure heart and soul…. Love and Respect them for how they were and how they treated each other on the stage…..

  • In all honesty the judging wasn’t that good even then and that definitely played into later poor judging. Berry should have won and Mike Christian should have been second. Lee was mainly just the biggest back, Beckles was great for his age but come on and Rich Gaspari might have been shredded but in no way a better bodybuilder than either Mike or Berry. Politics and bad judging was as prevalent then and played into the Dorian Yates era.

  • Golden Age of bodybuilding, aesthetics bodies, zero bubbleguts, absolute breath control.
    Just better times and better bodies.
    Greetings from Iquitos, Perú.

  • Lee Labrada and the rest of the guys posing down were True Physiques, there is no doubt that Old School Bodybuilders were the best.

  • ᏞᎬᎬ ᏞᎬᏴᎡᎪᎠᎪ ᴡᴏᴜʟᴅɴ’ᴛ ᴇᴠᴇɴ P͞͞L͞͞A͞͞C͞͞E͞͞ ɪɴ ᴛᴏᴅᴀʏ’s βᴏᴅʏʙᴜɪʟᴅɪɴɢ Cᴏᴍᴘᴇᴛɪᴛɪᴏɴs. O͟͟h͟͟ m͟͟y͟͟ b͟͟a͟͟d͟͟!!..I ᗰEᗩᑎT TO sᗩY, Lee Lebrada wouldn’t place in today’s ��C̤̈Ḧ̤Ë̤M̤̈Ï̤C̤̈Ä̤L̤̈ C̤̈Ö̤M̤̈P̤̈Ë̤T̤̈Ï̤T̤̈Ï̤Ö̤N̤̈S̤̈��

  • Lee was one of the greatest ever. He should’ve won the Olympia title several times. He had the best physique by far in nearly every competition. He has the body I strive for.

  • Benfatto très juste en cuisses, avec déjà des bras épaules fantastiques ;
    Labrada super massy, le dos est un peu juste mais bien quand même, il gagne et c’est mérité ;

  • This vid highlights the bodybuilding genetic pool weakness of the old days…more people from more diverse backgrounds training today have given the gym/bodybuilding gene pool more depth

  • when a former mr olympia emceeing the contest says this guy has got one of the best physiques ive ever seen…well that says it all

  • Labrada had a great physique. Beautifully proportioned, very detailed, excellent poser. Its a real shame that he was deprived of the Olympia because of the tilt to mass monsters.

  • Lee’s probably my all-time favorite bodybuilder. The funny thing is, a lot of todays pros look like that in their ‘amateur’ years. y’know before the ridiculous drug abuse. Lee obviously used a much more normal does of T and likely didn’t go crazy beyond that. It obviously paid off as he is still in great health and looks amazing for his age, which sadly can’t be said for a lot of the bigger guys. They take it too far today.