William “The Conqueror” Bonac has been an everyday fixture within the aggressive bodybuilding scene for over a decade. After ending within the prime 5 in 5 of the final six Mr. Olympia contests (2016-2021), the Men’s Open athlete’s newest mass-building replace may say he’s lastly able to climb the Olympia summit this December. 

On Sept. 18, 2022, Bonac’s nutritionist Chad Nichols shared an image on Instagram the place he stated the bodybuilder weighed 120.3 kilograms (265.2 kilos) on the finish of his coaching low season. (Note: Nichols appeared to make a typo with the exact numbers of Bonac’s weight particulars.) According to Nichols’ caption, Bonac’s preliminary low season physique weight objective was 120 kilograms (264.5 kilos).

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Bonac plans to take his newly-bulked physique to the 2022 Mr. Olympia this late fall. The contest will happen on Dec. 16-18, 2022, in Las Vegas, NV. According to NPC News Online, like a few of his friends in different competitions, Bonac earned automated qualification for this 12 months’s Olympia by profitable the 2022 International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) Pro League Boston Pro. In different notable outcomes from this 12 months, the Ghanaian competitor completed second on the 2022 Arnold Sports Festival to former Olympia winner (2019), Brandon Curry. 

As a bodybuilder, Bonac has been on the doorstep of greatness on the Olympia for a short while now. It wasn’t all the time this fashion, which could converse to his dedication and progress as an general skilled.

In 2014, Bonac completed in fifteenth place on the 2014 Mr. Olympia — his debut on the competitors. Just a 12 months later, in 2015, Bonac cracked the highest 10 with an eighth-place consequence. By 2016, Bonac had a top-five Mr. Olympia putting to his identify. That determine is kind of the place Bonac has hovered round since sans the controversial peak of his profession when he took house second place on the 2019 Mr. Olympia. Curry received that version of the distinguished contest. 

Here’s a rundown of a few of Bonac’s extra noteworthy profession outcomes thus far:

William Bonac | Notable Career Results

  • 2014 Golden State Pro (Men’s Open) — First place | First profession victory
  • 2014 Mr. Olympia (Men’s Open) — First place | Competition debut
  • 2015 Dayana Cadeau Pro (Men’s Open) — First place 
  • 2015 Mr. Olympia (Men’s Open) — Eighth place
  • 2016 Mr. Olympia (Men’s Open) — Fifth place
  • 2018, 2020 Arnold Sports Festival (Men’s Open) — First place
  • 2019 Arnold Classic Australia (Men’s Open) — First place
  • 2019 Mr. Olympia (Men’s Open) — Second place | Best Olympia consequence thus far
  • 2021 Mr. Olympia (Men’s Open) — Sixth place
  • 2022 Boston Pro (Men’s Open) — First place | Earned 2022 Olympia qualification with victory

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For Bonac to lastly stand on prime of the Olympia podium, he’ll have to beat a cadre of elite opponents. With two-time reigning Olympia champion Mamdouh “Big Ramy” Ellsbiay main an inventory of names that additionally options Curry, Nick Walker, Hunter Labrada, and Hadi Choopan — the Men’s Open division isn’t missing for top-notch expertise this 12 months. 

Such a discipline of athletes may make it powerful sledding for Bonac in Las Vegas. Then once more, with Bonac’s previous consistency within the account, this might solely be the culminating cap to an extended and winding journey. 

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