Milos Sarcev is a well-respected coach within the sport of bodybuilding as a result of he was one of many extra revered opponents himself within the 90’s and 2000’s. All of that have helped him develop eye for what opponents ought to seem like. That’s the reason he was working with each Samson Dauda and Regan Grimes on the 2022 Arnold Basic in Columbus, Ohio in early March. Brandon Curry won that contest, however Sarcev instructed James that he felt Curry wasn’t as massive as he had been in previous showings.
“He was the smallest I had seen him, and he wasn’t within the best situation,” Sarcev mentioned on The Menace Podcast. “He was in situation, however not the situation that wins the Arnold Basic or the Olympia.”
Milos Sarcev spoke far more positively about runner-up William Bonac, who had received two Arnold Classics already in his profession. Sarcev felt that “The Conqueror” ought to have three of these trophies on his mantle.
“Bonac then again, introduced that mass that he had a few years in the past that he had misplaced,” he mentioned. “For me, there was little doubt that William received that present.”
What Milos Sarcev was actually hoping for was Dauda being positioned subsequent to Curry in comparisons. Dauda got here in fourth place at that contest, however Sarcev felt he had the physique to face subsequent to anybody on that stage, together with the champion.
“Samson had the instruments to combat him on an aesthetic standpoint, muscle for muscle, form, and pose for pose. They simply didn’t give him that probability.”
As for his different athlete in that present, Regan Grimes completed in seventh place. Sarcev admitted that the outcomes that have been proven onstage have been a lot completely different than they anticipated main as much as the present.
“Regan wasn’t in situation like we had him final yr. I’m the primary one that can say that. He was lacking situation and element,” admitted Sarcev. He mentioned that wasn’t the one concern that Grimes needed to cope with.
“The plan was that he landed (in Las Vegas) on December thirteenth, and we begin coaching. Then, on December twenty fourth, I received Covid,” he revealed. Grimes would check optimistic for the coronavirus shortly after, and the remainder of his prep was met with inconsistent outcomes,
“I couldn’t prepare him laborious. He was fatigued and exhausted,” mentioned Sarcev. “I couldn’t simply get his physique to reply.”
Sarcev and James broke down the remainder of the Arnold lineup and talked concerning the Boston Professional as nicely, which was received by Bonac. Catch episodes of The Menace Podcast each week over on the Muscle & Fitness YouTube channel.