Dorian Yates, in my humble opinion, ushered in the mass monster era of bodybuilding (the picture to the left is of an earlier version of Yates). He was a great champion, having earned the top spot in the Mr. Olympia six times in a row, from 1992 to 1997.
Known as “The Shadow,” Yates was a beast in the gym.
His last win, and last competition, was the 1997 Mr. O, in which he competed with a torn tricep.
Dorian retired in large part, it's said, due to many acute injuries.
He's been outspoken on steroid use.
Yates now runs a nutritional supplement company.