The Olympia weekend's prize money just got bigger, to an incredible $800,000, an increase of $45,000 from last year's prize money. And what does the winner of the 2009 Mr. Olympia get? $200,000 - currently of which their is no clear front runner, although Dexter Jackson has the title and will be defending it against a myriad of top bodybuilders, including Victor Martinez, Jay Cutler, Phil Heath, and Kai Greene.
Thanks to our friends at flexonline.com, who gave us the heads up of the total prize purse. It times of a recession, and some of the toughest days, it is great to see AMI supporting and putting more money into the best bodybuilding contest!
To purchase regular or VIP tickets for the Olympia, please go to this linkhttp://www.mrolympia.com/2009/tickets.html