Monday, February 27, 2012

Marcus Haley American Bodybuilder

Famous Bodybuilder Marcus Haley
Marcus Haley

About Marcus Haley : Marcus Haley (born Marcus Haley October 5, 1972 in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.) is an IFBB American bodybuilder. He most referred as Haley's Comet. Before touching weights, Marcus was taking care of his four little brothers while his mother was fighting a bout of drug abuse. An outstanding running back and defensive back at Pahrump High School, he earned a scholarship to Dakota Weslayan University. He attended Dakota Weslayan University for two years, but after encountering a lot a racism he returned home. Haley admits that he always looked up to Shawn Ray and Mike Ashley as a youth. While in Las Vegas, Haley started training at Golds gym and met a female bodybuilder named Gabby. His first show was the Golds Gym Classic in Las Vegas. Not knowing how to diet, he ate hamburger patties from Mcdonalds. Carb loading was done with rice and french fries. He placed third in the show. He earned his IFBB pro card by placing 1st in the Super Heavyweight division in the 2005 USA Bodybuilding/Figure Championships. He was outdone by Phil Heath, who won the overall in that show.

Marcus Haley Bodybuilder

In 2007, he entered the Ironman Pro and placed 5th, which gives him is first bid at the 2007 Mr. Olympia. As well as his 2007 Arnold Classic placing, Haley won the "Best Poser" award. Haley currently resides in Tampa with his fiancee Tiffany Leonard.

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