Tragedy has once more struck the bodybuilding world … former Mr. Universe, Shaun ‘Dinosaur’ Davis, has handed away on the age of 57.
The reason for demise is unknown presently.
Davis’s good friend, Kuldeep Bhardwaj, confirmed the stories of Davis’ demise on Fb, sharing a photograph of the British bodybuilder.
“I’m completely devastated,” Bhardwaj mentioned within the FB publish.
“Relaxation in Peace my good friend you was a real inspiration proper from the day I met you at college, by way of your wonderful bodybuilding years and after. Your smile and laughter might be missed.”
Davis, a large man at 334 lbs., had an amazing profession, profitable a number of competitions together with the distinguished Mr. Universe title in 1996.
He additionally gained Mr. UK, Mr. Europe, Mr. Professional Universe and Mr. Britain, amongst others.
Davis was compelled to retire after battling kidney points … and even acquired a transplant in 2009 after three years of dialysis.
Tributes from followers are flooding social media, with followers sharing tales in regards to the larger-than-life man who somebody described as a “fantastic, inspirational individual.”
Sadly, a number of bodybuilders have handed away this 12 months together with pioneer Lisa Lyon, Neil Currey, Gustavo ‘The Freakin Rican’ Badell, and Invoice Graham.
Davis is survived by his companion, Helen Burrows, and their daughter, Harley.