Looking Back: A Young Dennis James competing with NABBA

Looking Back: Dennis James - NABBA

Looking Back: Dennis James – NABBA

There are a number of bodybuilding organizations all over the world. Some start and end up disappearing and others manage to continue to grow and gain a lot of popularity with a number of athletes.

Basically, the two big federations are IFBB and NABBA.

Now, when you look back at the history of the sport, a number of Mr. Olympia winners and former great IFBB champions all started their career with the famous NABBA association.

Names such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Frank Zane, Lou Ferrigno, Samir Bannout, Lee Priest and much much more have had great success with NABBA.

Today we look back at Dennis James way back in 1993 when he was competing with the NABBA organization. As we mentioned, NABBA was always a springboard for a number of IFBB stars and Dennis James was one of them.

Dennis had some great posing routines and knew how to get the fans behind him.

The overall condition of Dennis James was fantastic, just one look at his face and you will see to what he went through to get ready for a show.

NABBA competition history
1993 NABBA Mr. Universe, Medium-Tall, 4th
1994 NABBA Mr. Universe, Medium-Tall, 2nd
1995 NABBA Mr. Universe, Medium-Tall, 1st
1996 NABBA Universe – Pro, 2nd