by Christian Duque
This article isn’t as much about Flex Lewis retiring, as it’s about the failure of two bodybuilding divisions that are essentially separate from one and other. When the news hit that The Welsh Dragon was hanging them up, it sent shockwaves throughout the fitness industry, but it went beyond that. Unlike the current Open Mr. Olympia, Lewis did a fantastic job as the #1 guy in his division. He traveled the world extensively, going to meet-and-greets, huge expos, in-store appearances and posing seminars.