He earned his pro card by winning the middleweight division at the 1985 Amateur World Championships in Sweden.
In those days, the only road to a pro card was winning a World Championship — a national title wouldn’t cut it.
THE LEE LABRADA FILEBorn: Havana, Cuba: March 8, 1960Wife: Robin, married 1986Family: Three sons, Hunter (27), Blade (24), Pierce (21).
Height: 5’6”Competitive weight: 180 poundsPresent weight: 175 poundsMajor Wins:1986 NPC Nationals middleweight class1986 IFBB World Championships, middleweight class1986 IFBB Night of Champions (pro debut).
1988 IFBB Greek Grand Prix1988 IFBB Spanish Grand Prix1988 IFBB English Grand Prix1989 IFBB Dutch Grand Prix1989 IFBB Finnish Grand Prix1989 IFBB English Grand PrixPeter McGough is a legendary bodybuilding journalist, and former editor-in-chief of FLEX Magazine.

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