Well, the Olympia is over and I have to admit that it feels really good to be eating again. Let's start with the Fitness Olympia. My wife Kelly Ryan has taken second place behind Marry Yockey in 1999 and then Susie Curry in 2000. Kelly won the 2001 Jan Tana by 13 points, won the Pittsburgh Pro Show by 17 points and actually won the physique rounds. So going into the Olympia she had some great momentum to say the least. To be totally honest and remember this is just my opinion as well as the opinion of quite a few other fans in the sport, I definitely without a doubt think Ryan should have been Ms. Fitness Olympia once or even twice by now! The videos do not lie nor do the pictures. Remember this is just my opinion. 2001 Fitness Olympia, no one can convince me that my wife didn't win! Her routine and compulsory were perfection. She does not have a fifth place physique! One judge even put her in sixth in the one piece, NO WAY! I have pictures from the comparison rounds so you can judge for yourself. Plus, if she was tied for second with Worth then why did she take third? The pictures will be online shortly.
The Mr. Olympia contest, what can say, I messed up. One judge said to me "I haven't seen you that small since 1991". I came in way to flat and depleted and as a result I was placed out of the top ten. I was ready on Thursday, Dorian had me the best I have ever looked in my career, ripped and full. But a few minor adjustments on Friday night and Saturday morning left me dehydrated and flat. I felt really sick and weak on stage. I was so dehydrated that the pads on the bottom of my feet were gone! As a result of dehydration I went to the hospital just to be safe and got 4 bags of saline solution pumped into me so I could speed up the hydration process. It probably wasn't necessary but I wanted to be safe and it made me feel better a lot faster.
I cannot believe that I'm still writing about this next idiot but I have no choice!
Once again I'm getting e-mails from fans showing me what that coward Sherry Kamali has written about me on his web site. Once again, I do not have the luxury of ignoring his ignorant, idiotic antics because I have not beaten him. Once again, I am responding to what Kamali has already written. This is a response not an attack so Sherry needs to get that straight right now. I wasn't ever going to write or say anything about that punk again until I read his web site. This guy is an endless storage shed of bullshit! His every word is an attempt to make himself feel more secure and to pump his ego up bigger than his distended belly. I have never seen a man kiss so many Asses in my life, it's pitiful! Kiss that ass Kamali!!
Let's start with his competitors review: What makes him think that he even has the right to critique the other pro's let alone the fact that no one cares what he thinks anyway. Kamali hasn't been around long enough to give an opinion about a fellow competitor. In every competitors review Sherri puckers up and gives a big fat wet kiss on every guy's ass. It's hilarious! Examples; Mike is a great guy, Claude is a genuine guy, Darrem is a nice guy, J.D. is one of the nicest guys I have ever encountered, Tom, you are one of the good guys, Gunter is one of nicest pros on the scene, Vince Taylor…I have idolized him from day one, and so on and so on. Jesus talk about a man on his knees. How do you look in the mirror bro? All this ass kissing is not going to make these guys like you; the damage has already been done with that big, fat, punk-ass mouth of yours. Stop copying Shawn Ray. If you hate the guy so much quit trying to be like him. Shawn is the guy Flex Magazine asks to give his opinion about our physiques, not you.
Kamali's condition was excellent. As bad as I wanted to beat him, I didn't. The guy came in looking good and his conditioning was excellent. Melvin Anthony also looked the best I have seen him. I knew back stage that both men would beat me. Of course Kamali review's me as being in the best shape of my life. Who are you kidding? I was flat as a pancake; so do not give yourself credit as beating me anywhere near my best. I have never been on stage against you close to my best and you know it. Even Jim Manion told me that I was way off and way too flat. We both agreed that the San Francisco Pro Show was the best I have ever been which was 11 pounds heavier. Then you go on to review Shawn Ray as being over rated, smooth and small. The man kicked Sherry's ass all over the stage. I can remember Kamali saying, "I'm going to do the IFBB a favor and kick Shawn Ray's ass at the Olympia". He didn't even get called out against the man and he still can't give him the credit he deserves. Kamali was standing right next to Shawn at the nationals and of course he didn't say a word to him. Sherry runs Ray every chance he gets in the magazines, publicly disrespects him on the microphone at bodybuilding shows, but will not say a word to Shawn's face. What a punk Kamali is!
Lets move on to the press conference. Kamali say's that he could have written a script of what was going to be said. Don't you mean that you could have written a script on what you were not going to say? You are a coward, so as a coward you planned on not saying anything, let's face it, you're just plain scared brother! The poor smuck (as you called him) that asked me "what's up with you and Kamali" was JR from Flex Magazine you idiot. What press conference were you sitting at Sherry? No one lost their mind let alone their cool. I answered his question in a very professional calm tone of voice. Quit trying to make people think that you even affect me in that way. I'll tell you exactly what I said bro, word for word.
"Kamali, I don't like him. He has a big mouth and he continues to disrespect the veterans in the sport as well as myself on a regular basis. I do not have the luxury Shawn Ray has of ignoring his comments because I have not beaten him yet but once I put him behind where he belongs you'll never here his name come out of my mouth again. If I had not lost the three years of training and competing he wouldn't even be getting compared to me. So I use his arrogance as a way to market my name even more". Then when Kamali was asked basically the same question, he stated, "Titus has tried to destroy everything I have worked so hard for in my career." I cut Kamali off and said "Who are you trying to kid brother with this nice guy act by saying I attack you in the magazines. I don't attack you, you punk. I respond to your comments. Quit trying to act like you have class all of a sudden. All these fans have to do is go on Flexonline.com and they can see how you call me a bald guy with a distended belly. I'm not the one". What I meant by I'm not the one is if this guy continues to disrespect me I'm going to basically crease his jaw, period!
A fan stood up in the crowd and basically told Kamali the same thing I said. I don't know what fans Kamali was talking about but everyone who was at the press conference I sat at cheered and clapped after I put him in his place. That's right Kamali; the fans saw the real Titus, the man who isn't going to take shit off a kid like you. You sat there like the coward you are and shivered like a little girl on her first day of school. When I walked out on stage for my posing routine the fans cheered. When you walked out on stage they booed. What's that tell you? Tells me everything brother. By the way bro, try hitting some poses in your routine. Anyone can put a drama act together and keep their eyes closed fro five minutes. What a joke.
Last but not least; the fan in the front row you said I was yelling at wasn't cheering you on in the manor your speaking of. He was saying crap like "kick Titus's flat ass", "Kamali, kick his ass". "Kick big mouth's ass". So, once again I don't know what contest you were at but the guy in the front row was very disrespectful saying things that were annoying. You didn't see my fans saying things like that to Kamali. The guy was a heckler saying all kinds of shit to me.
And yes, I clapped when Kamali beat me and received 10th place. The man was a better bodybuilder on that day.
To all my fans that are getting a little sick of Kamali talking smack about me all the time, don't worry. He won't be talking about me too much longer. I've had enough of this punk. My patience is all used up.
I am now preparing for the IFBB Southwest USA Pro Cup on May 4th 2002 in Dallas Texas. No more mistakes. I will be on at this show and I'm really looking forward to it. See you there!