Bodybuilding Legend Shaun Davis, Former Mr. Universe, Passes Away at 57

Bodybuilding Legend Shaun Davis, Former Mr. Universe, Passes Away at 57

The bodybuilding community is mourning the loss of former Mr. Universe, Shaun 'Dinosaur' Davis, who has passed away at the age of 57.

The cause of death remains unknown at this time.

Davis' friend, Kuldeep Bhardwaj, confirmed the sad news on Facebook by sharing a photo of the British bodybuilder.

"I’m absolutely devastated," Bhardwaj said in the FB post.

Former Mr. Universe Champion Shaun Davis

"Rest in Peace my friend you was a true inspiration right from the day I met you at school, through your amazing bodybuilding years and after. Your smile and laughter will be missed."

Davis, a massive man at 334 lbs., had a great career, winning several competitions including the prestigious Mr. Universe title in 1996.

Shaun Davis

In addition to being crowned Mr. Universe, Shaun 'Dinosaur' Davis achieved significant victories in bodybuilding, securing titles such as Mr. UK, Mr. Europe, Mr. Pro Universe, and Mr. Britain.

His illustrious career faced a challenging turn when kidney issues compelled him to retire. In 2009, after three years of dialysis, Davis underwent a kidney transplant. The bodybuilding community is mourning his passing, with fans sharing tributes and remembering him as a "wonderful, inspirational person."

Unfortunately, this year has seen the loss of several prominent figures in bodybuilding, including Lisa Lyon, Neil Currey, Gustavo 'The Freakin Rican' Badell, and Bill Graham.

Shaun Davis Helen Burrows

Davis is survived by his partner, Helen Burrows, and their daughter, Harley.


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