Breaking News: In an official statement released to IronMind this morning, MLO Strongman Champions League (SCL) said, “Today the World’s Strongest League is proud to announce our World Finals will be held in Dubai, November 4–5.
“After 16 grueling stages worldwide, the winner will be crowned as the 2016 World Champion and will take home 1 kg of gold with him as the first prize.
“10 Finalists with the most points during the year will come to Dubai for the final stage in the 2016 SCL tour and they will fight through 6 heavy strongman events in 2 days.
“As a special challenge, the competition will feature a truck pull in the desert—with the heat as your enemy, along with gravity and friction, and we see this as the ultimate extreme test for any sportsman in the world.
“The MLO Strongman Champions League is recorded in 16 countries and broadcast in 95 countries all over the world. It is the biggest strongman platform ever and this year’s world championships will bring new luster to what we are doing.
“Dubai is breathing records, such as the 828-metre (2,717 ft) tall Burj Khalifa in Dubai, which is the tallest building in the world, and the city is known for its ‘luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife scene.’
“Rising from the Arabian Desert, Dubai is a city born in extremes, and now it will showcase an extreme sport to watch on 4 and 5 November.
“The location for the MLO Strongman Champions League 2016 World Finals will be the Skydive Dubai Center, during their Fitness Fest, the biggest fitness expo in the United Arab Emirates.”