Dorian Yates...just massive. Dorian Born in Hurley, Staffordshire, near Birmingham, England, Yates started working out in 1983. Dorian Andrew Mientjez Yates was born April 19, 1962 in Sutton Coldfield, England. Dorian is an English professional bodybuilder, winning the Mr. Olympia title six consecutive times beginning in 1992. His reign ended with his retirement, prompted in large part by an accumulating injuries: Yates had suffered both a torn bicep and tricep, the latter just three weeks prior to his final contest, his successful defense of the Mr. Olympia title in 1997. His professional record on retirement consisted of 15 wins and two second-place finishes. Dorian Yates is considered to have revolutionized training in the sport of bodybuilding. He is a claimed proponent of Mike Mentzer's style of training, known as "High Intensity Training".