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The Contender

The Contender is American Sports TV series. Created by Mark Burnett. Also known as The Contender USA in Australia. It first aired on Mar 07, 2005, on Epix. The series has 7.5 * rating by IMDb. The Contender is set in USA.


How Many Seasons Of The Contender Are Out: 5 (63 episodes)

Season 6


Season 5

Season premieres on August 24, 2018

Epix, 12 episodes

Season 4

Season premieres on December 3, 2008

Finale: February 25, 2009

Epix, 13 episodes

Season 3

2007, Epix, 10 episodes

Season 2

2006, Epix, 12 episodes

Season 1

2005, Epix, 16 episodes

Where Can I Stream The Contender

WATCH ON: GooglePlay

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The Contender TV Time

The Contender is on Epix (United States) Fridays at 6 pm

Last episode:

Season 5 Episode 12 (Episode 12) - Air Date: Nov 09, 2018 (about a year ago)

News & Interviews

Adams dominates Mosley in Contender final - per Fightnews

In the final fight of The Contender Season 5 on EPIX, middleweight Brandon Adams (21-2, 13 KOs) scored a one-sided ten round unanimous decision over Shane Mosley Jr. (13-3, 10 KOs) to claim the $250,000 prize and a top ten WBA world rating on Friday night at The Forum in Inglewood, California. Adams pressed the action and broke it open in round six battering Mosley around the ring. The punishment continued the rest of the way. Scores were 99-91, 100-90, 100-90.

Brandon Adams advances to The Contender semi-finals - per Worldboxingnews

The original Contender series ran for four seasons (2005-2009) and launched multiple fighters into contention for world titles, including title winners Sergio Mora, Cornelius Bundrage, Sakio Bika, and Sam Soliman.

The Contender Season 5 Episode 1 Online: Why Weight Details - via Otakukart

The fans of the show were wondering for sometime after the fourth season, whether the show will be back or not. But the announcement came when the fans left all the hope, and that the fifth season is going to happen after nine years of a gap! Epix network decided to revive the show, so they renewed the show for the fifth season.

'The Contender' reboot debuts Friday - according to Badlefthook

No, these aren’t “name” fighters, looking to re-strike the fire. Shane Mosley is on the show, but it is Shane Mosley Jr, who holds a 10-2 record and at 27 will have to have a helluva second half of his career to get to the Hall of Fame level his dad did. That said, I hear on the grapevine he did dad proud and showed solid pugilism skills over the span of shooting. Then, you have guys like 17-2 Brandon Adams making a leap in weight and faith; he’s been a 154 pounder, but the lure of a Mark Burnett production and this grand stage brought him into the re-boot fold.


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