Ten Sloppiest Rookie Debuts

There’s one thing every Challenger has in common: they were once rookies. Some people shine during their rookie seasons, while other get the boot quickly. Some of our sloppiest competitors have been the first people to get the boot, leaving a big impact in a single episode. Here, I am going to look at some of our messiest first-boots on The Challenge. To be considered … Continue reading Ten Sloppiest Rookie Debuts

10 Competitors Who Were Supposed to Become Regulars

Every so often we see new competitors come onto The Challenge and make a big splash. They are people who attract attention in fairly organic ways. Usually, they’re people who are naturally dramatic or charismatic but often find themselves in the middle or real game drama. Or maybe they’re people who like to hook up, but find themselves making enemies due to their flirtatious nature. … Continue reading 10 Competitors Who Were Supposed to Become Regulars

Ten People Great for The Real World, Not for The Challenge

Final Reckoning was the second consecutive season of The Challenge without a Real Worlder debuting on the show. Despite this, The Real World is still a huge presence on the show. With a new Real World season in the works, it seems possible that The Real World will remain a staple on The Challenge. Some of the Real Worlders who shined on their season fizzled … Continue reading Ten People Great for The Real World, Not for The Challenge

Every Time Former Cast Mates Battled in Elimination

This week, we saw Bananas compete against his new enemy Joss. While this was the main event, Tony and Sylvia also competed against each other. Both of these Real World Skeleton roommates had bad blood after Invasion, but it seems like there wasn’t a lot of anger when Sylvia eliminated Tony this season. This also isn’t the first time former roommates had to face each … Continue reading Every Time Former Cast Mates Battled in Elimination

Challenge Hook-Ups that Impacted the Game

The Challenge is no stranger to hooking up, and this season we’ve seen a lot of it. While some hook ups are just for fun, others cause ripples that impact the course of the game. Throughout the history of The Challenge, we’ve seen a number of no-so-secret hook ups ruining someone’s game. For this list, I am not including established couples, even if they began … Continue reading Challenge Hook-Ups that Impacted the Game

The Challenge Invasion: Winners from the Reunion

This week, we saw the Challenge: Invasion Reunion air. Like most reunions, we only saw things we already knew about. So rather than recap a recap show, I’m going to declare winners from the main beefs we saw on the show. Here’s our host, Mike “The Miz” Mizanian: Match #1: Cara Maria vs. Laurel & Nicole Nicole shows up late to the reunion, but Laurel … Continue reading The Challenge Invasion: Winners from the Reunion

The Challenge Invasion: Top Moments from Episode 7

It’s a Champion elimination! 1. Know Your Role It’s a Champion elimination, and the challenge is called Roll With the Punches. In this challenge, pairs will spend three minutes in a roller made of four beams that is suspended over the water. Competitors must leap from beam-to-beam as many times as possible without falling into the water. The team who accumulates the most rotations wins, and for … Continue reading The Challenge Invasion: Top Moments from Episode 7

The Challenge Invasion: Top Moments from Episode 6

SPOILER: There is no challenge to be seen today. 1. New Sparks and Old Flames We enter the house with new romances brewing. Nicole is chasing Cara Maria and Kailah is chasing Cory again. Most notably, Jenna and Zach are talking again. After a bad break up, which we saw unfold on Rivals 3, Zach blocked Jenna’s number and stopped talking to her. Now that they’re … Continue reading The Challenge Invasion: Top Moments from Episode 6

The Challenge Invasion: Top Moments from Episodes 1 & 2

We’re back for the 29th time! 1. Hello Thailand! Eighteen competitors arrive in Thailand, none of whom have ever won The Challenge before. When they arrive, they are all disappointed to see that they aren’t in a huge mansion per usual. Instead, they’re in a deserted wasteland. However, this is only temporary as they can earn their way into the Oasis, which TJ says is … Continue reading The Challenge Invasion: Top Moments from Episodes 1 & 2

The Challenge Invasion: A Comprehensive Breakdown

It’s premier week! Now, it’s time to evaluate the Invasion cast so we know which players have the best odds of making it to the end. On this list, I will look at strengths, weaknesses, eliminations win and appearances in finals. To be clear, I do not count Island challenges as eliminations. Pits on Bloodlines will only count if the competitor actually competed, and any … Continue reading The Challenge Invasion: A Comprehensive Breakdown

The Challenge Invasion: Trailer Breakdown

The trailer is here! If you have not see it, then you can view it HERE. However, that’s probably not why you’re reading. So, here are the screen caps from the trailer. SPOILER WARNING, I am going to name people in the trailer. While my comments are going to be entirely based on what’s shown in the trailer and not informed by any spoilers, most … Continue reading The Challenge Invasion: Trailer Breakdown

Which Newbie Has the Best Shot At Going from Underdog to Champion?

Rookies have it rough on The Challenge, but it seems recent Challenges have seen an increasing amount of success from the newbie population. Whether it’s an underestimated warrior like Cooke on Rivals 2, a team of “lay-ups” like Jay and Jenna on Exes 2, or pure luck like Johnny R. on Free Agents, we shouldn’t overlook the possibility of a newbie making it to the … Continue reading Which Newbie Has the Best Shot At Going from Underdog to Champion?