The Gauntlet 2: Who Would Have Won a Real Final?

Anyone who has seen The Gauntlet 2 know the final was awful. Every Challenge fan knows it was the worst final, but it didn’t have to be that way. In fact, it was originally going to be some type of a race along the beach. In recent podcasts, Ibis, MJ, and Derrick discussed the final. During this point in Challenge history, Sunday was off days. This … Continue reading The Gauntlet 2: Who Would Have Won a Real Final?

Who Should Have Returned? Challengers Who Retired After: Fresh Meat, Inferno 3 & The Duel

Thanks in part to CBS All Access, I’ve been watching older seasons of The Challenge. I recently did a list assessing Challengers who retired after The Gauntlet 2. Eleven people retired after that season, but only six retired after Fresh Meat, four after The Duel, and three after The Inferno 3. So, I’m taking all thirteen retirees and consolidating them into one list. Some of … Continue reading Who Should Have Returned? Challengers Who Retired After: Fresh Meat, Inferno 3 & The Duel

Ten Best Competitors Who Never Saw An Elimination

Want to win The Challenge: Total Madness? You’ll also need to win an elimination. Throughout history, The Challenge has had many people battle their way to victory. They’ve also had a lot of people get to the final without seeing a single elimination. Some of these people got crazy lucky, and some people were just lay-ups. Other people never had to risk their games in … Continue reading Ten Best Competitors Who Never Saw An Elimination

Ten Girls Who Made a Big Impression Then Got the Boot on Their First Challenge

It seems like most seasons there are girls who come onto The Challenge, make a huge impression at the beginning of the season, then get eliminated midway through the season. This may seem like an oddly specific category to write about, but as you’ll see, over time these are the girls who get invited back to The Challenge. While some of then have only done … Continue reading Ten Girls Who Made a Big Impression Then Got the Boot on Their First Challenge

5 Challengers Who are Great at Avoiding Eliminations

After watching Free Agents you might have felt bad for people like Cara Maria, Laurel, or even Johnny Bananas who seemed to appear in a lot of elimination rounds. While these vets spent the season fighting for survival, there were others who seems to slide under the radar. Let’s check out the Challengers throughout history who have done a stellar job of avoiding elimination. Jenn … Continue reading 5 Challengers Who are Great at Avoiding Eliminations