The Contender premieres March 7th

By Webmaster on March 1, 2005 / 1 min read

Exploding onto your screen March 7th is The Contender, the latest, must-see unscripted drama about the lives of 16 talented boxers.

The boxers hail from all over the USA and represent the best and most promising talent available. Executive Producer Sylvester Stallone and five-time world champion boxer Sugar Ray Leonard serve as hosts and lead in mentoring, training, and evaluating the 16 fighters. Each episode culminates in a five round professional bout where the winner then moves one step closer to the final round of the competition.

The final two boxers will fight live at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas on May 24th for a one million dollar grand prize and a chance to change their lives forever. The Contender is a joint production between Mark Burnett Productions, DreamWorks Television and Rogue Marble. Sylvester Stallone, Mark Burnett and Jeffrey Katzenberg are the executive producers.

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