Contender finale tickets sell out immediately; final four tickets still available.

Contender finale tickets sell out immediately; final four tickets still available.
Tickets for the final Contender boxing match went on sale yesterday, and even at $100 to $300, they apparently sold out immediately. However, $50 tickets for the two fights leading up to that match are still available via Ticketmaster. All three fights will take place Tuesday, May 24 at Caesars Palace. After NBC aired two episodes last night, we’re now down to six boxers. First, Sergio beat Ishe, and then Alfonso beat Ahmed, who’d returned to take Juan’s place.

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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