Contender Challenge’s fighters announced

The seven Contender boxers who will take part in the upcoming Contender Challenge have been revealed. The show will feature fighters from the US series fighting UK boxers.

The US series boxers who will participate are Jesse Brinkley, Cornelius Bunderage, Michael Clarke, Freddy Curiel, Alfonso Gomez, Jonathan Reid, and Walter Wright, according to frankwarren.tv. An eighth American, Jerson Ravelo, will participate, but was not on either season of the show.

The site says they “will fly into London over the weekend” and “then spend some time in the capital filming, before heading to the north east where final preparations for the Contender show will take place.”

The fights take place March 30; the show debuts April 10.

Contender Fights Confirmed [frankwarren.tv]

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

about the writer

Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.