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The Contender may move to ESPN.

The Contender isn’t knocked out yet. Executive producer Mark Burnett, who has previously said that this is “my favorite work of my career,” told reporters after the finale, “I’ve never had such pats on the back as I’ve had for ‘The Contender.’ I’m totally committed to it. If NBC doesn’t want to do it, we’ll …

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Sergio Mora wins The Contender.

The final two fighters left on NBC’s The Contender faced off live at Caesar’s Palace, and Sergio Mora beat Peter Manfredo after a unanimous decision (69-64, 68-65, 70-63), keeping his undefeated record intact. With his million dollar prize, “The Latin Snake,” who reads Oscar Wilde, Nietzsche, Sun Tzu, pledged that his 60-year-old mother wouldn’t have …

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audience-selected Contender undercard bouts will be shown exclusively online.

audience-selected Contender undercard bouts will be shown exclusively online. Eliminated Contender boxers will have the chance to fight again, if they’re selected by audience members. According to AdAge, viewers can “vote for six boxers who did not qualify to compete for the $1 million purse on the TV show. These six will fight in three …

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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 …

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