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  1. TV Talk: 'Punisher' Series Announced by Netflix; John...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Collider

    ... and followed by The Last Don . This will be Sly's first foray into TV, if you don't count the reality show The Contender with Sugar Ray Leonard. when they talk about meeting up 10 years later to see what everyone is up to? Yeah? Well that's actually ...

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  2. Sylvester Stallone signs on for first TV scripted role, 'Omerta'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | New York Daily News

    ... nomination for last year's "Rocky" spinoff, "Creed." He had co-hosted the reality boxing competition series, "The Contender," with Sugar Ray Leonard, but had never signed on for a scripted series.

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  3. FilmSylvester Stallone to play mafia boss in new TV showRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | NME

    ... reception following its premiere earlier this month. The actor also co-hosted a boxing reality show, titled The Contender , years previously. Stallone's career has been thrust back into the spotlight following his Oscar nomination for Rocky spinoff, ...

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  4. Sylvester Stallone Heading to TV With Antoine Fuqua's Mafia Drama 'Omerta'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Collider

    ... TV, following a few flirtations with reality television, including his boxing show with Sugar Ray Leonard , The Contender . It's nice to see Stallone taking on a role thats keeping with a character like the aging Rocky, but this will almost ...

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  5. Sylvester Stallone to Star in First Television Series 'Omerta'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... , which debuted to mediocre numbers earlier this month. (Years earlier, he co-hosted boxing reality series The Contender with Sugar Ray Leonard for the same network.) To date, the WME-repped star's profile has been significantly higher in film, ...

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  6. Sylvester Stallone And Gabrielle Reece Preview NBC's 'Strong'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 9 | StarPulse.com

    ... to get back into reality television for the second time (he previously starred in NBC's boxing reality show The Contender in 2005, before it moved to ESPN and then to Versus)? "I've always been very, very involved in physical culture, and I just ...

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  7. Australian court hears how ex-policemen shared beers in pub after Jamie Gao was killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... player Garth Wood, who rose to fame by beating Anthony Mundine in 2010 after winning reality television series The Contender. "Roger seemed fine to me. I just thought it was a normal night. Didn't seem anything out of the ordinary," he said. Several ...

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  8. Sergio Mora could be back in ring by end of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | Examiner.com

    The pride of East Los Angeles, Sergio Mora could be back in the ring as soon as December according to Sergio Mora . The former star of NBC's reality TV show, " The Contender " suffered a heartbreaking loss to Daniel Jacobs in August, fracturing his ankle and injuring his knee in the second round.

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  9. Cornelius 'K9' Bundrage vs. Jermall Charlo: Fight Time, Date, Live Stream, MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... (31-0-1, 22 KOs) and Michael Zerafa (17-1, 9 KOs). Bundrage, who rose to fame as a participant on ESPN's The Contender in 2006, is a two-time super welterweight titleholder who's taken a bit of a winding path to the top. Despite three losses since ...

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  10. Cornelius 'K9' Bundrage vs. Jermall Charlo: Fight Time, Date, Live Stream, MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... (31-0-1, 22 KOs) and Michael Zerafa (17-1, 9 KOs). Bundrage, who rose to fame as a participant on ESPN's The Contender in 2006, is a two-time super welterweight titleholder who's taken a bit of a winding path to the top. Despite three losses since ...

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  11. The Biggest Questions Surrounding Boxing's Top Remaining Fights in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... for fighters like Cornelius Bundrage. In 2006, he had his first breakout moment in the sport, appearing on The Contender television series. But he's had an up-and-down career. By the time he won the IBF junior middleweight belt in 2010, he was 37 ...

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  12. The Hottest Boxing Storylines for the Week of August 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... quickly be spiraling out of control for Mora, a former junior middleweight titlist best known for his stint on The Contender reality series, but the veteran rose from the mat, dusted himself off and immediately dropped Jacobs with a left hand to ...

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  13. The Hottest Boxing Storylines for the Week of August 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... quickly be spiraling out of control for Mora, a former junior middleweight titlist best known for his stint on The Contender reality series, but the veteran rose from the mat, dusted himself off and immediately dropped Jacobs with a left hand to ...

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  14. City A.M. lied about Gennady Golovkin and Andre WardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... Smith (35-6, 20 KOs) at 1:46 of the decisive frame. The 32-year-old Smith, a contestant in Season 3 of The Contender who has now lost three consecutive matches, looked slow, lethargic and unprepared. Smith, who bled from his nose and left eye, wore ...

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  15. Andre Ward calls Gennady Golovkin a 'pretty boy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... Smith (35-6, 20 KOs) at 1:46 of the decisive frame. The 32-year-old Smith, a contestant in Season 3 of The Contender who has now lost three consecutive matches, looked slow, lethargic and unprepared. Smith, who bled from his nose and left eye, wore ...

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  16. Getting real on Lifetime's 'UnReal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... long after." (Among the first: Najai Turpin, a 23-year-old boxer from Philadelphia who participated in NBC's "The Contender" and who shot himself in 2005, before the show's premiere. Since then, more than a dozen former "reality"-show contestants in ...

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  17. City A.M. lies about Gennady Golovkin and Andre WardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... Smith (35-6, 20 KOs) at 1:46 of the decisive frame. The 32-year-old Smith, a contestant in Season 3 of The Contender who has now lost three consecutive matches, looked slow, lethargic and unprepared. Smith, who bled from his nose and left eye, wore ...

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