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Professional boxers stare down reality in and out of the ring in this elimination tournament produced by Mark Burnett (`Survivor,' `The Apprentice') and Sylvester Stallone and hosted by Sugar Ray Leonard. Each episode ends with a five-round elimination bou (more…)

Premiered: December 3, 2008

Rating: TV-PG

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  • Premiered: December 3, 2008
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Professional boxers stare down reality in and out of the ring in this elimination tournament produced by Mark Burnett (`Survivor,' `The Apprentice') and Sylvester Stallone and hosted by Sugar Ray Leonard. Each episode ends with a five-round elimination bou… (more)

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