Meet the American Gladiators

by at . Comments

Premiering Monday, January 6, a new crop of American Gladiators will take the world by Storm - and Ice, and Turbo...

Hulk Hogan and Laila Ali host the reincarnated version of this television classic. But you already know that WWE icon and boxing champion.

Tanoai ReedIt's time to meet the American Gladiators themselves. First, the females:
  • Robin Coleman (Helga): A contender in ESPN's Worlds Strongest Woman Event
  • Valerie Waugaman (Siren): Has won several body building contests
  • Tanji Johnson (Stealth): IFBB competitor
  • Jamie Reed (Fury): Participates in Fitness and Figure Championships
  • Beth Horn (Venom): IFBB Pro and National Fitness Champion
  • Gina Carano (Crush): Mixed martial arts fighter

And now for the male Gladiators:

  • Jesse Smith (Justice): A kickboxer
  • Tanoai Reed (Toa, pictured): The cousin of actor/wrestler Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
  • Alex Castro (Militia): A bodybuilder
  • William Romeo (Mayhem): An actor
  • Mike O'Hearn (Titan): Powerlifting champion and three-time Mr. Universe winner
  • Don "Hollywood" Yates (Wolf): Rodeo bullfighter
  • Michael Briehler (Hammer): A professional model

Matt Richenthal is the Editor in Chief of TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter and on Google+.

Like Us On Facebook

Want more Reality TV?

Sign up for our daily newsletter and receive the latest tv news delivered to your inbox for free!

More From TV Fanatic


The Real Housewives of New York City Review: Leg-endary Finale

A leg went flying on The Real Housewives of New York City this week. You must read this review.

The Real Housewives of Orange County Review: Housewives Divided

Shannon Beador and Heather Dubrow's feud heats up on The Real Housewives of Orange County! Check out the drama now!

The Bachelorette Review: Andi Dorfman's Dirty Little Secrets

The men tell all on this special episode of The Bachelorette Season 10! Who's still in love with Andi Dorfman? Find out now!

The Real Housewives of New Jersey Review: Oh, Christmas Tre

Ready for Christmas in July? Read this recap of The Real Housewives of New Jersey.