Meet the American Gladiators

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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 Reed
It'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

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