1.03 million viewers tuned in to watch this 2 part premiere.
Michael Clark was a former IBC world champion.
Sugar Ray: I too was picked last on the playground. A lot.
Cornelius "K-9" Bundrage: As it says in the Bible, the last shall be first and the first shall be last.
Fight Air Time- 5:40
Cornelius "K-9" Bundrage had a record of 22-1 with 13 KO's when joining the Contender competition.
Michael Clark had a record of 35-3 with 16 KO's when he joined the Contender competition.
Jeff Fraza returns to The Contender. He was a boxer in season 1 that was unable to compete due to a medical condition (chicken pox) and was sent home early.
Part 1 of a 2 part premiere.