A seasonal competition in which two men and two women compete against each other and a roster of "American Gladiators". Events include, The Assault, Joust, The Wall, Breakthrough and Conquer, Hang Tough, Powerball, and many others, all culminating in the final event, "The Eliminator", a difficult obstacle course race. Every season there is a tournament to determine its "Grand Champion". For two seasons, there was an "International" competition taped in England where the champions from 4-6 countries competed similarly. Written by
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Did You Know?
Cheryl Baldinger, who starred as Sunny, one of the original six American Gladiators, injured her ankle during "Breakthrough and Conquer" on a semi-final episode in the first season. She never appeared on the show again and nothing was said about her absence from the show or injury. See more
Referenced in Good Burger