Jul 192008

Did anyone else watch the first season of Tapout?  Well, it looks like Versus is getting ready to air Season 2.

I have to say I’m looking forward to it. I’m not all that crazy about the WWE style promotion, the war paint or the generally obnoxious behavior. What I do enjoy is the highlight of a young fighter and the focus on that guy’s training. There are a lot of very dedicated young men and women who train for MMA in various gyms throughout the country.

According to the press release:

In the season two premiere, the TapouT crew travels to San Luis Obispo, Calif. to ‘The PIT’ to see one of John Hackleman’s up-and-coming MMA fighters, Scott Lighty. Scott is accompanied by his best friend and training partner, Glover Teixeira and the crew quickly realizes the potential Glover has, and decides to sponsor both Scott and Glover who are fighting on the same card. UFC legend Chuck Liddell, who is both Scott and Glover’s trainer, makes a special guest appearance.

“MMA has exploded, and our Crew has been there since the beginning finding and supporting fighters,” said TapouT Founder Mask. “TapouT shows viewers what goes down on the road and lets fans be a part of the action. There are unbelievable fighters with incredible stories, as well as TapouT friends old and new, including MMA superstar Chuck Liddell and UFC President Dana White.”

New episodes of TapouT featuring the bad boys of MMA will premiere on VERSUS each Wednesday at 10 p.m. ET from July 30 through September 24. The full-length episodes will be available on VERSUS on Demand the Thursday prior to the network debut. For more information, including complete episode descriptions and complete schedule information, visit VERSUS.com.

I’ll be setting the TiVo.

 Posted by at 10:17 am

  2 Responses to “Tapout Season 2 – CamPAIN ’08”

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    I am looking forward to the new season as well. You are right, the guys do go overboard at times (Scrape and Mask). However, if Punk#$$ was the host I wouldn’t watch for more than a minute.

    I think there is a definite method to their madness. The fighters open up and talk a lot more around these guys, which lets us delve deeper into their worlds. I wish they would show a little more of the training though….


    I watched the first episode and was really happy with it. They really spent a lot of time with the athletes and there was, thankfully, very little of the Tapout guys being… themselves. :)

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