The Contender ready to deliver knockout punch

From the formidable foursome of Mark Burnett, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Sly Stallone and Sugar Ray comes The Contender, the newest addition to the 'Unscripted Drama' genre, premiering Monday, March 7 at 9:30 p.m. before moving into its regular Sunday 7 p.m. timeslot on March 13. The Contender will follow 16 wannabe Rocky Balboas from training camp to the squared circle in the hopes of becoming a champion boxer and winning $1 million.

From the formidable foursome of Mark Burnett, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Sly Stallone and Sugar Ray comes The Contender, the newest addition to the ‘Unscripted Drama’ genre, premiering Monday, March 7 at 9:30 p.m. before moving into its regular Sunday 7 p.m. timeslot on March 13. The Contender will follow 16 wannabe Rocky Balboas from training camp to the squared circle in the hopes of becoming a champion boxer and winning $1 million.