There have been many alternative rankings in previous years of prime “Challengers” however an Entertainment Weekly checklist of the highest 50 gamers ever from MTV’s “The Challenge” not too long ago brought on a stir amongst a few of the stars of the show.
Although the checklist was created and shared by Entertainment Weekly in June 2021, it resurfaced in March 2022 after fan account “challengetea911” shared it on Instagram. It did not take lengthy for a number of “Challenge” stars to touch upon their placement on the checklist.
The prime 10 on the checklist, so as, are Chris “CT” Tamburello, Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio, Darrell Taylor, Landon Lueck, Emily Schromm, Jordan Wiseley, Sarah Rice, Laurel Stucky, Derrick Kosinski and Wes Bergmann. The publication additionally listed one other 40 opponents for a prime 50 together with a mixture of names from early and later seasons and female and male opponents.
Many Competitors Commented on Their Placement within the List & Some Shaded Others
Hunter Barfield, who got here in forty first place on the checklist, wrote within the feedback of the challengetea911 submit, “41… this stings greater than not getting the cash,” he stated together with some crying laughing emojis. “Grateful to be on this checklist although,” he added.
Nelson Thomas did not make the checklist in any respect and he commented, “I do know this jk, is it April 1st.” He then listed his report on the show of 8 seasons, 2 finals and stated he holds the 2nd highest elimination report. Cory Wharton additionally did not make the highest 50 and wrote, “Dam not even prime 50 I’ve carried out 8 season and been in 4 finals. Elimination report – 8-4. I suppose not.”
Tori Deal positioned 37 and she or he identified within the feedback, “37 is my fav quantity omg.” Kyle Christie parroted her, writing, “45 is my fav quantity omg.” In the feedback of Kyle’s reply, Jordan Wiseley wrote, “you earned it large man!”
A few “Challenge” stars commented on Dunbar Merrill’s placement at quantity 50 on the checklist. Fans could recall Dunbar profitable “Cutthroat,” his solely finals look and win out of 6 seasons on the show. Tyler Duckworth, who was on the profitable “Cutthroat” workforce as effectively, wrote, “Dunbar can say he is a champ because of me.” Brad Fiorenza added, “& me hahaha.”
While the submit on challengetea911 is non-public, screenshots are additionally out there on this Reddit web page.
Fans Also Gave Their 2 Cents on the List & the Order of Some of the Competitors
Some individuals had points with the ladies’s rankings on the checklist. One individual wrote, “Sarah ranked greater than Laurel and Evelyn is foolish.” Another stated, “It’s unimaginable to think about any justification for the rating of the ladies on this checklist,” whereas one more individual pointed to Camila Nakagawa ranked in 18th and Devyn Simone making the highest 50.
Fans had been additionally stunned to see neither Nelson nor Cory make the ultimate checklist. “There is not any manner I see Johnny reiley up there and never nelson and cory lmao,” one individual stated. Another agreed, “Nelson and Cory ought to def be in over Dunbar and Reilly.”