The Last SamuraiAired on Apr 17, 2018
In this new series hosted by Bill Goldberg, America’s top bladesmiths, martial artists, and weapons experts face off in the most extreme knife competition ever created. With hand-forged, custom-made, and historical blades, each competitor must stab, slice, and chop through a grueling gauntlet of challenges designed to test their blades and their blade-wielding skills. Will the age-old Samurai technique carry one competitor to victory? Will the ancient Kopis sword survive the course? Or will America’s historical Bowie knife prevail? The final two competitors will go head to head on the daunting final course — “Dead Run.” Who will advance for the chance to win the $20,000 grand prize and be crowned Knife or Death Champion?
All the Barong MovesAired on Apr 24, 2018
Bladesmiths, martial arts experts, and even a butcher must use their custom made, historical weapons to slice, stab, and chop their way through a series of punishing challenges built to test weapons and competitors alike. Can an elite knife thrower hold onto his Nepalese Kukri and out wield his competition? Will the course overwhelm a 100-year-old Barong? Or will the hand-forged Falcata come out on top? The top two competitors will advance to face the ultimate final course — “Dead Run.” Only one will have a chance to win the $20,000 grand prize and be crowned Knife or Death Champion.
A Fish Called LifelineAired on May 01, 2018
Expert bladesmiths, martial artists, and a competition cutting champion bring their best edged-weapons to chop, stab, and slice through an exhausting set of challenges built to push blades and blade-wielding skills to the limit. Can the curved Egyptian Khopesh take a competitor straight to victory? Or will the Viking Seax put the other blades to shame? And whose weapon will fail before they can even take their first swing? Only the top two competitors will face off on the grueling final course – “Dead Run.” The last blade left standing will have a chance to be crowned Knife or Death Champion and win the $20,000 grand prize.
Super Smash Bros.Aired on May 08, 2018
Experienced blade smiths, martial artists, and weapons experts bring their custom built blades to a series of grueling challenges that push their skills and their weapons to the limit. Does the Celtiberian Ring Pommel Knife stand a chance against the course? Or will the Medieval Bastard Sword prove its mettle? And can an underdog finally surpass his longtime blade-sport opponent? The top two competitors advance to take on the punishing final course — “Dead Run.” Only one will earn a spot in the grand finale with a chance to be crowned Knife or Death Champion and take home the $20,000 prize.
The Kukri MonsterAired on May 15, 2018
America’s top blade smiths, martial artists, and even a stuntman bring their hand-made, historical weapons to chop, slice, and stab through taxing challenges that test their skills and blades. Can one competitor show that his antique Barong was made to last? Will a Kukri/Bowie hybrid prove that two blade styles are better than one? Will the season’s youngest bladesmith surprise or get cut down? The final two competitors will face off on the dreaded final course — “Dead Run.” Only one moves on to the grand finale for the chance to win $20,000 and be crowned Knife or Death Champion.
Last Action HeroAired on May 22, 2018
In the epic season finale, the bladesmiths, martial artists, and knife thrower who survived the intimidating course are back to prove their skills in the winner-take-all final showdown. This time their blades will have to be twice as fierce to endure the bigger, badder, and tougher challenges they’ll face. Will it be a Kukri that ends up a cut above? Can the Medieval Longsword outlast the rest? Or will the classic Chopper cut all the others down to size? The fastest two will go head to head on the souped-up grand finale “Dead Run” course. And only one can be left standing as the first Knife or Death Champion and take home the $20,000 grand prize.