‘The Challenge’: 1 Inexperienced ‘Challenge’ Star Claims He Can Beat Chris ‘CT’ Tamburello in an Elimination

by Jeremy Spirogis

On the checklist of The Challenge‘s biggest rivals of all-time, Chris “CT” Tamburello is definitely on the prime. He has, in fact, been very profitable within the seasons he has been on, and lots of stars of the present have feared going in opposition to him, particularly in head-to-head eliminations.

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However, it seems like there may be one Challenge star that isn’t afraid of Tamburello. It will not be a seasoned vet both. Idris Virgo, who has solely competed on one season, not too long ago mentioned that he may beat Tamburello in an elimination. Oh, and never simply any elimination — a Hall Brawl. 

Chris ‘CT’ Tamburello is among the biggest rivals in ‘Challenge’ historical past

After starring on The Real World: Paris, Tamburello’s first season of The Challenge was on The Inferno, which aired in 2004. He then adopted that up by starring on The Inferno II. In every of his first two seasons, Tamburello reached the ultimate, in line with Fandom. 

Tamburello then competed in The Duel and The Inferno 3, earlier than going to the ultimate once more on The Gauntlet III. Despite going to so many finals — he went to a different one on Battle of the Exes in 2012 — Tamburello didn’t win his first season title till his ninth season (Rivals II).

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In 2015, Tamburello starred on Battle of the Exes II however then took a while off. He didn’t compete on the present once more till Invasion of the Champions, which aired in 2017. Tamburello in the end gained the title that season. He has since been on 5 different seasons, going to the ultimate twice and profitable one different title on War of the Worlds 2

Fandom estimates that he has gained $515,00 in his profession on The Challenge

Idris Virgo, an inexperienced ‘Challenge’ star, claimed that he can beat Tamburello

On a Challenge fan Instagram account, the query was requested on who would win in a Hall Brawl between Tamburello and ex-Challenge star Mark Long. The Hall Brawl is an elimination problem the place two rivals begin on separate sides of a slender makeshift hallway. They then run down the hallway with the aim of reaching the other facet earlier than the opposite competitor does.

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In the controversy between Tamburello and Long, Tamburello has been on extra seasons and has gained extra titles, however Long nonetheless had numerous success on the present. Out of the six seasons he starred on, Long gained two seasons and made it the ultimate two different instances. 

Despite Tamburello and Long being two very achieved rivals on The Challenge, Idris Virgo, who was on War of the Worlds 2, commented on the Instagram post and mentioned, “I’ll beat both.”

Who is Idris Virgo?

Virgo is fairly inexperienced with regards to The Challenge, particularly in comparison with Tamburello and Long. His first and solely season was on War of the Worlds 2, which aired in 2019. Virgo in the end made it about midway earlier than getting eradicated, in line with Fandom.

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Before starring on The Challenge, Virgo competed as knowledgeable boxer after which appeared on Love Island Series 4. He solely lasted 4 days within the villa, although, earlier than getting dumped. 

It is unclear if The Challenge desires to have Virgo again on any future seasons. He, nonetheless, definitely appears able to compete.

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