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Brad Fiorenza
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Challenger Profile
Original Series The Real World: San Diego (2004)
Born November 11, 1980 (1980-11-11) (age 40)
Hometown Chicago, Illinois
Challenge Career
Seasons Battle of the Sexes 2
The Inferno II
The Gauntlet 2
The Duel (final)
The Gauntlet III (final)
The Duel II (final)
The Ruins
Cutthroat (won)
Vendettas
Final Reckoning
Daily Wins 41
Eliminations 12 (6 wins, 6 losses)
Money Won $75,000
Social Media
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Brad Fiorenza is a contestant from The Real World: San Diego (2004). He was a winner of Cutthroat and a finalist on The Duel, The Gauntlet III, and The Duel II. He also competed on Battle of the Sexes 2, The Inferno II, The Gauntlet 2, The Ruins, Vendettas, and Final Reckoning.

Biography

Retrieved from MTV.com

Battle of the Sexes 2

High: Brad is the loveable meathead of the San Diego season. He had a lot of great one-liners, especially when he got arrested for the first time. "I'm in jail, bitch!"

Lows: He got arrested twice and thrown in the "drunk tank." But his lowest low was when he had to hitchhike to get home from jail so he could pick his girlfriend up at the airport... while he was still drunk.

Relationships: Had a girlfriend coming into San Diego, but broke up during the season so he could pursue his playful flirtation with Cameran. Will sparks still fly between him and Cam?

The Inferno II

The Good: This goofy, athletic, daredevil made it really far in BOTS2 even though he was a newbie.

The Bad: Brad can be a bit of a (loveable) meathead, he brags about his "size" and got into a fistfight while wearing a Super Mario costume. Oh, who are we kidding? That was great!

The Ugly: It got pretty ugly on the last Challenge when Brad found out Mark, Dan and Theo had an alliance and ousted him. He lost $60K for being a "nice guy" -- don't think he'll let it happen again!

The Duel

Brad is the loveable meathead of the San Diego season. Along with bragging about his "size," his exploits include and getting into a fistfight while wearing a Super Mario costume. He had a lot of great one-liners (arrested for the first time, he proclaimed, "I'm in jail, bitch!"). This goofy, athletic daredevil made it really far in Battle of the Sexes 2 even though he was a newbie, but was ousted by his "teammates" for being a naive nice guy. He returned on The Inferno II and vowed never to be taken advantage of again. Why do you think he got so enraged after receiving an "atomic wedgie" from The Miz? He attempted an alliance with a couple Rookie girls on The Gauntlet 2 but was found out. Doesn't he know girls like to talk? He was sent home again after Derrick beat him at Real World/Road Rules trivia. That's what he gets for not watching the show! Will Brad be able to make it to the end on his fourth Challenge? Or will he again be sent home just shy of the finish line?

The Gauntlet III

With Derrick's win at The Inferno 3, Brad becomes the perennial Challenge bridesmaid. After losing by just mere seconds to Wes at The Duel, Brad is back again to seek out that elusive first Challenge victory. He's also single this time around, so perhaps Brad will mix some pleasure with business.

The Duel II

Definitely no stranger to The Challenge, Brad says The Duel II is "the final showdown" for him. Newly engaged (to fellow competitor Tori Hall), Brad has been working on his future, finishing up a masters degree and studying for the LSAT law school entrance exams, with plans to provide for his family. Brad has been close to winning several times, but the prize has ultimately eluded him. This time around, Brad intends to stay cool, "playing the game based on good competition, politics and morals." But this veteran challenger knows that deceit is as much part of the game as brute force can be. Will taking the high road lead Brad to the winner's circle? Or will he have to compromise his values to finally walk away with a win?

The Ruins

Since we last saw him on The Duel II, where he earned a second place finish, Brad has been enjoying his life at home with fellow Challenge alum and fiancé, Tori. Handsome, goofy, and lovable, Real World: San Diego standout Brad is one of the nicest guys to ever play the game. However, nice guys don't always finish first and Brad knows that all too well. While perennial runner-up Brad has competed in six Challenge competitions, he has never won the grand prize and hopes that The Ruins will end his ultimate losing streak. Will Thailand prove to be lucky Challenge number seven for Brad? Or will history repeat itself?

Cutthroat

Brad returns to the game as a happily married man, alongside his wife and fellow competitor, Tori. This time around, Brad has a clear goal in mind, explaining, "I feel more grounded than I've ever felt on a Challenge. I'm just looking forward to giving it everything I have and seeing if I can go home with a big check." Despite his love for the game, this fan favorite fron Real World: San Diego has actually never won a Challenge. Will Cutthroat finally be Brad's first victory?

Vendettas

Brad has his eyes set on another Challenge title after winning Cutthroat 11(!) seasons ago. Target #1: Tony, who he promised on Twitter to send home. But will Brad's inability to bite his tongue cost him his shot at half a million dollars? Or will his physical stature and experience instill fear in the eyes of his competitors?

Final Reckoning

Kyle and Brad met for the first time on The Challenge: Vendettas. The Wild Brit and Challenge Papa were never aligned together, and when Brad utilized his grenade against Kyle, forcing him to sit out of a challenge, Kyle declared that Brad would always be his biggest vendetta. Will these hotheads be able to put their past behind them and work harmoniously together?

Battle of the Sexes 2

Challege History

Episode Challenge Team Result
1/2 Dangle Drop Men SAFE
3 Snake Pit Poker WIN
4 Melt With You SAFE
5 Bombs Away SAFE
6 Junk Boat SAFE
7 High Noon WIN
8 Fill 'Er Up SAFE
9 Sa Wing WIN
10 Electro Shock SAFE
11 Pop Culture Bike Jump SAFE
12 The Shredder SAFE
13 Cast a Spell SAFE
14 Semi-Cross WIN
15 Car-Go OUT

The Inferno II

Challenge History

Episode Challenge Team Result
1 Surf Torture Good Guys SAFE
2 Juice It Up SAFE
3 X Marks the Spot SAFE
4 Run For Your Money SAFE
5 Shirt Off My Back SAFE
6 Dodge Yer Balls SAFE
7 Fill in the Gaps SAFE
8 Zip Up SAFE
9 Never Ending Climb SAFE
10 What a Drag OUT

Elimination History

Episode Inferno Opponent Result
10 Balls In Abram OUT

The Gauntlet 2

Challenge History

Episode Challenge Team Result
1 Royal Rumble Veterans SAFE
2 Chock Full o' Coconuts SAFE
3 Team Builders WIN
4 Moving Pyramid WIN
5 Spongeworthy SAFE
6 Body Painters WIN
7 Rickshaw Races SAFE
8 Team Strength SAFE
9 Balancing Act SAFE
10 Buck-A-Neer SAFE
11 Pull Me WIN
12 Spare Tires WIN
13 Easy Does It SAFE
14 The Pit OUT

Elimination History

Episode Gauntlet Opponent Result
14 Name That Coconut OUT

The Duel

Challenge History

Episode Challenge Partners Result
1 Reaching Out SAFE
2/3 Ring Toss SAFE
3 Pass With Care Casey SAFE
4 Roller Derby WIN
5 Push Over SAFE
6 Flying Leap SAFE
7 Throwback Robin SAFE
8 Rafty Race SAFE
9 Pole Dance Team Eric SAFE
10 Dine-N-Dash Team Svetlana SAFE
11 Stacking Stairs Kina DUEL
12 Ice Breakers SAFE
13 Sunken Treasure Aneesa SAFE
14 Around the Block SAFE
15 Paddle Me Aneesa DUEL
16 The Rio Deal LOSER

Elimination History

Episode Duel Opponent Result
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Notes

  • Brad won the "Push Me" elimination by default after CT was disqualified from the game due to improperly unhooking the flag from the carabiner.

The Gauntlet III

Challenge History

Episode Challenge Team Result
1 Tug of War Veterans WIN
Piñata Pit WIN
2 Screw You WIN
Roped In WIN
3 Wring Out WIN
Blind Man's Maze SAFE
4 Push It WIN
Man Overboard WIN
5 Assembly Required SAFE
Walk the Plank WIN
6 Pole Push WIN
I Dig You WIN
7 Over the Edge SAFE
Mexican Blanket WIN
8/9 Chill Out SAFE
Well-Balanced SAFE
9 Army Strong LOSER

The Duel II

Challenge History

Episode Challenge Partners Result
1/2 Last Man Standing SAFE
2 Freezing as Puck Tori SAFE
3 All Shook Up SAFE
4 Luging My Mind Tori SAFE
5 Don't Let Go SAFE
6 Dangle Duo SAFE
7 Burnt SAFE
8 Upside Downer SAFE
9/10 Spelling Air DUEL
10 DUEL
Final Challenge Rachel SECOND

Elimination History

Episode Duel Opponent Result
9/10 Duel Pole Dancing WIN
10 Back Off WIN

Notes

  • Brad did not compete in the "Last Man Standing" challenge due to the uneven number of players and was exempt from the Duel selection.
  • Brad received $35,000 for finishing the Final Challenge in second place.

The Ruins

Challenge History

Episode Challenge Team Result
1 Chain Gang Challengers SAFE
2 Swing On By SAFE
3 Repo Race SAFE
4 Burning Bridge SAFE
5 Block Party SAFE
6 Fruits of Your Labor SAFE
7 Rotary Club SAFE
8 DQ

Notes

  • Brad was disqualified from the game prior to the "On the Fence" challenge due to a physical altercation with Darrell.

Cutthroat

Challenge History

Episode Challenge Team Result
1 Gas Problems Red Team SAFE
2 Brain Buster SAFE
3 Bed Head WIN
4 Bottleneck Stampede WIN
5 Surf's Up SAFE
6 Sky Hook SAFE
7 Gimme a Hand SAFE
8/9 High Ball SAFE
9/10 Riot Act SAFE
10 Czech Point WINNER

Notes

  • Brad received $40,000 from the Red Team bank account.

Vendettas

Challenge History

Episode Challenge Partners Result
1 Get Off the Rock SAFE
2/3 Who’s Got Balls? SAFE
3/4 #Vendettas SAFE
4/5 Food Wars Team 4 SAFE
6/7 Gasping for Air Team 1 RING
7/8 Puppet Master Green Team WIN
8/9 Car Crash Team 3 SAFE
9/10 Kickin' Ass Blue Team WIN
11 This Land is My Land Red Team RING
12 Spanish Treasure Team 1 WIN
12/13 Help Me, Rhonda SAFE
13 Outside the Box OUT

Elimination History

Episode Ring Opponent Result
7 Troubled Water WIN
11 Yankin' My Chain WIN
13 Head Banger OUT

Final Reckoning

Challenge History

Episode Challenge Partner Result
1 Opening Challenge SAFE
2/3 Wreck Yourself WIN
5 Shark Bait WIN
6/7 Off the Rails SAFE
7/8 Dig Deep SAFE
8/9 Don't Push Me Around SAFE
10/11 Dunking for Dinner SAFE
11/12 Sky Bridge OUT

Elimination History

Episode Armageddon Partner Opponents Result
12 Tread Lightly OUT

Redemption History

Episode Apocalypse Partner Opponents Result
15 That's the Ticket LOSE
18 I Got You Pegged OUT

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