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Stallone's "The Contender" Show

February 17, 2005 (3:29 am) GMT
Sylvester Stallone's upcoming reality TV boxing show The Contender suffers a blow as one of its one contestant has committed suicide

Sylvester Stallone's upcoming reality TV boxing show "The Contender" suffers a severe blow a month before its debut in America because Najai Turpin, one of its boxer contestants has found dead in his home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on February 14, 2005.

Stallone and "The Contender" co-creator, Mark Burnett, do not want to comment further on Najai Turpin death. Yet, Burnett promises not to edit the boxer scenes out of the show, rather there will be a pay tribute to him with a written message after one of the upcoming programs.

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