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Deadliest Warrior

Season 1 2009

  • 2009-04-07T19:00:00-07:00 on Spike TV
  • 45 mins
  • 6 hours, 27 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary, Reality, Special Interest
Each week on Deadliest Warrior, a new episode will pit two of the most feared warriors civilization has ever known against each other. Along with the use of 21st century science and the latest in CGI technology, each episode enlists warrior-specific world-class fighters and experts to provide insight into what makes these combatants tick, analyzing every facet of their unique skills of destruction, culminating in a head-to-head final fight between two legends of the battlefield that will produce the deadliest warrior.

9 episodes

1x01 Apache vs. Gladiator

  • Series Premiere


An Apache - the greatest stealth fighter in American History, versus a Gladiator - crowd-thrilling killer of ancient Rome. It's stone versus steel, devious against direct, surprise versus slaughter, as these two go toe to toe in a no-holds barred battle to the death.

1x02 Viking vs. Samurai

  • 2009-04-14T19:00:00-07:00

The speed and fighting style of a Samurai warrior faced off with the strength and determination of a Nordic Viking.

1x03 Spartan vs. Ninja

  • 2009-04-21T19:00:00-07:00

Spartan vs Ninja - the ultimate bronze age warrior meets the silent assassin from Japan.

1x04 Pirate vs. Knight

  • 2009-04-28T19:00:00-07:00

A Pirate - the merciless high seas marauder; versus a Knight - the armored battle tank that crushed infidels underfoot. It's an explosive, bloody battle between two fighters who hate everything the other stands for - pistols versus crossbow, gunpowder against armor, and cutlass versus a spiked ball of death.

1x05 Yakuza vs. Mafia

  • 2009-05-05T19:00:00-07:00

Mafia - the deadly crime family that rule New York's 1920's underworld, versus Yakuza - feared gang lords that dominate the mean streets of 1940's Tokyo. Their bloody turf war to decide who is deadliest will be settled with machine guns, sawed off shotguns, pistols, bats, nunchukus and icepicks.

Green Beret - America's elite special force, versus Spetsnaz - Russia's top-secret, top-notch commandos. Trained to kill anyone, any when, anywhere - these super soldiers use a devastating array of weapons and tactics. It's the best of the west against the beast from the east in a post cold war showdown.

1x07 Shaolin Monk vs. Maori

  • 2009-05-19T19:00:00-07:00

One fights for perfection; the other to honor his ancestors. A Shaolin Monk - the ultimate pacifist killing machine from China versus a Maori - fierce, bone-crushing warrior from New Zealand. Steel whips, metal spikes and wickedly versatile hooks versus wood, shark teeth, stingray spines and stone. The hardest weapon on the battlefield is not made of steel.

Both fight for revenge. Both built an army to spill the blood of their enemies. Deadliest Warrior gets personal with a battle between two of the greatest warrior-generals that ever lived. William Wallace - claymore wielding wild man from Scotland versus Shaka Zulu whose ferocity, speed and toughness became legend.

1x09 IRA vs. Taliban

  • 2009-05-31T19:00:00-07:00

Two groups whose disregard for civilian casualties in the pursuit of their own agendas have made them infamous. IRA - the urban guerrilla from Ireland versus the Taliban mountain fighters from Afghanistan.