Season 12 rivals Alexis Kovacs and Ash Mann look to settle unfinished business, while Master Anthony Michaels tries to tame the trash-talking winner of Season 10, Josh Payne.
Angel Rose seeks payback for having been targeted by Jimmy Snaz and former coach Cleen in Season 11, and Sparks plans to show Jason Elliott he isn't too weak for Ink Master.
Cam Pohl seeks revenge after being stabbed in the back by Pon in Season 12, and Season 11 rivals Kyle Mackenzie and Tim Stafford put their versatility to the test.
Jeremy Brown takes another stab at impressing his Season 10 coach, Steve Tefft, while Season 9's Christian Buckingham and Dane Smith are out to earn each other's respect.
Season 3 new-school tattoo legends Jime Litwalk and Craig Foster duke it out in a grudge of passion, and Sirvone Smith tries to outmaneuver his Season 8 foe Tuff Tito.
Oba Jackson and Tiara Gordon determine whose early exit on Season 11 was more deserved, while Sketchy Lawyer and Mike McAskill find out who doesn't need politics to win.
King Ruck & Julia Carlson tattooed themselves to stay in the Competition, but it still stings for eliminated Artists Keith Diffenderfer & Angel Bauta. With no excuses left can these salty Artists beat those who outlasted them?
Robbed artists face the artists that robbed them as Season 11's Gonzo battles Austin Rose, and Matt Buck and Katie Rhoden rehash their feud from Season 10.
Season 2's Sebastian Murphy and Mark Matthews pack a punch as they settle the score, and Aaron Is seeks revenge on Katie McGowan for his Season 9 elimination.
Season 5's LT is determined to gain the respect he believes he's owed by Ryan Eternal, and clashing personalities April Nicole and Made Rich from Season 9 square off.
Season 12's Tito Zambrano wants revenge on Big Jaz, and St. Marq and Ashley Velazquez from Season 7 bring the fireworks as up-and-comers take on veterans.