The teams compete in such events as Power Ball, Assault, The Wall and Hang Tough. The Eliminator round decides the winner of the tournament. This are the Events used during the season: The Pyramid | Assault | Hang Tough | The Joust | Gauntlet | Tug O War | Snapback | Swingshot | BreakThrough & Conquer | Powerball | Skytrack | Whiplash | The Wall | Gauntlet | The Eliminator
Last Episode01x14 Second Half Preliminary Round 1 Aired: Sep. 01, 1989
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- John Harlan - Announcer(90-93)
- Mike Adamie - Host(89-97)
- Lisa Malosky - Host (93-95)
- Todd Christensen - Host(89-90)
- Joe Theisman - Host(1989)
Series Fun Facts
- According to Nitro, season seven was supposed to be his last season as an active Gladiator, but he got convinced into going overseas for a season of "International Gladiators." This version…
[show]According to Nitro, season seven was supposed to be his last season as an active Gladiator, but he got convinced into going overseas for a season of "International Gladiators." This version of the series was filmed in Manchester, England, and featured Gladiators and contenders from all over the world.
- Creator John Ferraro's idea for "American Gladiators" was inspired by the 1987 Arnold Schwarzenegger film "The Running Man".
- Prior to become Gladiators, Laser and Nitro played football together for the Los Angeles Rams.