Shaolin Monks -- the ultimate pacifist killing machines; versus Maori -- fierce, bone-crushing warriors. One fights for perfection; the other to honor his ancestors.
A Spartan -- the bronze battle tank of "300;" versus a Ninja -- Japan's legendary master of death. This is an ancient east vs. west, strength vs. stealth battle to the death.
The best warriors of season one vie for the titles of Deadliest Ancient and Modern Warrior.
The Mafia -- a New York crime family of the 1920s; versus the Yakuza -- gang lords of 1940s Tokyo. Machine guns, sawn off shotguns, nunchuks and icepicks are all fair game.
William Wallace -- the legendary Scottish revolutionary; versus Shaka Zulu -- the warrior king of Africa. It's swords vs. iklwas and kilts vs. bare-feet in a battle to the death.
The Taliban -- radical puritan extremists; versus the I.R.A. -- elusive, hard-hitting terrorists. It's a battle to the death with rocket launchers, flamethrowers, and carbines.
A Pirate -- the merciless high seas marauder; versus a Knight -- the armored battle tank that crushed infidels underfoot. It's a pistols vs. crossbows, gunpowder vs. armor melee.
An Apache -- the greatest stealth fighter in American history; versus a Gladiator -- crowd-thrilling killer of ancient Rome. It's stone vs. steel, as these two battle to the death.
Vikings -- savage Scandinavian raiders; against Samurai -- Japan's elite warrior class. It's power vs. speed, axe vs. sword, as these heavily armored legends battle to the death.
The Green Berets -- America's unstoppable elite special forces; against the Spetsnaz -- top secret ruthless Russian commandos. The Cold War heats up in this battle to the death.