Randy Couture is out to help fellow gym entrepreneurs. | Dave
Two coaches from Bellator
MMA’s “Fight Master” will return to Spike TV this summer in a
new reality show.
The cable channel Monday announced that Randy
Couture and Frank
Shamrock will host “Gym Rescue,” a series in the vein of
Spike’s “Bar Rescue” and “Tattoo Rescue” which will see the former
MMA champions try to revive struggling gyms. The three-episode
series is set to debut Aug. 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
Shot on location in Florida and Colorado, “Gym Rescue” will not
focus solely on MMA gyms, with Couture and Shamrock taking on
everything “from traditional gyms to military-style boot-camps to
yoga studios.” The series is part of a “multi-year creative
partnership” between Spike and Couture which was announced in
In addition to operating their own gyms, Couture and Shamrock
served as coaches on the inaugural season of “Fight Master.”
Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney told
MMAJunkie.com in January that there are no plans to mount a
second season of the tournament-based reality show.