Mark Long Admitted to Throwing an Important Elimination to Johnny ‘Bananas’ During ‘The Challenge’
Mark Long, a two-time Challenge champion, proposed a season of only old school players and received enough interest to turn it into a spinoff, All-Stars. Shortly before the finale, “the Godfather” announced that he had sent Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio packing.
Mark Long was the winner of two seasons of ‘The Challenge.’
Mark Long, the star of Road Rules, made his debut on The Challenge in its second season (1999), winning it with his team and taking home a little over $6,500.
He returned a few years later for Battle of the Sexes (2003) and won again, winning $51,000 in total.
This photo of me and @NehemiahMTV is one of my favorites… It exemplifies fellowship, brotherhood, and mutual support in a variety of ways.
I had the impression that he and I had strategic disagreements at times, but we still had each other’s backs. Thank you so much, roommate. image Twitter: https://twitter.com/yfRt6nLsgq
May 19, 2021 — Mark Long (@TheMarkLong)
Mark Long Has Confirmed That ‘The Challenge: All Stars’ Will Have A Reunion Special This Season
The reality star participated in the 2004 sequel as well, but was forced to withdraw before the finals. After a quick break, Mark returned for The Gauntlet 2 (2006) as part of the Veterans but lost the final challenge.
Regardless, he walked away with around $8,700. Finally, the two-time champ gave it another go in The Duel 2 (2009) but finished third, earning $15,000.
He competed on ‘Battle of the Exes’ before returning for ‘All Stars’
In 2012, Mark returned for Battle of the Exes alongside ex-girlfriend Robin Hibbard, whom he began dating after meeting on Battle of the Sexes. The two performed well throughout the competition, winning a daily mission along the way.
However, then-power couple CT Tamburello and Diem Brown threw Mark and Robin into elimination against their allies Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio and Camila Nakagawa, who placed last in the challenge.
Just wrapped a surprise project…
Any guesses??? pic.twitter.com/dHY4ulWIah
— Mark… This story is a short summary. Hope you enjoyed.