The Best Episodes of Deadliest Warrior
Last Updated: Mar 13, 2019
Each week on Deadliest Warrior, a new episode will pit two of the most feared warriors civilization has ever known against each other. Along with the use of 21st century science and the latest in CGI technology, each episode enlists warrior-specific world-class fighters and experts to provide insight into what makes these combatants tick, analyzing every facet of their unique skills of destruction, culminating in a head-to-head final fight between two legends of the battlefield that will produce the deadliest warrior.
#5 - U.S. Army Rangers vs. North Korean Special Operations Forces
Season 3 - Episode 3
A special live episode of Deadliest Warrior boasting the first ever “anticipatory” match, staging the battle between the U.S. Army Rangers and the North Korean Special Operations Forces along the Korean Peninsula as a “possible World War III” scenario.
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#6 - Somali Pirates vs. Medellin Cartel
Season 2 - Episode 7
Somali Pirates, modern-day, RPG-blasting hijackers of the high seas battle the Medellin Cartel, Colombia's most notorious drug lords. In this extraordinary matchup, these two brutal crime gangs will face off with machine guns, machetes and stunningly explosive car bombs.
#7 - Teddy Roosevelt vs. Lawrence of Arabia
Season 3 - Episode 6
Lawrence of Arabia, the fearless British Officer who brought down a mighty empire, faces off against Teddy Roosevelt, the brash and brawny U.S. Army Colonel who overthrew Spanish tyrants in Cuba...
#8 - Green Beret vs Spetsnaz
Season 1 - Episode 6
Green Beret - America's elite special force, versus Spetsnaz - Russia's top-secret, top-notch commandos. Trained to kill anyone, any when, anywhere - these super soldiers use a devastating array of weapons and tactics. It's the best of the west against the beast from the east in a post cold war showdown.
#9 - Roman Centurion vs. Rajput
Season 2 - Episode 6
Worlds collide when a Centurion, commander of Rome's bone-crushing army, takes on a Rajput, India's greatest fighter. In a fight to the finish, these two warriors face off using a chest-splitting javelin, a snake-like coiled sword, and a relentless battle-tank.
#10 - Crazy Horse vs. Pancho Villa
Season 3 - Episode 8
Crazy Horse, the fierce Lakota warrior of the 1870's whose brilliant battle plans and fearless offensives annihilated General Custer at Little Big Horn vs Pancho Villa, The Mexican revolutionary whose guerrilla army destroyed corrupt dictators in the early 20th century and then invaded the United States.
#11 - Shaolin Monk vs Maori
Season 1 - Episode 7
One fights for perfection; the other to honor his ancestors. A Shaolin Monk - the ultimate pacifist killing machine from China versus a Maori - fierce, bone-crushing warrior from New Zealand. Steel whips, metal spikes and wickedly versatile hooks versus wood, shark teeth, stingray spines and stone. The hardest weapon on the battlefield is not made of steel.
#12 - KGB vs. CIA
Season 2 - Episode 9
KGB, the Kremlin's covert killers goes head-to-head with the CIA, America's clandestine assassins. Deadly spymasters of the Cold War face off with chilling top-secret arsenals: silenced mini-machine guns, exploding spikes, brutal shoe knives and neck-slicing garrote wires.
#13 - SWAT vs. GSG-9
Season 2 - Episode 1
An epic match-up featuring SWAT, the elite special forces of U.S. law enforcement, against Germany's GSG-9, the ultra-secretive paramilitary arm of the German Police. Utilizing sniper rifles, shot guns and paralyzing stun tools two of the world's toughest police forces will go head-to-head in an historic, never-before-seen firefight to the death.
#14 - Ming Warrior vs. Musketeer
Season 2 - Episode 11
Ming Warrior, the innovative killer who deployed exploding land-mines and flaming arrows to forge China's greatest empire faces off with the Musketeer, the elite French fighter whose skill with the rapier and musket were legendary.
#15 - Pirate vs Knight
Season 1 - Episode 4
A Pirate - the merciless high seas marauder; versus a Knight - the armored battle tank that crushed infidels underfoot. It's an explosive, bloody battle between two fighters who hate everything the other stands for - pistols versus crossbow, gunpowder against armor, and cutlass versus a spiked ball of death.
#17 - Nazi SS vs. Viet Cong
Season 2 - Episode 5
The Nazi SS, Adolf Hitler's homicidal shock troops of WW II , battle the Viet Cong, the murderous masters of jungle warfare. Two of the most lethal foes ever faced by American GIs square off in a bloody showdown using machine guns, flesh-burning flamethrowers, and flying poison spikes.
#18 - Apache vs Gladiator
Season 1 - Episode 1
An Apache - the greatest stealth fighter in American History, versus a Gladiator - crowd-thrilling killer of ancient Rome. It's stone versus steel, devious against direct, surprise versus slaughter, as these two go toe to toe in a no-holds barred battle to the death.
#19 - Ivan the Terrible vs. Hernan Cortes
Season 3 - Episode 7
Ivan the Terrible, Russia's sadistic 16th Century tsar whose murderous, mounted death squads built Europe's largest empire of its time vs. Hernán Cortés, the brutal Spanish explorer whose conquistadors conquered the largest empire in North America of the 16th Century.
#20 - IRA vs Taliban
Season 1 - Episode 9
Two groups whose disregard for civilian casualties in the pursuit of their own agendas have made them infamous. IRA - the urban guerrilla from Ireland versus the Taliban mountain fighters from Afghanistan.
#21 - Persian Immortal vs. Celt
Season 2 - Episode 8
A Persian Immortal, the professional killer that drove a 6th century BC war machine, battles a Celt, the giant Iron Age European clansman. Horse-drawn chariots rush to a deadly showdown with brutal sword beat-downs, spears, clubs and battle-axes.
#23 - Yakuza vs Mafia
Season 1 - Episode 5
Mafia - the deadly crime family that rule New York's 1920's underworld, versus Yakuza - feared gang lords that dominate the mean streets of 1940's Tokyo. Their bloody turf war to decide who is deadliest will be settled with machine guns, sawed off shotguns, pistols, bats, nunchukus and icepicks.
#24 - William Wallace vs Shaka Zulu
Season 1 - Episode 8
Both fight for revenge. Both built an army to spill the blood of their enemies. Deadliest Warrior gets personal with a battle between two of the greatest warrior-generals that ever lived. William Wallace - claymore wielding wild man from Scotland versus Shaka Zulu whose ferocity, speed and toughness became legend.