The BEST episodes of Ink Master: Grudge Match

Every episode of Ink Master: Grudge Match ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Ink Master: Grudge Match!

Past Ink Master competitors get a chance to settle the score against old rivals in this reality tattoo competition.

Last Updated: 3/12/2024Network: Paramount NetworkStatus: Ended
Quitters and Outfitters
38 votes

#1 - Quitters and Outfitters

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/5/2019

Oba Jackson and Tiara Gordon determine whose early exit on Season 11 was more deserved, while Sketchy Lawyer and Mike McAskill find out who doesn't need politics to win.

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Mano Y Mano
34 votes

#2 - Mano Y Mano

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/17/2019

Season nine's TThom Bulman watns a rematch against alleged cheater Ulyss Blair. Boneface takes another swing at season nine champ Bubba Irwin. Can Bubba defend his title witthout teammate DJ Tambe in his corner?

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Run Your Machine, Not Your Mouth
69 votes

#3 - Run Your Machine, Not Your Mouth

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/1/2019

Season 12 rivals Alexis Kovacs and Ash Mann look to settle unfinished business, while Master Anthony Michaels tries to tame the trash-talking winner of Season 10, Josh Payne.

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Friends and Foes
43 votes

#4 - Friends and Foes

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/29/2019

Season 3 new-school tattoo legends Jime Litwalk and Craig Foster duke it out in a grudge of passion, and Sirvone Smith tries to outmaneuver his Season 8 foe Tuff Tito.

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Tattoo Yourself
33 votes

#5 - Tattoo Yourself

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/12/2019

King Ruck & Julia Carlson tattooed themselves to stay in the Competition, but it still stings for eliminated Artists Keith Diffenderfer & Angel Bauta. With no excuses left can these salty Artists beat those who outlasted them?

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My Style is Better Than Yours
51 votes

#6 - My Style is Better Than Yours

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/15/2019

Cam Pohl seeks revenge after being stabbed in the back by Pon in Season 12, and Season 11 rivals Kyle Mackenzie and Tim Stafford put their versatility to the test.

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The Hunter vs. The Hunted
52 votes

#7 - The Hunter vs. The Hunted

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/8/2019

Angel Rose seeks payback for having been targeted by Jimmy Snaz and former coach Cleen in Season 11, and Sparks plans to show Jason Elliott he isn't too weak for Ink Master.

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Technical Chops
33 votes

#8 - Technical Chops

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/19/2019

Robbed artists face the artists that robbed them as Season 11's Gonzo battles Austin Rose, and Matt Buck and Katie Rhoden rehash their feud from Season 10.

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Old Dogs, Old Tricks
36 votes

#9 - Old Dogs, Old Tricks

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/10/2019

Season 12's Tito Zambrano wants revenge on Big Jaz, and St. Marq and Ashley Velazquez from Season 7 bring the fireworks as up-and-comers take on veterans.

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All Bark and No Bite
37 votes

#10 - All Bark and No Bite

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/3/2019

Season 5's LT is determined to gain the respect he believes he's owed by Ryan Eternal, and clashing personalities April Nicole and Made Rich from Season 9 square off.

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Arrogant Youth
51 votes

#11 - Arrogant Youth

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/22/2019

Jeremy Brown takes another stab at impressing his Season 10 coach, Steve Tefft, while Season 9's Christian Buckingham and Dane Smith are out to earn each other's respect.

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33 votes

#12 - TKO

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/26/2019

Season 2's Sebastian Murphy and Mark Matthews pack a punch as they settle the score, and Aaron Is seeks revenge on Katie McGowan for his Season 9 elimination.

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