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TNA Wrestlers to be on next season of "The Amazing Race"


Filming for the historic 25th season of The Amazing Race began earlier this morning when teams departed from Times Square in New York City.

One of those teams was a pair of pro wrestlers in Robbie E. Strauss and Brooke Adams, both of whom have competed for TNA Wrestling.

Strauss is a former TNA World Tag Team Champion as a member of The BroMans, while Adams is a former two-time TNA Women’s Knockout Champion and a one-time TNA Women’s Knockout Tag Team Champion. She had a short stint with World Wrestling Entertainment in 2006 as a member of Extreme Exposé in ECW.

The two are currently dating.

Per CBSPressExpress.com, here’s a look at the full crop of teams competing next season:

  • Bethany Hamilton and Adam Dirks: Married Surfers from Princeville, Hawaii
  •  Kym Perfetto and Alli Forsythe: Urban Bike Racers from Brooklyn, N.Y.
  •  Amy DeJong and Maya Warren: Food Scientists from Madison, Wisc.
  •  Lisa Thomson and Michelle Thomson: Realtor Sisters from Miami, Fla.
  •  Michael Ward and Scott Strazzullo: Firefighters from Boston, Mass.
  •  Brooke Adams and Robbie E. Strauss: Dating Pro Wrestlers from Houston, Texas and Woodbridge, N.J., respectively.
  •  Tim Tsao and Te Jay McGrath: College Sweethearts from Pasadena, Calif.
  •  Isabelle Du and Dennis Hour: Model and Accountant, respectively, from Tustin, Calif.
  •  Keith Tollefson and Whitney Duncan: Engaged Couple from Nashville, Tenn.
  •  Misti and Jim Raman: Married Dentists from Columbia, S.C.
  •  Shelley and Nici Porter: Mother/Daughter from Detroit, Mich.

The 25th season of “The Amazing Race” will air this fall on the CBS Television Network. Phil Keoghan will be the host.

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