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MTV’s The Challenge fans adored the first season of The Challenge: All Stars. And now that All Stars officially came to a close, everyone’s wondering what’s next for the returning veteran players. It looks like Yes Duffy, who returned after a near-20-year hiatus, isn’t ready to hang his hat just yet. Here’s what he said about returning to the show after the first All Stars season.

[Spoiler alert: Spoilers ahead for The Challenge: All Stars.]

Who won ‘The Challenge: All Stars’? Yes Duffy conquered the final

MTV's 'The Challenge' star Yes Duffy speaks during a 'Rally Against Tobacco' in 2005
MTV star Yes Duffy speaks during a ‘Rally Against Tobacco’ in 2005 | Tim Boyle/Getty Images

MTV’s The Challenge fans finally get to see who took home the $500,000 grand prize on The Challenge: All Stars. And Yes was the one to claim the top spot.

Yes managed to avoid eliminations all season long, and many figured he’d make it all the way to the end given his physical and mental prowess. The final for All Stars involved male and female finalists teaming up for each leg to accrue points, and he seemed to have the perfect partner each time. The final leg was a foot race to the top of a mountain. Darrell Taylor had an early lead, but Yes managed to gain momentum just as Darrell gassed out.

“I worked hard for that thing,” Yes explained to Entertainment Weekly. “I didn’t come there to lose. Man, second place is losing. That’s last place in my mind. I’m not leaving my kids for 30 days and dealing with all of the issues around having been gone to just not grind ’til the wheels fall off.”

Yes Duffy gave a clue he’d compete on future MTV seasons

So, what does Yes’s future with MTV’s The Challenge look like? While he was unsure about how far he’d make it going into All Stars, it seems he has a newfound sense of confidence after winning. His inner competitor shined as he strode past Darrell.

“I am a real competitive dude,” Yes told Entertainment Weekly. “I grew up as a wrestler. The competitor in me is alive and well and happy. I’ll sh*t talk anybody all the way to the end of the game, and then I’ll hug them and high-five them when we’re done! It’s hella fun.”

So, will Yes compete on future seasons of the game? “I’ll go up against anybody and just ride the ride until the wheels fall off,” he said. This seems to indicate we’ll see him on reality TV again, and perhaps even on a regular season of The Challenge instead of All Stars.

It doesn’t look like Yes will be part of The Challenge Season 37 cast, as rumors already suggested who’s filming for the season. But perhaps he’ll join the season after to see what it’s like in the house with the younger crowd.

Will there be another season of ‘The Challenge: All Stars’?


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With all this talk of future seasons of MTV’s The Challenge, what’s going on with All Stars? It doesn’t look like Paramount+ renewed the series for season 2 just yet. But a former Real World contestant noted All Stars season 2 is already casting.

Mark Long, one of the series creators and contestants, also hopes to see another All Stars season. “My perfect dream of this, if I could script the future for the OG All Stars, would be that we probably do multiple seasons and then at some point have the biggest moment of reality television when the OGs go up against the new kids that’s airing now,” he told Entertainment Weekly. “It’s like the Super Bowl of The Challenge and it’ll be the biggest thing that you’ve ever seen from The Challenge, that is that for d*mn sure.”

We’ll have to wait and see what happens to The Challenge and if Yes joins in another season in the future.

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