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Gladiators icons then and now – tragic death, prison, career change and health battle

With the new generation of Gladiators being revealed, Daily Star is taking a look at what the ripped athletes who put the iconic show on the map decades ago are up to now

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Gladiators is finally returning to screens with a new batch of uber-fit lads and lasses ready to take on anyone brave enough to enter.

With new hosts too – Bradley and Barney Walsh – the BBC revival is set to be a completely updated version of the classic ITV series.

But without the likes of Wolf, Jet and Cobra, the show wouldn't have the dedicated fanbase it still does to the day – and nobody would be desperate for it to be back on screens.

READ MORE: New Gladiators announced as three ripped athletes join and confirm new names

So, as the new cast is being announced, Daily Star is taking a look at what the Gladiators who put the show on the map are up to now.

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