Forged in Fire (2022): S09E17 – Gladiators of the Forge: The Final Battles


Forged in Fire is an American competition series that airs on the History Channel, and is produced by Outpost Entertainment, a Leftfield Entertainment company.

History ordered an initial eight episodes of the series with the first programme premiering on Monday 22 June 2015, at 10.00 pm (US Eastern Time), and ending on 10 August 2010.


  • Event 09: Acinaces (using 1095 & 15N20 high-carbon steel in a 100-layer twisted Damascus).
  • Event 10: Dolabra (using any metal and technique).

In the fifth and closing episode of the “Gladiators of the Forge” series, the host and judges retake control of the weapon style choices, forging techniques, and parameters. For event 9, Eric returns and is given another chance to overthrow Jesse, the current reigning “Gladiator of the Forge”. Jesse and Eric are tasked with fabricating an acinaces with an anthropomorphic hilt, among other parameters. Event 10 sees Kurt, a 2-time “Gladiator of the Forge” winner from the miniseries’ first episode, back in action. Jesse and Kurt make a dolabra battle axe with a leather-wrapped handle.

Forged in Fire Series

You can find a full index and overview of Forged in Fire Series 09 here.

You can find a full index and overview of Forged in Fire here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 03 August 2022.
  • Running Time: 42 minutes.
  • Rating: TV-PG.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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