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The Biggest Loser's Fan Favorite Gets a Second Chance

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Talk about a glutton for punishment!

Fifteen new contestants have been announced for the next season of NBC's The Biggest Loser for heinous workouts at the hands of two of TV's toughest reality-show peeps: trainers Jillian Michaels and Bob Harper. And, one fan favorite, Daniel Wright, is back from season seven for another shot at scaling down.

Here's who will be competing for the $250,000 grand prize when the "second chances"-themed season eight debuts Sept. 15...

Season eight contenders:

Sean Algaier (youth pastor), 29, Tulsa, Okla.
Amanda Arlauska (patient care technician), 19, Butler, N.J.
Danny Cahill (land surveyor/musician), 39, Broken Arrow, Okla.
Mozziz "Mo" Dewalt (youth mentor), 56, Louisville, Ky.
Antoine Dove (health insurance agent), 23, Dudley, N.C.
Julio Gomez (mortgage loan officer), 40, Algonquin, Ill.
Dina Mercado (custodian), 28, Commerce, Calif.
Rebecca Mayer (student/nanny), 25, Des Moines, Iowa
Rudy Pauls (engineer), 31, Brooklyn, Conn.
Abby Rike (teacher), 35, Mabank, Texas
Allen Smith (firefighter/EMT), 44, Columbus, Ind.
Shauntina "Shay" Sorrells (social worker), 30, Newport Beach, Calif.
Alexandra White (student), 20, Harrisburg, Pa.
Daniel Wright (student), 20, Willow Spring, N.C.
Liz Young (salesperson), 49, Lewisburg, Tenn.
Tracey Yukich (homemaker), 37, Allen, Texas

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Who are you looking forward to seeing on the show? Pick your favorites in the comments below.

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