‘The Challenge 36’: Nelson Thomas Says Fessy Shafaat Knew About His Dislocated Finger Before Hall Brawl

The challenge The star Fessy Shafaat turned on his friends Cory Wharton and Nelson Thomas by choosing to go against the latter, someone he saw as a layup, in the elimination of Hall Brawl. Throughout the Brawl Hall, many, including guest TJ Lavin felt that Fessy was “playing dirty” by putting her hands in Nelson’s face and trying to beat him. Nelson says he also had a broken finger that Fessy knew before he was fired.

Derrick Henry, Nelson Thomas, Cory Wharton, Chris "Ammo" Hall, Kailah Casillas and Jenna Compono will attend Challenge XXX: Final Fan Experience
Derrick Henry, Nelson Thomas, Cory Wharton, Chris “Ammo” Hall, Kailah Casillas and Jenna Compono will attend Challenge XXX: Final Fan Experience | Lars Niki

Nelson Thomas and Cory Wharton joined Fessy Shafaat during ‘The Challenge 35’

Last season, veterans and Young Buck Team members Nelson Thomas and Cory Wharton joined former college footballer and Big brother rookie Fessy Shafaat.

They often hung out in the house, and Nelson and Cory apparently made Fessy an honorary member of their team. Nelson proved his loyalty to Cory by volunteering to get rid of him because the last one on the way had a baby.

Throughout the following program, the section celebrated the friendship, namely Nelson, who noted that he wanted to run the finals with his boys. As they walked to the exit, the contestants realized it was an interesting Hall Brawl, and Fessy told the double producer to choose Tori Deal to get his golden skull.

Even though he knew he had to go against his friend, Fessy thought he had the size advantage and a high hand.

Nelson says Fessy knew about his dislocated finger before Hall Brawl

When he was fired, the former footballer appeared to be dirty when he put his fingers in Nelson’s face and kept trying to knock him to the floor. Moreover, he showed more focus on hurting his friend than winning.

Shortly before he was fired, Nelson spoke to Cory outside by the fire, and the last one seemed to be playing with his hand. After the show, Nelson revealed that his friend was rubbing his finger as he dislocated him during his day-to-day mission against Leroy Garrett.

LOVE: ‘The 35th Challenge’: Jenny West hired a Contact Sports Coach to prepare her for the Hall Brawl

In Instagram Alive, the recently fired player said Fessy knew about his finger but pressed his knee against his face during the Hall Brawl. He also accused his former friend of playing dirty by tearing his helmet off and putting dirt in his face.

Fessy has since responded to Nelson in an Instagram Story where he shows his finger and shoulder injured. The fragment reads, “everyone is hurt, there is no excuse. ” The Challenge 36 air Wednesday at 8/7 Media on MTV.

Scroll to Top