'The Challenge: USA' Finale Is Here — Who Wins? (SPOILERS)

Allison DeGrushe - Author

Sep. 14 2022, Updated 3:31 p.m. ET

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Spoiler alert: This article contains major spoilers for The Challenge: USA.

As the first season of The Challenge: USA comes to an end, we welcome another set of CBS reality show winners to the world.

The series, which is a spinoff of MTV's reality competition series The Challenge, features contestants from Big Brother, Survivor, Love Island, and The Amazing Race.

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If you're as excited as we are for the reality competition series, then there's no possible way you can wait for the finale to see who wins. No, you are just absolutely dying for spoilers — luckily, that's what we're here for!

With that said, keep reading to find out who wins The Challenge: USA. Plus, stick around as we reveal what's next for them!

The cast of 'The Challenge: USA.'
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Who wins 'The Challenge: USA'?

In March 2022, well-known spoiler account Pink Rose shared who went home on The Challenge: USA. (This is not in episodic order).

According to the source, James and Cayla eliminated Cashel and Tiffany; David and Justine sent Xavier and Shantel home; and Leo and Sarah sent Cinco and Azah packing. Leo partnered up with Alyssa, and the pair eliminated Kyland and Kyra from the competition.

Prior to the finals, Javonny, Cely, James, Tasha, Derek, Shannon, Leo, Cashay, David, and Alyssa were all eliminated, leaving Ben, Desi, Enzo, Dom, Tyson, Justine, Cayla, Angela, Sarah, and Danny to battle it out in the finale.

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Danny McCray and Sarah Lacina win ‘The Challenge: USA.’
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Danny McCray and Sarah Lacina

By the final leg, the only remaining contestants were Danny, Justine, Tyson, Cayla, Dom, and Sarah. Our jaws hit the floor when Justine, Tyson, Cayla, and Dom all quit, leaving only Danny and Sarah to fight 'til the end.

All they had to do was complete their final challenge, which is exactly what they did. By the end of the episode, Danny McCray and Sarah Lacina were crowned the winners of The Challenge: USA.

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Not only did Danny and Sarah split the $500,000 grand prize, but since the rest of the contestants tapped out, they won all of those bank accounts as well! At the end of the episode, Danny took to Twitter to jokingly brag about his winnings. "Me walking in to get my money from TJ," he wrote.

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Now that Danny and Sarah have officially won, what's next for these hardcore competitors?

The duo will represent the USA in 'The Challenge: Global Championship.'

As the champs, Danny and Sarah will represent the USA on the upcoming Paramount Plus series The Challenge: Global Championship. According to MTV, the series — which was initially titled The Challenge: War of the Worlds — will feature competitors from the United States, Australia, United Kingdom, and Argentina.

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The two-part tournament starts off with "the biggest reality athletes battling it out to be named their country's champion."

Then, the winners from four new spinoffs of the long-running series — The Challenge: USA, The Challenge: Argentina, The Challenge: Australia, and The Challenge: U.K. — advance to the worldwide tourney and battle for the World Champion title.

The Challenge: USA Season 1 finale airs on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 9 p.m. on CBS.

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