Cincinnati Bengals star wide receiver Chad Ochocinco (formerly Chad Johnson) is using his off-season to pursue happiness off the field in his new VH1 original series “Ochocinco: The Ultimate Catch.” The series is a mix of Ochocinco’s on-field charisma blended with the drama of the dating pool played out in a bracket-style dating tournament.
On the first day, 85 women from across the country will take part in Ochocinco’s “dating training camp” held at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA. Throughout the day, Ochocinco will evaluate each woman’s performance to where only 17 are left on the official team roster. Also on hand to help him narrow down the competition throughout the season will be Ochocinco’s close friend and star wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings, Bernard Berrian. From there, the ladies will be matched up based on their rankings and will competitively date Ochocinco based on those bracket-style “matchups.” At the end of each episode, the winners from each “matchup” will move on to the next round of the tournament. In the end, the championship date between the two remaining women will result in Ochocinco awarding the last woman the coveted Championship Ring and his heart. Hopefully, she turns out to be his greatest catch this season!