Its more popular for a pretty basic reason among the uneducated (in the sport) masses.
The guys on Tough Enough look like action figures. (Also Austin is an icon in "Sports Entertainment")
This season, the guys on TUF look like those whom the action figures save.
Sig courtesy of that photo-matic magician limba
I went out the way that I fight. I went out on my shield. That’s it. Done. --Chuck Liddell
My goal is to end my opponent --Carlos Condit