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'Ink Master' artist Kyle Dunbar talks feud with Chris Nunez, 'playing the game' with opponents

December 05, 2014

'Ink Master' artist Kyle Dunbar talks feud with Chris Nunez, 'playing the game' with opponents

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December 03, 2017

Hitting the road with Kyle Dunbar

April 06, 2015

Former Ink Master contestant Kyle Dunbar has packed up his tattoo equipment and hit the road looking for adventure. With his family in tow, Dunbar will be traveling the country and trying to make a living as a roving tattoo artist. Over the coming months Dunbar will share his tales of the road with us here on Part 1. Part 2.  Part 3Part 4. Part 5.

See Kyle Dunbar's tattoos from this season's 'Ink Master' before his clash with Chris Nunez

August 16, 2014

Genesee County artist Kyle Dunbar has been talked about for the last week or so for his shoving match with judge Chris Nunez on Spike TV's reality competition tattoo show "Ink Master."

But before getting kicked off the show on Tuesday night's episode April 15, he added some more tattoos to his portfolio.

After making it to the Top 4 in last year's season of "Ink Master," television viewers and supporters voted him to compete for a chance to appear in Season 4 of the show. He won the face-off with another eliminated contestant in the Season 3 finale, and he earned a spot to return this year.

Emotional ink: Hundreds get tattoos to fight suicide, depression

September 12, 2016

"This tattoo will be a constant reminder of how I made it here," said Royer, just before tattoo artist Kyle Dunbar, of Spike TV's "Ink Master" fame, tattooed the semicolon on her wrist. "A lot of the cutting was brought on by bullying."

Ink Master’s Kyle Dunbar: Tattoo Artist and MMA Fan

March 25, 2014

Ink Master’s Kyle Dunbar understands a little of both worlds. Hailing from Flint, Mich., Dunbar has been refining his tattooing skills for two decades. The parallels between his career and the growth of MMA are abundant—hard work, dedication and sacrifice. The self-taught artist found himself in the limelight on the third and fourth seasons of Spike TV’s reality show, much the way that up-and-coming fighters have on the network’s past MMA-themed series.

Juggalo tattoo artist from Flint, Michigan

October 02, 2013

On last nights episode of Spike TV‘s “Ink Master”Kyle Dunbar a Juggalo tattoo artist from Flint, Michigan was eliminated. With his elimination from the competition it is down to the final three who will compete for $100,000 on the season finale.

Ink Master's Kyle Dunbar Sets Up Temporary Shop at Scottsdale's Old Town Ink

July 16, 2014

Kyle Dunbar is no stranger to the tatted and TV-watching crowd. Thanks to his two-season run on Spike TV's Master Ink, the self-taught Michigan tattoo artist has acquired quite the following for his bold imagery and signature realism. Now that Dunbar has departed from the show, that following is coming full circle as he works his way across the country to meet and mark the fans who favor his work.

Former ‘Ink Master’ contestant Kyle Dunbar is using his fame to make a difference in the lives of wounded veterans.

October 15, 2015

Kyle Dunbar might be too real for reality TV. The Flint, Mich., native has never been one to keep quiet when something doesn’t sit well with him. It’s a trait that got him kicked off Spike TV’s tattoo-competition show, “Ink Master,” in 2014, after a near fight with one of the judges.

It’s also a trait that’s earned him a considerable amount of fame, which he’s now using for a good cause — tattooing wounded veterans.

Kyle Dunbar stopped by NBC 25 Today

December 04, 2014

Kyle Dunbar, owner and artist at Almighty Tattoo in Flint, stopped by NBC 25 Today to update us on how he's doing on Spike TV's season 3 of Ink Master. The show puts 16 artists under some of the most difficult challenges, to find the best tattoo artist in the nation. Click on the video to hear the latest from Kyle!

Kyle Dunbar talks about departure from Ink Master

January 02, 2015

Kyle Dunbar visits the NBC25 Today studios to talk about his departure from Spike TV's Ink Master, and what's in store for him next. Click on the video for the full interview!

Kyle Dunbar shoves Chris Nunez, gets eliminated from 'Ink Master'

November 05, 2014

After weeks of clashing with show judge Chris Nunez, Flint tattoo artist Kyle Dunbar finally reached his breaking point on Tuesday's episode, leading to a physical confrontation between the two.

Kyle Dunbar wins challenge

January 01, 2020

Two of the canvases were respected in the world of mixed martial arts: professional fighter Frank Trigg, and former fighter Jimmy Smith, who is now the host of Bellator Fighting Championship.

Dunbar chose Smith for the canvas of his tattoo, and chose Joshua Hibbard for the challenge's most difficult tattoo: a mask on a man's lower back with only a couple inches of space to draw, since a previous tattoo had already taken up most of the back.

​Kyle Dunbar Bio

July 01, 2013

Kyle Dunbar Bio on Ink Master season 3

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