CHRISTMAS 2005

 

UK v USA

At then end of the third series, Dancing With The Stars in the USA had been a success, so the BBC invited Rachel Hunter and Evander Holyfield to come to the UK and compete against the best of the UK dancers from series three. Nothing could stop reigning champions, Darren & Lilia, who danced the best they've ever danced and scored a perfect 40, and led them to lift another trophy at the end of the show.

EVANDER HOLYFIELD

SPORTSMAN

Evander is a multiple world champion boxer, earning titles in two separate divisions - cruiserweight and heavyweight. After competing in the US version of Strictly, "Dancing With The Stars" and finishing fifth, Evander was asked to dance in the 2005 Christmas Special of Strictly Come Dancing.

RACHEL HUNTER

MODEL

New Zealand born Rachel started modelling at the age of 17, and quickly rose to join the top models in the world after posing as a "Sports Illustrated" in 1989. After a lengthly, international modelling career, Rachel has taken on some acting roles, as well as launching her own swimwear range.  Rachel appeared on first series of the US version of Strictly, "Dancing With The Stars", but was voted off after the fourth week.

      Judges scores  
Couple Dance Song CraigArleneLenBruno Total
Colin & Erin Cha Cha Cha Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow 9 8 9 9 35
Rachel & Brendan Rumba The Christmas Song 9 9 9 9 36
James & Camilla Foxtrot Santa Baby 8 10 10 9 37
Zoe & Ian Foxtrot Winter Wonderland 9 9 10 10 38
Evander & Karen Jive Merry Christmas Everyone 3 5 7 7 22
Darren & Lilia Quickstep Jingle Bells 10 10 10 10 40

 

 

Leaderboard

Darren & Lilia 40
Zoe & Ian 38
James & Camilla 37
Rachel & Brendan 36
Colin & Erin 35
Evander & Karen 22

Winners: DARREN & LILIA