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September 3, 2014

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Las Vegas’ Walter ‘Sausage’ Frank wins ‘Ink Master’ episode amid feud between judge, tattoo artist

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“Ink Master” on Spike TV on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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“Ink Master” on Spike TV on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

It was even fierier on Tuesday night’s “Ink Master” on Spike TV when one of the tattoo artists got into a verbal battle with one of the judges and was promptly eliminated from the show. Kyle Dunbar interrupted Las Vegas regular and host Dave Navarro over comments made by judge Chris Nunez.

Our Las Vegas artist Walter “Sausage” Frank from Club Tattoo at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood watched with mouth wide open as the men almost came to fisticuffs before security sent Kyle packing. Walter won the episode’s contest while rival Lydia Bruno also was 86’d by the judges.

Walter is now just one of the six contestants remaining from the original 17 battling for the $100,000 prize. This week, the artists had to execute black-and-gray demon tattoos for guest judge horror filmmaker Rob Zombie. Two of Walter’s competitors ganged up on him to get him eliminated on the most difficult human canvas, but they failed when he won best tattoo.

Next week, Walter and his competitors are tasked with creating a custom mouth grill for former World Boxing Association lightweight champion Brandon Rios.

Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.

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