Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Underdog Grady Brewer Wins THE CONTENDER Season Finale With A Split Decision Over Steve Forbes

Last night the underdog won as Grady "Bad Boy" Brewer beat Steve "2 Pound" Forbes in a 10 round boxing finale in the season finale at The Staples Center last evening.

Born and raised in Lawton, Oklahoma, Grady won in a split decision match against Las Vegas native Forbes.

Judges David Mendoza and Jose Cobian had Brewer winning with scores of 97-93 and 96-94. Max DeLuca gave the fight to Forbes, 96-94.

Grady won $500,000, a new Toyota Tundra Truck and THE CONTENDER Title Belt, while Forbes earned $75,000 for finishing second.

In the third-place bout Cornelius "K-9" Bundrage manhandled Norberto "El Gallito" Bravo in the bronze-medal matchup, scoring a seventh-round stoppage.

Other undercard CONTENDER season two fights also took place where Walter "2 Guns" Wright of Seattle, WA scored a TKO against Vinroy "Slick" Barrett (from Negril, Jamaica) after Barrett′s corner stopped the bout at the end of the fourth round.

And Phildelphia′s Aaron Torres lost to New Jersey boxer Freddy "Furious Freddy" Curiel