Brewer wins a close one when it counts

Originally Published: September 26, 2006
By Doug Fischer | MaxBoxing.com

Grady "Bad Boy" Brewer upset Steve "2 Pound" Forbes, outpointing the favored former 130-pound title holder over 10 rounds, to win "The Contender" Season Two tournament and collect the $500,000 grand prize of the ESPN-televised reality series in front of a packed Staples Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday night.

The tournament finalists fought a closely contested boxing match that featured just as much mauling and holding as it did jabs and power punches. Brewer, who improved to 22-11 ...

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