Brewer wins a close one when it counts
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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'The Contender' Final
• Brewer gains split decision in final
• Undercard: 'K9' KOs Bravo
• Woods: Who will win?
• Rosenthal: 'The Contender' effect
• Hostutler: '2 Pound' a fighter from Day One
• Hostutler: Brewer thrives on surprise
• Chat wraps : Brewer | Forbes
• Santoliquito: Gallagher's the sage adviser
• See Gallagher on ESPN.com
Uncut 'Contender' semis
• Forbes vs. Bundrage
• Bravo vs. Brewer