September 26, 2006 11:20 PM by Joe Blackmon
In the Contender 2 Finale, the bronze metal bout pits together Norberto Bravo and Cornelius “K9″ Bundrage. Before the fight, Storm Large from Rock Star Supernova sings the national anthem. In round one, very few punches are landed, but K9 lands the majority of them. In round two, K9 scores a knockdown on Bravo. In rounds three, four and five, K9 continues to control the fight. In round six, K9 loses a point for shoving. In round seven, the referee stops the fight. The winner by knockout is Cornelius “K9″ Bundrage.
The main event pits Steve Forbes against Grady Brewer. In round one, Brewer takes the early lead in punches landed. In round two, Brewer continues to dominate the fight. In round three, Forbes starts to mount a comeback. In round four, it’s too close to call. In round five, the pace picks up and Brewer comes out on top. In round six, Brewer takes a close round. In round seven, Forbes takes a close round. In round eight, Brewer takes another close round. In round nine, Brewer lands several solid punches. In round ten, it’s too close to call.
By split decision, Grady Brewer wins the Contender 2 title. Brewer wins $500,000 and a new Toyota Tundra truck. Sugar Ray Leonard congratulates Brewer and presents him with the Contender title belt. Grady Brewer says “I want to establish myself in boxing because I’ve never had the opportunity. Thanks to the Contender.”