Grady Brewer vs. Giorbis Barthelemy

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2012-08-04 : Grady Brewer 154 lbs beat Giorbis Barthelemy 153½ lbs by DQ in round 5 of 12

  • IBO Intercontinental Light Middleweight Title (vacant)


Grady Brewer was knocked down in the second round and behind on points, before Cuban Giorbis Barthelemy self-destructed in the fifth and was disqualified for biting the right side of Brewer's neck. Brewer who struggled early was dropped with a left hand in the second. In Round 4, Brewer stepped up his aggression and looked to land power shots. Barthelemy was deducted one point in the round for striking Brewer in the legs and causing Brewer to go to the mat. In the fifth, Barthelemy bit Brewer on the neck while the two were clinched. The referee disqualified Barthelemy.

Notes

  • Grady Brewer 29-14 (16 KOs) vs. Giorbis Barthelemy 25-9 (10 KOs)
  • Brewer entered with a record of 3-3 in his previous six bouts. Barthelemey was 2-1 following a three-year prison sentence for false imprisonment, intimidating a witness, and child abuse.

Sources

  • Jay, Phil D. "Barthelemy vampire bites Brewer, earns DQ" (2012, Aug. 5) www.worldboxingnews.com Article
  • Santiago, Jose E. "Barthelemy DQ’d after biting Brewer in the neck" (2012, Aug. 4) www.fightnews.com Article