Thursday, March 17, 2005
I've been watching episodes of The Contender recently. It's actually quite a bit better than I had expected and is far better than the similar Next Great Champ. There is drama between the contenders, decent boxing (these guys all can actually box and some are even ranked...on what ranking chart, I don't know), this show is decent. I'm strangely drawn to boxing even though I don't want to fight, and don't know much about boxing at all. It's part of what I like about movies like Girlfight and Million Dollar Baby. The show is as much about the boxers as it is about the boxing.