Jul. 29, 2013
Jason and Deb get the crowd pumped up for their respective sides.
Nick's getting pumped up! Picture taken by Miguel Figueroa...
Nick hitting the bag to warm up.
Alex jumping rope to warm up. Picture taken by Miguel Figueroa.
Alex warming up his legs.
The crowd's anticipation hangs thick in the air. Picture taken by Miguel Figueroa...
A few of Alex's entourage wait for the fight to begin. Picture taken by Miguel Figueroa...
Nick geared up and getting into the ring.
Nick with his entourage from CrossFit Central, including Deb.
Alex wearing a cape while he enters the ring, followed by his entourage.
Alex's entourage of nerdy ladies de-caping him. Picture taken by Miguel Figueroa...
Ready... Set... Picture taken by Miguel Figueroa.
BOX! Picture taken by Miguel Figueroa.
Nick throws a good punch while Alex gets in a knee.
Our ring girl, listener Caitlin. Picture taken by Miguel Figueroa.
Our other, exquisite ring girl, Spenny the Spentern, rocking the bikini. Picture taken by Miguel Figueroa.
Nick gets some water between rounds.
Alex rests on the ropes between rounds.
Alex's coach, Randy from South Austin Gym, gives Alex good advice while Jason stands there and looks important. Picture...
That's why they call it kickboxing. Picture taken by Miguel Figueroa...
Ring girl Spenny works what his momma gave him.
Nick gets some advice from Coach Deb between rounds. Picture taken by Miguel Figueroa.
Ring girl Caitlin tries hard to live up to Spenny's example...
Alex and Nick tagging each other's faces yet again...
Everyone's running out of gas at this point. Picture taken by Miguel Figueroa...
Deb watches, concerned about her fighter, Nick.
Jason looks on and makes jokes with Alex's coach, Randy from South Austin Gym...
And the winner is...
Alex Son of a Preacher Man, the new champeen!
Honestly we're all just happy that it's over. Picture taken by Miguel Figueroa...
Alex, splattered with Nick's blood, after the fight's over...
Nick discusses his strategy of hitting Alex hard. Picture taken by Miguel Figueroa.
The whole morning crew: Deb, Nick, Alex the Champ, and Jason.
Nick lighting up his celebratory cigarette.
Jason, Deb, and Alex with the parental Preacher Man and Preacher Woman themselves!
Alex with his trainer, Randy Palmer from South Austin Gym.
Alex with the whole training crew from South Austin Gym.
Jason and the fam - sister Steph, nephew Aiden, and Mama Dick. Go Team Blue!
Jason with his money-maker, Alex the Champ.
Nick relaxing after the fight.
Nick's still a winner in Jason and Deb's eyes...
Nick's CrossFit Central corner crew!...
Nick with his badass CrossFit family.
This belt is about as official as we could get.
The combatants, friendly once again.
Jason and Deb got in the fighting spirit, too. Well, sort of. Picture taken by Miguel Figueroa.
If these guys can be this tough on their friend, just think what they could do to an enemy.