FIGHT FOR IT IX RECAP: Christian Ayala earns a hard-fought decision victory over Shaun Grier

When the debuting boxers Christian Ayala, of Ultimate Gym, and Shaun Grier, of 4M Fitness, met in the ring at Fight For It IX, it took only moments for the two hungry prospects to start trading heavy leather. Through a three-round war, Ayala and Grier swapped combos, swinging for the finish throughout. An aggressive and energetic bout from start to finish, it bodes well for the future of both boxers. But when the final bell rang, the judges awarded Ayala their unanimous decision.