Brinkley in action on Saturday night


Brinkley in action on Saturday night

World ranked super middleweight Jesse Brinkley will travel to the nation’s capital, Washington, DC, this Saturday night, December 20th, to battle James Johnson at the Burr Arena in a six round bout.


With the announcement of “CIVIL WAR”, Brinkley’s cross town grudge match against Joey Gilbert set for Saturday, February 14th, at the Reno Events Center , the Yerington, NV resident will look to stay sharp with his last bout coming six months ago. He defeated Jason Naugler by unanimous decision on June 13th, sweeping all three judges scorecards in the twelve round bout.


“I’ve been training in Rhode Island with Peter Manfredo Sr. since September but this fight will give me an opportunity to shake a little rust off”, said Brinkley, 31-5-0 (21KO’s).


The 32 year old Johnson of Houston, Texas, brings a record of 23-30-3 (13KO’s) in the battle with Brinkley.


On the campus of Howard University, the Burr Arena is located at 2400 Sixth St. NW in Washington DC . The card is promoted by Cassandra White’s Babie Girl Productions, for tickets and more information; contact  202-365-5021 or


Jesse Brinkley is promoted exclusively by Terry Lane ’s “Let’s Get It On” Promotions of Reno, NV. He is currently world ranked #11 by the IBF and holder of the WBC USNBC Super Middleweight title.


Reno, Nevada based “Let’s Get It On” Promotions was founded in 2000 by legendary boxing referee Mills Lane . In early 2005 he was joined by sons Terry and Tommy in the operations of the company. Along with Jesse Brinkley, Let’s Get It On Promotions also promote highly regarded brothers Tyler and Derek Hinkey. They have consistently promoted world class boxing events in northern Nevada .


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