Brock Stodden lacing up for title defense
June 11, 2008 · Updated 1:20 PM
Brock Stodden has waited a long time to fight in his backyard as a title holder.
On Saturday night, before whats sure to be a rabid partisan crowd, the Bremerton native will get his chance.
Stodden, 30, will fight Cory Rader of Bismarck, N.D., in the 10-round main event of a six-card bout at the Kitsap Pavilion at the county fairgrounds, as part of the Slugfest Professional Boxing Series. Hell be doing so in defense of his 5-month-old C.A.M. (Canadian-American-Mexican) super middleweight championship belt.
The 1992 Bremerton High School grad-