Jesse Brinkley lost to Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin (24-0-0, 18 KOs) at 2:34 of round three by technical knockout on Friday, April 29, 2011 at the Reno Events Center in Reno, Nevada on Telefutura. In round one Brinkley was hurt by a right hook to the head which left him on shaky legs. In round three Quillin landed another right hook to Brinkley's head once again hurting him. Quillin continued the onslaught backing Brinkley into the corner hitting him with a barrage of punches prompting referee Joe Cortez to jump in and stop the fight. Brinkley now has two losses in a row and Quillin wins the vacant USBO super middleweight title.
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Jesse Brinkley won his first two fights with Jonathan Reid and Anthony Bonsante on season one of The Contender boxing reality TV show. Reaching the semifinal round Brinkley lost to Sergio Mora then went on to lose The Contender Finale 3rd place fight to Alfonso Gomez. In The Contender Rematch show on October 15, 2005 Brinkley won a very controversial unanimous decision over Anthony Bonsante. Those ringside only had Brinkley winning 1 round. On March 30, 2007 in Newcastle, Jesse Brinkley of Team USA lost an 8-round unanimous to former champion Robin Reid of Team UK in the USA vs UK Contender Tournament.
Brinkley lost by 11th round TKO to Joe Spina on May 10, 2006 at Foxwoods Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Brinkley seemed on his way to capturing the WBC super middleweight belt from Spina when he got caught with a body shot. Spina, who was trailing on the scorecards through the 10th round continued his assault on Brinkley until the referee stopped the fight.
On February 22, 2008 Jesse Brinkley, semifinalist on season one of The Contender fought and beat Otis Griffin, winner of The Next Great Champ boxing reality TV show by an 11th round TKO at the Silver Legacy Casino in Reno, Nevada. Brinkley took home the vacant WBC USNBC super middleweight belt along with his victory. Griffin lost his previous fight by TKO to current WBA light heavyweight champion Danny Green of Australia.
Jesse Brinkley convincingly beat Jason Naugler from Halifax, Nova Scotia by 12-round unanimous decision in a WBC USNBC super middleweight title fight on Friday, June 13, 2008 at the Reno Ballroom in Reno, Nevada. In the 12th round Naugler went down momentarily for the first time in his pro career. Brinkley won his previous four fights by knockout.
In his next fight Brinkley beat James Johnson (23-31-3, 13 KOs) by 3rd round TKO on Saturday, December 20, 2008 at the Howard University Burr Arena in Washington DC. Brinkley hit Johnson with two body shots prompting the referee to stop the fight at 1:54 of round three.
Brinkley defeated Joey Gilbert (17-2-0, 13 KOs) by unanimous decision in a 12-round grudge match at the Reno Events Center in Reno, Nevada on Saturday, February 14, 2009. Scores were 120-107, 120-107 and 119-108. It was Brinkley's second successful WBC USNBC super middleweight title defense. Brinkley took the fight to Gilbert who ran most of the fight knocking him down and breaking his nose in round five.
On Friday, July 10, 2009 at the Reno Events Center in Reno, Nevada, Brinkley beat southpaw Mike Paschall (19-2-1, 4 KOs) by 10-round unanimous decision. This was Brinkley's 8th consecutive win. The fight card was promoted by Terry and Tommy Lane of Let's Get It On Promotions.
Jesse Brinkley beat big punching Curtis Stevens (21-3-0, 15 KOs) by 12th round unanimous decision on Friday, January 29, 2010 at the Grand Sierra Resort, Reno, Nevada. Brinkley looking better than ever scored a knockdown in rounds six and twelve. The judges scores read 119-107, 118-108 and 117-109. It was Brinkley's 3rd successful defense of his WBC USNBC super middleweight title. Brinkley vs Stevens headlined the ESPN2 Friday Night Fights card that was promoted by Terry and Tommy Lane of Let's Get It On Promotions and Joe DeGuardia of Star Boxing.
Brinkley, mandatory challenger lost by 9th round KO to Romain Lucian Bute (27-0-0, 22 KOs) in an IBF super middleweight title fight on Friday, October 15, 2010 in front of 11,682 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Undefeated Bute controlled the fight from start to finish outgunning Brinkley, the underdog. Brinkley was knocked down in the 5th round from a left to the body, the 8th round from a left uppercut and again in the 9th round from left uppercut that ended the fight at 2:48. Brinkley's loss to IBF super middleweight champ Bute was his first since March 2007 ending his nine fight winning streak.