Was Isaiah Stewart a Boxer? What’s His Boxing Record?

Published 11/23/2021, 5:15 AM EST
Nov 5, 2021; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Detroit Pistons center Isaiah Stewart (28) grabs the ball against Brooklyn Nets forward Bruce Brown (1) and forward Blake Griffin (2) during the first quarter at Little Caesars Arena. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports


Over the past couple of years, the sport of boxing has witnessed umpteen exhibition bouts, wherein celebrities and athletes across different verticals have laced up the boxing gloves to fulfill their wish for fighting. Even some NBA stars like Nate Robinson and more have fought under the big lights and have allured countless boxing lovers.

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But is the current NBA sensation, Isaiah Stewart a boxer too? Or did he ever take on a fight inside the squared circle?

The Detroit Pistons’ star isn’t a pro-boxer. Also, there is absolutely no information about his amateur bouts. But how and why is Stewart trending on the news over the past few hours?

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Stewart recently got into an altercation with basketball great LeBron James.

The two were involved in a contest between Los Angeles Lakers and Detroit Pistons. In between the contest, James unintentionally elbowed Stewart, which left him fuming. Also, there was a stream of blood coming from Stewart’s nose and eyes.

Post that, the young force wanted to engage in a slugfest with 17-time All-Star, and he desperately moved towards James. However, his teammates and coaches attempted to calm him down. After this incident, James was ejected from the contest. Moreover, the Los Angeles Lakers legend even tried to get in touch with Stewart via phone.

Citing this incident, many fans wondered whether Stewart was a pro-boxer, as his strength, confidence, and fighting abilities looked like a pro-fighter.

Should Isaiah Stewart try his hands in boxing too?

Stewart already has sent shock waves in the basketball fraternity with his recent actions.

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Also, the sport of boxing is witnessing a major revolution in form of celebrity/exhibition bouts.

That said, if Stewart turns his attention to the boxing space, needless to say, he’ll have millions of fans watching him compete with other pugilists.

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What do you make of the above incident? Do you think Stewart should try his hands in the boxing vertical?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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