This Friday night at the Ukrainian Cultural Center, undefeated Middleweight prospect Antoine Douglas (14-0-1, 9 KO’s) will take on tough veteran Jose Medina (18-15-1, 7 KO’s) of Tilton, NH in a eight round bout that will headline a big night of boxing promoted by GH3 Promotions.
Douglas of Burke, Virginia has been training hard for this bout as he is coming off the first blemish of his career when he was held to a majority draw against former world title challenger Michel Soro on July 25.
“Everything has been good. I have been training real hard for this fight,” said Douglas.
Douglas was seemingly cruising to a victory as he used a consistent punch output and was firmly in control of the bout until a right hand in the 8th round changed things and Douglas held on for the draw. The bout proved to be a big learning experience for the 22 year-old.
“I learned that I need to be fighting at 160 lbs,” in reference to the bout being contested at 157 lbs where Douglas weighed in at a just 155 1/2. Continue reading