On Friday night, October 24, undefeated Middleweight Antoine “Action” Douglas will take on veteran Jose Medina in the main event of a night of boxing at the Ukrainian Cultural Center in Somerset, New Jersey.
Douglas of Burke, Virginia has a record of 14-0-1 been one of the most talked about Middleweight prospects in the United States. The 21-year old has quality wins over undefeated Colby Courter (4-0) and Marquis Davis (8-0-2). Douglas was impressive in scoring a sensational 2nd round stoppage over former world title challenger Luca Messi (37-9-1) on April 4 in Parsippany, New Jersey.
In his last bout, Douglas and former world title challenger Michel Soro (23-1) fought at highly contested draw in a bout that Douglas dominated over the first half of the bout.
That bout headlined the 200th episode of the highly acclaimed ShoBox: The New Generation series on July 25 at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, New York.
Medina of Tilton, New Hampshire has a deceiving record of 18-15-1 with 7 knockouts. Douglas with be the 9th undefeated foe that Medina will have faced.
The 31 year-old Medina has quality wins over Jamie Vejar (1-0), Gary Bonefant (1-0), Isaac Rodriguez (17-1), Markus Williams (7-1), & Chris Fitzpatrick (14-0). He also held former Jr. Middleweight champion Joachim Alcine (32-2) to a draw. He is coming off a 6-round majority decision defeat to Gary O’Sullivan (16-1) on June 5th
In the eight round co-feature, Featherweight Jorge Diaz (18-3, 10 KO’s) will see action against Jose Haro. Diaz of New Brunswick, NJ will be looking for his 2nd consecutive victory after taking a 6-round unanimous decision over Ramon Ellis on July 25 at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, New York.
Always in a crowd pleasing fight, Diaz has been known to take on all comers. The 26 year-old has wins over Gino Escamilla (5-1-1), Yan Barthelemy (8-1), Alejandro Lopez (16-0), Jaesung Lee (10-2-1) & former world title challenger Emanuel Lucero (24-5-1).
Haro (8-1, 6 KO’s) of Salt Lake City, Utah won his first eight bouts. The 27 year-old is coming off a 6-round unanimous decision defeat to undefeated prospect Toka Khan Clary (11-0) on June 14th in Atlantic City.