Antoine Douglas Stops Eduardo Mercedes In 2
World ranked middleweight Antoine Douglas scored his 2nd
knockout in 2 weeks as he took out Eduardo Mercedes at 1:45
of round two to capture the WBC Fedelatin title in a bout
that took place in the Domincan Republic.
Douglas (21-1-1, 15 KO's) of Washington, DC, dropped
Mercedes with a body shot and the fight was stopped.
Douglas is ranked number-12 by the WBC, and will look to be
back in action in late April.
"Antoine is getting back to where he needs to be," said GH3
Promotions CEO Vito Mielnicki.
"I want to thank Felipe Gomez for putting this all together
for Antoine to fight in the Domincan Republic. We are going
to keep him busy, as we want to have three more fights
between now and September. Me and his trainers Dennis Porter
and Kevin Smalls believe with these two wins plus the three
more that we have in mind, it will make five fights after
taking a year off, and then he will be ready for a big
Douglas is managed my William Mielnicki.