Nutley, NJ (March 13, 2014)–This Saturday night at the Springfield ABC in Springfield, Virginia, two of the brightest prospects in the country will be back in action as undefeated Middleweight Antoine “Action” Douglas and undefeated Super Middleweight Jerry “The Kings Son” Odom will be part of the card that is promoted by Gulfstream Promotions.
Both Douglas and Odom are promoted by Vito Mielnicki’s GH3 Promotions.
Douglas of Burke, Virginia has a record of 12-0 with 7 knockouts and will be facing veteran Jeremy Yelton in a 6 round bout while Odom will take on battle tested William Gill in a 6 round bout.
Douglas is coming off a 8 round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Marquis Davis on January 17th in a bout that was nationally televised on ShoBox. It was Douglas 2nd consecutive won over an undefeated fighter as he stopped Colby Courter in the 3rd round on December 4th.
Yelton of Forest City, North Carolina has a record of 17-15 with 8 knockouts and has faced world champions such as Paulie Malignaggi & Isaac Hlatshwayo; World title challengers Ricky Quiles, Eromesele Albert, Giovanni Lorenzo and Harry Joe Yorgey as well as undefeated fighters Americo Santos, Henry Crawford, Dominick Britsch and his most recent bout against Thomas LaManna.
“He is a last minute replacement and I don’t know much more than his record,” said Douglas. “I know in his last few fights he has been knocked out so I plan to make this quick. I am in shape, I am ready and feel strong”
Douglas will be fighting seven miles from his hometown and is eager to put on a good performance.
“I have lots of people from home that will be there so I want to be very impressive.”
Odom of Bowie, Maryland has a record of 8-0 with all wins coming by knockout. He is coming off a 3rd round stoppage over Demetrius Walker on January 17th in Memphis.
“I haven’t fought since January 17th and I am ready to do my thing as always and show my talent,” said Odom.
“I looked at Gill’s record and I know he has a lot of fights and some losses. I will not underestimate him. He is still a fighter.”
“I just want to thank my promoter Vito Mielnicki for working with me and I want to thank my team for their continued support.”, finished Odom.
Like Yelton, Gill is extremely battle tested and despite his record, he has some big wins on his ledger such as Bobby Rooney (3-0), Terrance Johnson (4-0), former U.S. Olympian Dante Craig (17-5-1), Richard Stewart (12-2-1) and currant world-ranked Light Heavyweight Anatoliy Dudchenko (3-0).
Gill has fought 20 undefeated fighters and is coming off a 3rd round stoppage to Henry Buchanan on December 14, 2013.