Omar Douglas tops Harrahs in Philadelphia on April 25
On Saturday night, April 25, boxing returns to Harrahs Philadelphia with a terrific card promoted by King’s Promotions and XFE. In the main event, undefeated lightweight Omar Douglas will see action in an eight-round bout when he takes on an opponent to be named.
Douglas of Wilmington, Delaware has a record of 13-0 with ten knockouts. He turned pro on May 27, 2011 with a 3rd round disqualification victory over Eric Hall.
Douglas won the NABA USA Super Featherweight title with a 2nd round stoppage over Jean Javier Soto. Douglas also has a quality win with a 8-round unanimous decision over Jesse Carradine (8-2-2). In his last bout, Douglas scored an explosive first round stoppage over Osnel Charles on December 5, 2014 at Harrahs Philadelphia.
In a six-round co-feature, Kyrone Davis (6-0, 3 KO’s) of Wilmington, DE will fight Carlos Garcia (7-13-1, 7 KO’s) of Aguada, PR in a super middleweight bout.
In an eight-round bout, Javonte Starks (11-0, 7 KO’s) of Minneapolis, MN. will take Jeremiah Wiggins (10-3-1, 5 KO’s) of Newport News, VA in a welterweight bout..
Also in six-round bouts:
Angel Ocasio (7-0, 2 KO’s) of Philadelphia will take on Shiwone Gortman (4-6-1, 2 KO’s) of Grand Prairie, TX. in a Jr. welterweight bout.
Earl Newman (4-0, 3 KO’s) of Brooklyn, NY will fight Lamont Capers (4-5) of Hawley, PA in a light heavyweight bout.
Adam Kownacki (8-0, 8 KO’s) of Brooklyn, NY will try to keep his perfect knockout streak going when he fights Randy Easton (3-6-1, 3 KO’s) of Sunbury, PA in a heavyweight bout.
Stephen Fulton (4-0, 1 KO) of Philadelphia will fight Jamal Parram (7-10-1, 5 KO’s) of St. Louis, MO in a featherweight bout.
Former U.S. Olympian, Raynell Williams (6-0, 3 KO’s) of Cleveland, OH will square off with Darryl Hayes (3-4, 1 KO) of Houston, TX in a lightweight bout.
In four-round bouts:
Christpher Brooker (1-0, 1 KO) of Philadelphia, PA take on Vincent Floyd (1-1-1) of Philadelphia, PA in a super middleweight bout.
Stephan Shaw (3-0, 3 KO’s) of St. Louis, MO will battle Dan Bolden (3-3, 1 KO) of Louisiana in a heavyweight bout.
Tickets for this great night of boxing cost $100, $75 and $50 and can be purchased by calling 610-587-5950 or www.hboxing.eventbrite.com
The 1st bout will start at 7 PM with the doors opening at 6 PM.