Here's the recap from the Ice Promotions/Jimmy Lange Boxing card at the George Mason University Patriot Center in Fairfax, VA.
Stevensville, MD's Tony "Mo Better" Jeter wins a 10-round split decision over Jimmy Lange of Great Falls, VA. Jeter wins the bout despite a knockdown in round two and four points taken away by referee Steve Smoger for low blows. Jeter won by scores of 94-91 and 93-92. The third judge scored the bout 94-91 for Lange. Jeter is now 15-3-1, 10 KO's. Lange falls to 38-5-2, 25 KO's.
Centreville, VA's Zain "Tiger" Shah suffered a first-round TKO from "Lightning" Harry Joe Yorgey of Bridgeport, PA. After suffering a low blow, Shah was dropped midway through the first round by a solid straight right. Yorgey swarmed afterwards and the bout was stopped at 2:48 of the first. Shah loses for the first time in his career and he is 5-1, one NC, three KO's. Yorgey is 25-1-1, 12 KO's.
Alexandria, VA's Brandon Quarles and Birmingham, AL's John "No Mercy" Mackey battled to a spirited six-round majority draw. Each boxer scored a knockdown, with Quarles knocking down Mackey in the last 10 seconds of the contest. Mackey won the bout on one judge's card, 57-55. The other two judges saw the bout even at 56-56. Quarles is now 9-0-1, two KO's while Mackey is 13-8-4, six KO's.
The middleweight contest between Reston, VA's Lawrence Jones and DC's Ivan "King Shango" Ziglar ended in a no-contest in the second round after a clash of heads caused a gash over Jones's left eye that could not be closed by the doctor. Jones's record is 4-6-1, one NC, one KO while Ziglar is now 7-2-1, one NC, four KO's.
DC super middleweight "The Honorable" Mark Baltimore lost a four-round unanimous decision to Immanuwel Aleem of Richmond, VA. Aleem showed exceptional hand speed in the first two rounds that Baltimore could not keep up with. By the time, Baltimore got his rhythm, it was a little too late. Scores were 39-37 twice and 40-36. Aleem is 3-0, two KO's. Baltimore is 1-1, one KO.
DC super middleweight "The King's Son" Jerry Odom made his pro debut a successful one with a first-round stoppage of the equally debuting Darryl Fields of Akron, OH. Odom swarmed Fields throughout the contest before the bout was stopped at 1:11.
Reston, VA welterweight Joseph "Raw Talent" Rector lost by first-round TKO to the dangerous David Warren Huffman of Milwaukee, WI. Huffman stunned Rector with a straight right hand and was able to finish him at 1:08 of the round. Rector is 1-1, one KO while Huffman is 2-8, one KO.
Burke, VA super middleweight Antoine "Action" Douglas scored a first-round TKO in his pro debut stopping Valdez Eason with body shots to end Eason's night at 1:30 of the round. Eason is 0-7.
DC cruiserweights Andre Ward and Mario "Bazooka" Flores fought to a hard-hitting, four-round majority draw. Both young cruiserweights landed powerful shots but neither man could get a real edge. Flores did get one decision on a judge's card, 39-37 while the other two judges scored the bout 38-38. Ward is 1-1-2, one KO while Flores is 1-1-1, one KO.
Akron, OH journeyman middleweight Damon Antoine won a four-round unanimous decision over Shakir Ashanti of Greensboro, NC. Antoine, whose bout was a late addition to the card, looked strong and was dominant over Ashanti, winning by scores of 40-35 twice and 40-36. Ashanti had one point taken away for low blows. The win breaks a five-bout losing streak for Antoine and is his second in his last 17 bouts. Antoine is 11-42-1, five KO's while Ashanti is 16-14, four KO's.
Here is a lengthy BATB Post-Fight Wrap-Up that contains an interview with Tony Jeter and some rather coarse language--listener discretion is advised.