Undefeated Burke, VA middleweight Antoine "Action" Douglas will make his ShoBox debut on Friday, January 17 at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, TN. Douglas (11-0, seven KO's) will face fellow undefeated boxer Marquis Davis of Tampa, FL (8-0,2, five KO's) in an eight-round contest. This will be the first eight-round contest for both men.
This means Beltway Boxers will be on Showtime on back-to-back weekends as Lamont Peterson will headline the card from the DC Armory on Saturday, January 25.
Also, "The King's Son" Jerry Odom will be on the non-televised undercard of the January 17 show in Memphis in a six-round contest against an opponent to be announced.
Meanwhile, the ESPN2 appearance for Baltimore's Emmanuel "Transformer" Taylor has been moved up a week to Valentine's Day -- Friday, February 14 at the Paramount Theater in Huntington, NY. The opponent will still be Chris Algieri of Huntington, NY.