BoxingFight Recaps

Douglas edges De Alba in terrific finale to PBC in 2015

In a great 10-round junior lightweight fight, Omar Douglas (16-0, 11 KOs) obtained a majority decision over Frank De Alba (17-2-2, 6 KOs) in one of the best fights that will go unnoticed on Tuesday night at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to conclude the first year of Premier Boxing Champions. De Alba, who was coming in as the underdog started strong, but saw Douglas’ able to gamely outpoint him late to earn a decision by scores of 95-95, 96-94 and 97-93.

In the co-main event,welterweight contest, Miguel Cruz (12-0, 11 KOs) beat Virgil Green (11-4, 4 KOs) by way of a 7th round TKO victory. Cruz dominated Green from pillar to post for the whole duration of the fight before the referee stopped the bout.

Light heavyweight Christopher Brooker (7-1, 5 KOs) upset previously undefeated Leo Hall (8-1, 7 KOs) in the Fox Sports 1 television opener.  Brooker wildly charged forward as unsettled Hall, who seemed unable to adjust to the pace and style. The judges scored the bout 80-72 and 79-73 twice.


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