—Omar Douglas jumped on Braulio Santos early and knocked him down with a stiff jab in Round 1
—Douglas dropped Santos again in Round 2, hammering him with left hooks to the body.
—In an occasionally rough scrap, Douglas was docked a point for rabbit punching in Round 5 and Santos for a low blow in Round 7. Douglas was able to control the action throughout, though, and win a unanimous decision to remain unbeaten.
Rising 130-pound prospect Omar Douglas (15-0, 11 KOs) remained undefeated by coming with more hooks than can be found in grandpa’s tackle box.
Unleashing a relentless body attack that seemed capable of loosening the cartilage from his opponent’s rib cage, Douglas hammered Braulio Santos for 10 rounds to win a unanimous decision.
Santos (12-3, 10 KOs) managed to go the distance after being dropped in each of the first two rounds. Douglas floored Santos with a short, stiff left jab in the first round, then used left hooks to the body to take him down in Round 2.
Both fighters were docked a point in a rough-and-tumble fight: Douglas for rabbit punching in Round 5 and Santos for low blows in Round 7.
Douglas went past six rounds in a pro fight for the first time and he did so in style, winning a wide unanimous decision (96-90, 99-87, 97-89).
- Douglas vs Santos