By Joe Gradowski and Gary “Digital” Williams at ringside
Full report and more photos to come
Great Falls, VA junior middleweight Jimmy Lange won the second regional title of his career, stopping Frank Houghtaling of Albany, NY at the end of the fifth round to win the WBC USNBC Junior Middleweight title at the George Mason University Patriot Center in Fairfax, VA. Lange, who previously held the WBC Continental Americas title, came out more aggressively firing punches in the first round and dropping Houghtaling with strong body shots. Lange maintained his domination with a crisp jab, eventually causing a cut around Houghtaling ‘s eye that bothered him to the point that he couldn’t come out for the sixth round. Lange’s record rises to 30-3-2, 21 KO’s while Houghtaling, who announced his retirement after the bout, falls to 19-16-5, four KO’s.