Cloutier’s Canada Corner
Unanimous Decision For Zewski
By Daniel Cloutier
MONTRÉAL - Mikael Zerwski, a super welterweight (154 pounds)
from Trrois-Rvières, Québec, scored his 35th win in pro
boxing (35-2-0) Saturday evening at the Jarry Park in
Montréal, beating the Mexican Dilan Loza (15-5-1) by
unanimous decision in eight rounds. The three judges got
scores of 78-73, 77-74 and 78-74 all in favor of Zewski.
The first four rounds were intense, each fighter got his
good moments offensively.
In the fifth round, Zewski controlled the action with his
jabs and power shots.
Zewski dominated also the action in the sixth and seventh
round with his jabs, hooks and uppercuts.
But Loza gave a good opposition to the local fighter from
the beginning the end of the fight.
“This win improved my chances to be ranked in the Top 10 in
the world, and if it happens, I will improve my chances to
dispute eventually a world championship bout. It’s my goal
to be involved in a world championship fight,” said Zewski.
In the other significant bout of evening, the Montrealer
light flyweight (107.8 pounds) Kim Clavel (13-0-0), a
female, improved her chances to dispute a world
championship, She won by over the Mexican Maria Soledad
Vargas. The judges scored the fight 98-92, 99-91 and 99-91
for the Montrealer.\
This female's fight was very intense.
The first three rounds extremely close, but Clavel dominated
clearly the action from the fourth to the last round (10).
Bernard Barré said: “Kim Clavel is ready to participate to a
female world champion, “said Barré, from the GYM Group. This
win against Vargas is very significant, The Gym Group will
negotiate eventually a world championship for Clavel.”
In another female bout, the Montrealer welterweight (147
pounds) Marie-Pier Houle improved her pro record to 4-0-1,
with a win by TKO over the Mexican Jeannnette Zacarias
Houle attacked intensively in each round, and she hurt
seriously her opponent in fourth round.
In this fourth round, the referee declared Zapata TKO. The
Houle’s win happened after one minute of action in this
After the bout, Zapata has been carried on a stretcher to a
local hospital. It’s the second time that Houle sent an
opponent to the hospital.
The heavyweight Alexis Barrière, from Québec City, a
southpaw, improved his pro record to 3-0-0, with a win by
over the Mexican Angel Gabriel Barron (1-2-1)
Barrière provoked a knockdown in the first round with a
solid left hook on the body, and another knockdown in the
second round with a right hand on the chin.
Barrière attacked furiously in the third round, and the
referee stopped the bout and declared Barron TKO
The Montrealer lightweight (135 pounds) Mazlum Akdeniz,a
southpaw, stayed undefeated in pro boxing 14-0-0), beating
the Mexican Giovanni Martinez (7-12-1) by unanimous decision
in four rounds.
The three judges scored the bout 40-34 for the Montrealer.
Akdeniz sent his opponent on the canvas in the second round
and he hurt him seriously in the third round.
Akdeniz sent again his opponent on the floor in the fourth
and last round. An easy win for Arkdenis,.
The welterweight (147 pounds) Samuel Lajoie-Dery, a fighter
from Saint-Hyacinvthe, Québec, started his pro boxing career
on a good note, beating Patrick Lafleur (1-4-1), from
Sherbrooke, Québec, by TKO in the second round.
The fight has been stopped in the first minute of the of the
second round. Lafleur was clearly in trouble.
In the first round, Lajoie-Dery provoked a knockdown, and in
the second round, he send again his opponent o n the floor.
At that moment, the referee stopped the bout. The
Lajoie-Dery's domination was clear.
In the first bout of the evening, the middleweight (160
pounds) Peter Gavrilovic, from Sherbrooke, Québec, started
his pro boxing career positively. He beat Michel Meija
(1-6-1), from Montréal, by unanimous decision in four