Cloutier’s Canada Corner
Roy Stays Undefeated After Seven Pro Bouts
By Daniel Cloutier
MONTRÉAL - The welterweight (147 pounds) Sébastien Roy, from
Thetford Mines, stayed undefeated Saturday evening at the
Thetford Mines Arena, in beating the French Algerian Medhi
Kasimi by unanimous decision in six rounds. Roy has now a
pro boxing record of 7-0-0, versus 10-8-2 for Kasimi.
It was the main event of a minor boxing show presented by
the promoter Camille Estephan, from The Eye Of The Tiger
Management Group in Montréal.
The super welterweight (154 pounds) Nurzat Sabirov, a
fighter from Kazakstan who is living now in Montréal, scored
his 10th win in pro boxing (10-0-0). He won by KO in the
second round against Lazio Toth, from Hungary.
Sabirov became the first fighter to inflict a defeat to Toth
The middleweight (160 pounds) Saddfriddin Akhmedov, another
fighter from Kazakstan who is living in Montréal, increased
his pro record to 9-0-0 in beating the Mexican Daniel Vega
Cota (14-4-1) by KO in the second round.
The Montrealer Russian Artem Oganesyan, a middleweight,
stayed undefeated (10-0-0) in beating the Argentinian Ramon
Rodriguez Maizares (8-5-0) by TKO in the second round.
The super middleweight (168 pounds) Lexson Mathieu, from
Québec City, scored his fifth win in pro boxing (5-0-0),
this time, by unanimous decision in six rounds over the
Mexican Jair Sena (8-3-2).
Avery Martin-Duval, a super featherweight (130 livres) from
Montréal, obtained his second win in pro boxing (2-0-0), in
beating the Mexican Juan Francisco Ovalle (0-2-0) by TKO in
the first round.
Finally, in the opening bout of the evening, Aman Kazankapov,
another fighter from Kazakstan who is living in Montréal,
was making his pro debut. He fought the Mexican super
middleweight Ismael Molina Romero during four rounds, and
the bout finished by a draw.Romero has now a pro boxing
record of 2-1-1.