Cloutier’s Canada Corner
Ulysse Still NABF Super Lightweight Champion
By Daniel Cloutier
MONTRÉAL —— The Montrealer Haitian Yves Ulysse kept his NABF
North American super lightweight (140 pounds) championship
Friday evening in Shawinigan, Québec, in beating David
Théroux, from Sorel, Québec, by KO in the fifth round.
Ulysse sent Théroux on the floor in the fifth round with a
solid right hand on the chin, and Théroux was unable to get
back on his feet before the count of 10.
Just before the main event, the Montrealer middleweight
Clovis Drolet (13-1-0) won by TKO in the third round against
Danyk Croteau (5-4-0, from Gatineau, Québec.
The super welterweight (154 pounds) Raphael Courchesne, from
Saint-Hyacinvthe, Québec, improved his pro record to 9–1-0,
with a win by TKO in the fifth round against the Ontarian
Larone Whyte (6-5-0).
The Montrealer lightweight (135 pounds) Zachary
Adfu-Fleurent started his pro boxing career on a good note.
He beat Dylan Rushton (2-4-2), from Hamilton, Ontario, by
unanimous decision in four rounds.
The super middleweight (168 pounds) Alexandre Gaumont, from
Buckingham, Québec, scored his 19th win pro boxing (19-2-0),
with a victory by TKO in the first round against the South
African Olivier Tshitumba (1-2-0).
Finally, in the opening bout of the evening, the super
featherweight (130 pounds) Thomas Chabot (1-0-0), from
Thetford Mines, Québec, scored a TKO n the third round
against Pierre-Michel Paré (0-1-0), another fighter from