In other action on the afternoon, super-lightweight prospect Dierry Jean scored his eighth knockout at 2:38 of the fifth round in moving to 12 wins in defeating Christian Chavez (15-10 -1 9KO) of Mexico. Welterweight Benyamine Besmi wasted little time in moving his record to a perfect 6-0 with his third career knockout against an overmatched Mario Andrade (4-9-1). Official time was 1:43 of the first round with Besmi scoring two knockdowns before referee Marlon Wright called the contest. In the afternoon’s only other contest, Jean Francois Leduc scored a majority decision over Carl Cockerham.
Also appearing on the card will be Fightnews Canada’s ‘Prospect of the Year’ Dierry Jean (11-0 7KO) facing off versus Cristian Chavez (15-9-1 9KO), junior middleweight David Lemieux looking for his 7th knockout in as many fights against Aldo Mena, Benyamine Besmi meeting Mario Andrade, and Jean Francois Leduc tackling veteran Carl Cockerham. Fight time is at noon and the event will be televised by Radio Canada starting at 3 pm.
Thursday March 6, 2008