Antonin Decarie vs. Shamone Alvarez
2011-02-11 : Antonin Decarie 147 lbs beat Shamone Alvarez 147 lbs by UD in round 10 of 10
- Location: Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
- Referee: Marlon Wright
- Judge: Richard DeCarufel 97-91
- Judge: Claude Paquette 99-89
- Judge: Pasquale Procopio 98-90
- Antonin Decarie 24-1 (7 KOs) vs. Shamone Alvarez 21-3 (12 KOs)
- Fight was the main event on ESPN Friday Night Fights. World Champion Light Heavyweight Jean Pascal was ringside for the bout.
- For Alvarez, it was his first professional fight outside the United States. For Decarie, who entered ranked as the # 8 welterweight by the WBA, it was his 10th professional bout to take place at the Bell Centre in Quebec.
In Round 2, a small cut developed in the corner of Alvarez's left eye that would eventually stream down the side of his face in the second half of the bout. A straight right hand at 1:20 of Round 5 sent Alvarez to the mat. He was up quickly and received the mandatory eight-count. Alvarez was ruled down for a second time when again a straight right hand at the end of the 8th Round caused his right glove to touch the mat.