Vladine Biosse vs. Tim Connors
2011-04-01 : Vladine Biosse 168 lbs beat Tim Connors 167¼ lbs by TKO at 0:37 in round 5 of 10
- Location: Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut, USA
- Referee: Eddie Claudio
- Judge: Don Trella
- Judge: Frank Lombardi
- Judge: Robert Paolino
- Vladine Biosse 10-0 (5 KOs) vs. Tim Connors 10-2 (7 KOs)
- For Connors, it was his first fight as a super middleweight. He entered 13 pounds heavier than in his previous bout and at the heaviest weight of his professional career to date.
- Fight was on the undercard of Hank Lundy vs. Patrick Lopez.
Biosse dominated the first two rounds repeatedly landing big left hands. A left hand sent Connors into the ropes and down early in Round 2. He was up quickly and received a mandatory eight-count. To his credit despite taking big punches, he was able to weather many of Biosse's big shots and did look to exchange even when clearly hurt. Biosse backed off a bit in Round 3 and Connors took the opportunity to land decently. Action was paused in Round 4 to allow Biosse's mouthpiece to be replaced. A left hand just into Round 5 caught Connors flush on the jaw and sent him straight to the mat. He stayed on one knee before making it to his feet at the count of eight. Despite telling the referee he was able to continue, the fight was waved to an end.