Jean Pascal vs. Adrian Diaconu (2nd meeting)
2009-12-11 : Jean Pascal 174 lbs beat Adrian Diaconu 174½ lbs by UD in round 12 of 12
- Location: Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
- Referee: Michael Griffin
- Judge: Claude Paquette 117-111
- Judge: Julie Lederman 117-111
- Judge: Dick Flaherty 118-110
In a battle of Canadian fighters broadcast live over the internet, Jean Pascal retained his Light Heavyweight title in a rematch with Adrian Diaconu. The bout was much closer than scoring indicated, as Pascal gave away rounds due to an injured shoulder. Pascal won the last two rounds clearly, as he was throwing power punches with both hands and his Diaconu either covered up or grabbed on just to survive but rarely punched back.