Overtime!: Alcine wins the super-middleweight WBA title.
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Saturday, July 07, 2007

Alcine wins the super-middleweight WBA title.

Joachim Alcine has defeated Travis Simms by unanimous decision tonight in Connecticut and has taken the WBA super-middleweight title away from Simms.

All three judges saw Alcine as new champion. They scored the bout 114-111, 115-110 and 116-109. Alcine becomes the 9th world champion in Quebec's history and the 19th canadian. Joachim Alcine's record is still perfect as a pro with a shiny 29-0. Travis Simms suffers his very first loss in his pro career. Simms has a 25-1 record as a pro.

A turning point in this fight was Travis Simms' slip after receiving a short jab that was counted as a fall by the referee during the second half of the fight. The momentum shifted from that moment on and Alcine looked stronger as the rounds were advancing.

Congratulations Ti-jua! The new WBA super-middleweight champion.



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