Arsenault wins pro boxing debut

Staff ~ The Journal Pioneer
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In Moncton on Saturday night

MONCTON, N.B. – Richard Arsenault of Wellington enjoyed a successful debut in professional boxing on Saturday night.

Richard Arsenault, right, trains with coach Joe Borden at Credit Union Place in Summerside on Thursday afternoon. Arsenault will make his pro boxing debut in Moncton, N.B., on Saturday night.

The 34-year-old Arsenault recorded a unanimous decision over Guy Desforges of Moncton, N.B. The judges had Arsenault winning all four rounds of the bout, which took place at the Moncton Lions Centre.

Arsenault is currently the Elite 1 mixed martial arts (MMA) welterweight champion. He has an 8-2 (won-lost) record in MMA.

 

See complete story in Monday's Journal Pioneer.

Organizations: Moncton Lions Centre, Elite 1, Journal Pioneer

Geographic location: Moncton

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  • Mike Gallant
    November 25, 2012 - 16:42

    Great to see and good luck Richard.I dont know you but i do know Joe and if he works with you, I know you will do well.Nice to see Joe Borden get some reconition for the endless work he does weather its with the Western Capitals,the Richard Aresnaults the young and the older althetes that he instills confidence to help them move ahead weather its sports or in life . I know this is about Richard and I dont mean to take anything away from this but I just thought this was a chance to say Thanks to a wonderful person in Joe Borden. Michael Gallant