Fighting for Summum’s new lightweight title Saturday, Olivier Aubin-Mercier was awarded the fight and belt after his opponent Justin Larocque was disqualified for biting him in the 2nd round. I spoke to the relaxed 22 year-old after about the strange ending, having his opponent bite him, why he thought he’d won after the 1st round, the experience of fighting in a cage, and what’s next for him. (8:44, interview in French, press play below to listen, or download here)
Improving to 3-0 as an amateur at Summum 4, Olivier Aubin-Mercier won the new Summum lightweight belt via DQ at Summum 4.
Evidence of Justin Larocque biting him could be seen on Aubin-Mercier's neck after the fight.
Aubin-Mercier (right) exchanging with Justin Larocque (left). Photo by: Richard Tardif