Thursday Night Fights in Rayne, LA — October 28, 2009
Chad Broussard – Trainer/Promoter
After spending most of the day running around like a mad man and begging God to hold off on the rain, at least until we had everyone inside the Rayne Civic Center. Well, there was no rain in sight, and for that I am thankful! Very thankful for all the support from all the fans. Thank you so much for your continued support!
The first 2 fights lasted less than 1 minute. I looked and said WOW! to the winners, those are 2 well trained fighters hungry for more!
Jessie Patin hit Heath Collette so hard the only option he had was to do down, so from the corner as he looked at me (Collette), I yelled ! You better get up!! So he did, only to suffer more harm! Patin landed a crushing right hand left hook combination and down and out Collette went! The fight was too fast! Some may say that dude was no good! Well allow me to tell you just how hard Jessie Patin hits! Watch from now on! Jessie Patin moves his record to 2-0, 2 KO's.
Todd Manuel, a 17 year old kid out classed and out boxed a 27 fight veteran. Todd did well even though he threw his shoulder out in the second round, remained calm and continued working off his jab! Todd won a unanimous decision 40-36 on all 3 scorecards! Todd Manuel is 1 win 0 losses.
2 separate people said to me, that John Temple is a very tough, very durable guy, are you sure Mason is ready for him? I said, no one listens as well, or works as hard as Mason, so we took the fight!
With John Temple's relentless attach, Mason simply worked angles and took total control of the fight! Temple was really never allowed in the fight! Mason caught him with jabs, hooks, uppercuts almost seeming to land whatever he desired, at will! Temple went down at the end of the 1st round and was on very shaky legs, being saved by the bell. Temple came out like a steam engine in round 2 only to have all the steam knocked out of his engine. The fight ended suddenly in the 2nd round declaring Rock Hard "Mighty" Mason Menard the new Louisiana State Lightweight Champion!
One can never ever imagine how proud each of my fighters all me to be, work very hard, listen so well and truly get more joy out of seeing them win fights, then I did when I used to win fights! These are my brothers and I am so fortunate not only to train them but to also walk with them through life! What a joy to such an incredible team: Rock Hard "Might" Mason Menard, Jessie Patin, Jarred "The Lethal Weapon" Leblanc and Todd Manuel! Way to go guys, it is my honor to be on this team!
For all who came out thank you so very, very much and I look forward to seeing you in the future, at all fights! Look forward to a lot bigger and a lot better! Thanks!
All three fighters are members of Red's. We would like to congratulate them all on their tremendous victories!