Thomas Barbier was defeated by points against Sofian Bellahcene (-55 kg) in Aix-en-Provence on Saturday night. His first crown nevertheless held out his arms. The Argentanais is still in shock, “I am surprised by the decision of the judges. Some pros, who came to see me, see me victorious. “
“Frankly, I do not think I lost. “ A few hours after his fight, delivered to Aix-en-Provence, Thomas Barbier is still in shock.
Saturday night, he played his first national title against Sofian Bellahcene. Despite a good performance, the Argentanais was defeated on points. “I am surprised by the unanimous decision of the judges. It’s tough , he breath. Some pros, who came to see me, see me victorious.”
Indeed, the three judges gave the victory to Sofian Bellahcene (96-95, 96-94, 96-94). “To dethrone the champion (title), you have to win well , the loose Argentanais. Apparently, it seems that I have not done enough in the eyes of the judges. “