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Boxer Pascal Bouchez from Lessines in Wallonia has cream applied to his bruises after being defeated from a boxer from Deinze in Flanders named Azzaoui Reda on March, 23 2013 in Flobecq, Belgium. Although the two boxers are from different language communities which often don't get along well in Belgium, these two men are actually friends and training partners. Although he lives in Flanders and speaks Dutch, Reda came in to the ring wearing shorts printed like an Algerian flag in homage to his roots. Identity and language in Belgium are often far more complex than the polarized relations between French and Dutch seem.