Found January 19, 2014 on BlackSportsOnline:
Lucian Bute had a good run, but it is over now. When you are letting good, not great fighters like Jean Pascal dominate you, it is time to consider other options. In what was build as the Canadian Super Bowl, Pascal won a pretty easy 12 round decision over the crowd favorite Bute. Besides the 12th round when Pascal was tired and on cruise control, Bute showed nothing except sporadic aggression, while getting routinely getting hit with the cleaner, harder punches. Pascal and Bute talked about a rematch, but I doubt it happens. Pascal is likely to fight Adonis Stevenson who would like a nice pay day before stepping into the ring with Sergey Kovalev.

Jean Pascal vs. Lucian Bute weigh-in results & photos, video interviews

The official Jean Pascal vs. Lucian Bute weigh-in was held on Friday afternoon in Montreal, with the biggest fight in Canadian boxing history just a day away. Right here, you can find the complete Pascal vs. Bute weigh-in results, with photos of the fighters on the scales, and much more, including video interviews and other news updates. Pascal vs. Bute Weigh-in Photos ...

Pascal beats Bute by unanimous decision in battle of Canadian stars

Jean Pascal dominated an unusually tentative Lucian Bute to win the battle of former world champions by unanimous decision before 20,479 at the Bell Centre on Saturday night. The decidedly pro-Bute crowd could do little to help their fighter, who appeared more concerned with not getting hit than with launching attacks. One judge had it 117-110, another 117-111 and the third 116...

Fight photos & results: Jean Pascal vs. Lucian Bute

Saturday night in Montreal, Jean Pascal took home a wide Unanimous Decision victory over rival Lucian Bute. Billed as the biggest fight in Canadian boxing history, and with the crowd to back that up, Pascal really controlled the fight from start to finish, save for a few tense moments towards the final bell. Official scorecards read 118-110, 117-111 and 116-112, and the fight...

Pascal Defeats Bute in Canadian “Superbowl”

MONTREAL, QUEBEC - After waiting for something in the neighborhood of five years to meet in the ring, Jean Pascal brutalized Lucian Bute for 11 rounds, nearly gave the way the fight in the fight twelfth, to win the battle of Canada by unanimous decision at the Bell Centre in Montreal. Armed with Roy Jones Jr. in his corner, Pascal thumped Bute for eleven rounds landing 57% of his...

Stick a fork in Lucian Bute… he’s done

Applying his busy, swarming style to its best effect, Jean Pascal won a commanding points victory over crosstown rival Lucian Bute this weekend. But in my mind it wasn't Pascal's punches in bunches energy that stood out, but Bute's relative passivity. He was effectively shut down for most of the fight, rarely letting his hands go with any degree of what had previously...

Jean Pascal Untroubled By Vacant Lucian Bute

It would be wrong in a couple different ways to say that Jean Pascal beat Lucian Bute on HBO Saturday. He got the victory, certainly. But Bute practically handed the win to him, save for one final 12th round flurry, so the active verb of "beat" doesn't really apply. And Pascal beat a version of Bute that was nothing like the man who once was the body punch KO king of...

Light heavyweight rankings updates after Pascal vs. Bute results

Jean Pascal dominated his Canadian rival Lucian Bute on Saturday in Montreal. The win vaults Pascal right back into the mix at 175 lbs, and also leaves Bute in a bad spot. Considering his performance, the question of whether he should hang up the gloves for good isn't far-fetched. Now though, it's time to update our top 10 light heavyweight division rankings after the bout...

Popping Everywhere: Lucian Bute Vs. Jean Pascal Preview And Prediction

You know, call me immature, but I get a lot of enjoyment out of hearing a 20,000 strong Montreal crowd chant “Bute, Bute.” I might even tune in to premium cable just for that. Thankfully, though, that won’t be the only attraction when light heavyweights Lucian Bute and Jean Pascal do battle in Montreal on Saturday night. Bute and Pascal are superstars in Canada (or at least...

Jean Pascal feels presence of Roy Jones Jr. in camp will make a impact on Lucian Bute bout

Jean Pascal vs. Lucian Bute is being billed as the “super bowl” of fights in Canada and rightfully so. Both boxers are from Montreal and widely known throughout their homeland. So it is no surprise that their fight this Saturday at The Bell Centre is kinda a big deal. One guy will come out the winner and with bragging rights as the best Montreal has to offer. The stakes are so...

HBO Boxing ‘Bute vs. Pascal’ Rewind

This past Saturday night HBO brought you boxing from the Bell Centre, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. There were two fights broadcast with hometown fighters Lucian Bute and Jean Pascal in the main event. The co-main event featured Mike Perez’s return to the ring since his bout with Magomed Abdusalamov who is fortunately on his way to a slow recovery. He took on Carlos Takam in a fight...

Weekend Recap: Pascal Handles Bute (VIDEO)

The first major boxing match for the year of 2014 took place live from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Now we can officially say the boxing year has kicked off. Lucian Bute takes a Loss to Jean Pascal It was the first big fight of the year on major network boxing television. As […]

Roy Jones Jr. on why his presence makes Jean Pascal a better fighter

Roy Jones Jr. was one of the best fighters in history in his prime and Jean Pascal reaching out to him in preparation for his Jan. 18 fight with Lucian Bute at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada is a smart move on his part. Despite his already robust record of 27-2 with 16 knockouts Pascal, like any fighter, can always improve on some aspect of their fight game and who better...

Viewing Picks for January 18, 2014

All Times Eastern Boxing World Championship Boxing, Montreal, Canada Light Heavyweights: Jean Pascal vs. Lucian Bute -- HBO, 10 p.m. College Basketball Viewing Picks College Football East-West Shrine Game, St. Petersburg, FL East vs. West -- NFL Network, 4 p.m. NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, Carson City, CA American Conference vs. National Conference -- ESPN2,...
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