JEAN PASCAL NEWS

Lucian Bute set to return, where’s Jean Pascal?

The recent announcement that Lucian Bute would be making the first fight of his second comeback at the Bell Center in December should serve as a reminder to keen boxing observers to ask not only what the future holds for Bute, but also to wonder what happened to the career of fellow Quebec-based boxer Jean Pascal. After all, it was Pascal who derailed Bute's first comeback by...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadian prospects Hyppolite & Hussain win at Quebec City card

A new wave of Canadian boxing prospects was showcased this past weekend in Quebec City by Eye of the Tiger Management (EOTTM) on its popular Fight Night Series. EOTTM's new wave includes Schiller Hyppolite (13-1, 9 KOs) and undefeated welterweight "Super" Mian Hussain (10-0, 5 KOs), who were both victorious last Saturday night in impressive performances. The 28...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Unbeaten Norbert Nemesapati looking to make exciting fights & make

Next Friday night, DiBella Entertainment heads to Fallon, NV, for that week's edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights. Headlining the card will be top-rated junior middleweight world-title contender Willie Nelson (22-1-1, 13KO's) squaring off against hard-hitting Mexican Luis Grajeda (17-2-2, 13KO's). The co-feature pits DBE/Jean Pascal Promotions' newly signed Hungarian...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Unbeaten Joel Diaz Jr. to be co-promoted by DiBella Entertainment & Jean Pascal

DiBella Entertainment and Jean Pascal Promotions have announced that they will be joining promotional forces, beginning with the exclusive signing of highly regarded super featherweight Joel Diaz Jr. (15-0, 12KO's). Diaz Jr. had received offers from every major promotional outfit in boxing, but decided that DBE and Jean Pascal were the best fit. Diaz is set to make his much anticipated...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Pascal Reaches Agreement With Gym And Interbox

MONTREAL (April 16, 2014) – This afternoon at La Cage aux Sports Boucherville, Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) and InterBox announced that they had reached an agreement with Jean Pascal Promotions to ensure the services of the NABF Champion and WBC Diamond Belt light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KOs), who recently defeated Lucian Bute. The multi-fight agreement was signed...
Via BadCulture
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jean Pascal signs with GYM & InterBox, planning September return

This afternoon at La Cage aux Sports Boucherville, Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) and InterBox announced that they had reached an agreement with Jean Pascal Promotions to ensure the services of Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KOs), who recently defeated Lucian Bute. The multi-fight agreement was signed last Saturday between President Yvon Michel of GYM, InterBox President Jean Bédard and Chief...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Pascal’s Home Searched By Police After Assault Report

LORRAINE, QUEBEC, And the year was starting off so nicely for Jean Pascal with his recent victory over Lucien Bute. Guess it goes to show you can’t let just anyone watch your home. In a report published by the Toronto Sun, Police searched the home of NABF light heavyweight champion Pascal after a 25 year old woman claimed she was attacked at his residence. Pascal, who was not...
Via BadCulture
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jean Pascal Beats Lucian Bute In A Medicore Fight

In what was hyped as the biggest fight in the history of Canadian boxing, Montreal based Light Heavyweight former champions, Jean Pascal took on Lucian Bute. This was a fight which many have been waiting to see happen for the last 4 years, give or take that finally was made. Going into the fight, Pascal stated that he would expose Bute as being an average fighter and even brought...
Via Overtime
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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 […]
Via MyBoxing
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

TQBR Radio 1/21: Mikey Garcia Vs. Juan Carlos Burgos Preview; More

(Boxing comes back to life this weekend, after a few dead weeks; via) To be honest, we just wanted an excuse to use the poster art from a great 80s movie. It is indeed true that the schedule was bare for a couple of weeks, and that the calendar is full this weekend, but it's just a cool movie with a cool poster. You should watch it. That said, this week on Queensberry...
Via The Queensbury Rules
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fight Booth
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via BadCulture
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jean Pascal Routs Lucian Bute; Fight With Adonis Stevenson Likely Next

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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via The Queensbury Rules
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Perez, Takam fight to majority draw in undercard bout

Heavyweights Mike Perez and Carlos Takam fought to a 10-round majority draw as the Bell Centre crowd of 20,479 booed the inactivity in the ring on Saturday night. The bout was on the undercard of the Lucian-Bute-Jean Pascal main event later Saturday. Perez (20-0-1) and Takam (28-1-1) spent most of the bout with their heads locked together, trading short range blows to the head...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fight Hub TV
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fight Hub TV
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via The Queensbury Rules
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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 ...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Pascal vs. Bute Weigh-in 10AM PT/1PM ET

MONTREAL, QUEBEC Montreal (January 13, 2013) – Light heavyweights Jean Pascal and his opponent, Lucian Bute &heavyweights Mike Perez and his opponent, Carlos Takam will officially weigh-in on Friday, January 17 at the Hotel Sheraton in Montreal. (weigh-in link below) American fight fans will see the biggest bout in Canadian boxing history when the action-packed doubleheader...
Via BadCulture
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lucian Bute vs. Jean Pascal: Who Wins? (VIDEO PREDICTION)

A Superbowl for Canadian boxing fans has come early. Two boxing pillars who reside in Quebec, Canada will collide this Saturday Jan. 18 from the Bell Centre in Montreal. The fight will be televised on HBO boxing. Lucian Bute (31-1 24KO’s) will face Jean Pascal (28-2-1 17KO’s). Now lets talk about what both fighters are […]
Via MyBoxing
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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