Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Pascal Rejects WBC Tourney, But Willing To Face Erdei - Boxing News
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Follow BoxingScene
 
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
• Register A Free Account
• Account Login
• Boxing Schedule
• Boxing Champions
• Boxing Downloads
• Boxing Forums
• Boxing News Wire
• Boxing Photos
• Boxing History
• Boxer Search
• Fantasy Betting
• Feedback
• Fitness and Health  
• Free Homepage
• Mixed Martial Arts
• Pound For Pound
• Upcoming Fight Archive
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  7/29/2011       Read more by Rick Reeno         
   
Pascal Rejects WBC Tourney, But Willing To Face Erdei
Share Click Here To Email Printable version Search BoxingScene Database 

By Rick Reeno

Last week, the WBC ordered a four-man light heavyweight tournament to determine a mandatory challenger to the reigning champion, Bernard Hopkins. In the first leg of the tournament, Chris Henry would face Ismayl Sillakh, while former WBC champion Jean Pascal would fight undefeated Zsolt Erdei.

Pascal (26-2, 16KOs), who does have several options on the table, doesn't see any reason to bind himself to a two-fight tournament with the WBC. Pascal is coming off back to back fights with Hopkins, and he is certainly the biggest draw among the four fighters selected by the WBC. And, he realizes that even if he wins the tournament there is nothing set in stone that Hopkins, age 46, will still be around or even willing to entertain a third meeting.

He did indicate to BoxingScene that a fight with Erdei (33-0, 18KOs) does peak his interest, and he would be willing to face him outside of the WBC tournament - if a television date is locked down for the fight.

"That's a nice tournament, and I thank the WBC for putting together a nice thing, but I think that I'm going to choose another option because I have so many options right now that I don't think that I'm going to be a part of that tournament," Pascal told BoxingScene.com.

"To fight twice to become the mandatory to my ex-title.....that makes no sense to me. But like I said, I have so many options right now that we have to see what's best for me."

Tags: Jean Pascal , Zsolt Erdei


 

 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by Tiozzo, on 07-29-2011
Upon watching an old Erdei fight in which he had to go life and death with a former champ not nearly as talented as Pascal, frenchman Sahnoune, I pick Pascal to finally take that Erdei fraud out of the title and discussion picture.

comment by b0ndsj0ns20, on 07-29-2011
Pascal doesn't need that, he needs to fight Cloud. That is the fight I want to see, and it would be an all action, fan friendly fight.

comment by Wild Apache, on 07-29-2011
What's wrong with Pascal,decent work,decent pay.Money guaranteed.

comment by Mr. Philadel, on 07-29-2011
[QUOTE=The Devil]Why would Pascal enter a tournament where the grand prize is a third ass whooping from a damn near 50 year old man?[/QUOTE] :rofl::rofl: / thread....:fing02:....STILL lmfao...nice!!!

comment by SCtrojansbaby, on 07-29-2011
[QUOTE=leemoorcroft]zolst is one the worse champs dats been in years how the fuk shes got 0 stil i dont know pascal k,o in 5[/QUOTE] You're stupid

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (10) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Dorticos Already Has His Eyes o...
  Kevin Pollak Proves To Be Big S...
  Ricky Burns Set To Retain Tony ...
  Quigg Promises To Show Improvem...
  Hopkins: I Wanted Kovalev, Smar...
  Luke Campbell Takes Career Brea...
  Chudinov vs. Nielsen Is Announc...
  Warrington: I'm Hungrier Than E...
  Kovalev's Trainer Expects Hopki...
  Garcia Tabs Maidana To Beat May...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved. Material may not be replicated in any manner without the written consent of BoxingScene.com