Photos: Hopkins Beats Pascal in Historical Montreal Bout
Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada - A Canadian attendance record was broken, with 17,750 screaming fans packing the venue to watch Bernard Hopkins (52-5-2, 32KOs) make history with a twelve round unanimous decision over Jean Pascal (26-2, 16KOs) to capture the WBC/IBO light heavyweight titles. The scores were 115-113, 116-112 and 115-114. Hopkins gets revenge after fighting Pascal to a controversial twelve round draw in December.
Hopkins, at age 46, becomes the oldest fighter in boxing history to win a world title - breaking the record set by a 45-year-old George Foreman in 1994 when he knocked out Michael Moorer to win the heavyweight crown.
A battle of former light heavyweight champions saw Chad Dawson (30-1, 17KOs) win a twelve round unanimous decision over Adrian Diaconu (27-3, 15KOs). The scores were 117-111, 118-110 and 116-112. Dawson is now in line to face the winner of the Bernard Hopkins vs. Jean Pascal rematch.
I want Dawson or Hopkins to fight Cloud.Comment by WESS on 05-22-2011
hahaa Hop mentally F**ked, toyed, destroyed, played, tricked, fooled and schooled bytch boy Pascal from Canada in his back yard.... Hop was even doing push ups in between rounds.... Pascal got embarrassed and beaten worse than Tarver and Pavlik did.…Comment by Camp Beast on 05-22-2011
nOTICE how all the anti-Hopkins webbers have nothing to say HA! BHOP cant be counted out! STFU...Haters gonna HATE..NOW WHAT?!? AND NEWWWW LIGHT HEAVY WEIGHT CHAMPION...BERNARD HOPKINS!!!! BHOP schooled that kid..no if,ands, or buts! LIVING LEGEND!!!!!!Comment by l3xxer on 05-22-2011
I didn't get to see the fight for some reason, I was screaming on my sit when I found out Bhop won! congratulations old man! lol :boxing:Post a Comment - View More User Comments (4)