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 Last update:  1/22/2014       Read more by Edward Chaykovsky         
   
Roy Jones: Jean Pascal Should Rematch Carl Froch Next
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Text by Edward Chaykovsky, Interview by Chris Robinson

Former four division world champion Roy Jones Jr. has been working very closely as of late with former WBC light heavyweight king Jean Pascal. Jones helped Pascal tremendously for his recent dominating win over Canadian rival Lucian Bute.

If Jones had a choice, he would love to see Pascal (29-2-1, 17KOs) move his career forward with a rematch against IBF/WBA 'regular' super middleweight champion Carl Froch (32-2, 23KOs).

They fought in 2008, for the vacant WBC crown at 168-pounds, and waged a wild war for twelve rounds in Froch's backyard of Nottingham.

A rematch will be tough to make, because Froch does not appear ready to leave the super middleweight division and Pascal is not going to drop down to 168.

"My personal preference is for him to fight Carl Froch. But again, this is his world, not mine. Carl Froch has a country behind him. In some fights the whole world is concerned. As far as Canada is concerned, you saw over 20,000 come out [for Pascal-Bute]. When they fought the first time, the fight was so good that I think it would good for people to see," Jones said.

>>>>Jean Pascal Reflects on Lucian Bute Win<<<<<

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comment by guitarboyled, on 01-23-2014
Froch is a warrior and I respect the guy but he's been avoiding lots of challenges and lots of money. Ward made Froch look like a turtle in the ring... And he took it easy on him. this rematch doesn't need to happen especially after the Groves fight. Froch's only hope would be a lucky punch. ...

comment by jas, on 01-23-2014
if froch tidies up his fundamentals like not crossing his feet with his chin up in there when he throws combinations, he will be a toughie for anyone

comment by Earl Hickey, on 01-23-2014
Pascal is more worse than froch compared to how they were in the first fight In order of toughness 1. Ward (Very hard) 2. Groves (Normal) 3. Pascal (easy) 4. Chavez (novice)

comment by Mr. Philadel, on 01-23-2014
Everybody wants to fight Froch....from domestic rivals to foreign rivals...they all wanna get at Froch lol....no fighter in the sport has more lucrative options than the Cobra atm....dude can't go wrong no matter what....good for Froch, I always said that he's good for the sport....still think th...

comment by Mick Higgs, on 01-23-2014
Froch has too many options @ 168Lb to risk a move to 175. he wants Chavez Jr or Ward II, while the World wants Groves II!

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