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Hopkins Gives Jean Pascal a B+ For Lucian Bute Win

Bernard Hopkins fought Jean Pascal twice, holding him to a draw in 2010 and then winning the light heavyweight championship from him in 2011. Hopkins watched Pascal’s fight with Lucian Bute earlier th...Read More

Pascal-Bute Produces Lukewarm Ratings Results

Fans in Canada responded in droves to the January 18 light heavyweight bout between Jean Pascal and Lucian Bute, but the HBO-televised headliner barely caused a ripple anywhere else in North America. ...Read More

Jean Pascal-Lucian Bute: Post-Fight Report Card

The crowd was fired up at the start and had their energy back for exciting close, but in between one thing was abundantly clear: Jean Pascal was the better man. It can be argued that for too muc...Read More

'Fighting Words' - Pascal-Bute: Too Late & Not Too Good

by David P. Greisman - The fans still packed the Bell Centre, more than 20,000 of them spending the evening in Montreal watching a card headlined by their province’s two most popular boxers of recent ...Read More

Pascal Survives Late Scare To Defeat Bute in Montreal

Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada - Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17KOs) dominated most of the action, but he was forced to survive after getting hurt in the last round - winning a twelve round unanimous decision ...Read More

Pascal Feels Bute Was Not 100% Mentally Ready

Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17KOs) feels Lucian Bute (31-2, 24KOs) has not fully regained his confidence after the five round beating at the hands of Carl Froch in May of 2012. Bute returned once that Novemb...Read More

Bute Tentative For 11, Threw 98 Shots in Round 12

Jean Pascal carried what action there was in the fight, landing an avg. of 16 of 37 punches per round. The tentative Lucian Bute avg'd 28 punches thrown per round (10 landed) thru eleven rounds befor...Read More

Photos: Pascal Dominates Bute For Bragging Rights

Jean Pascal dominated an unusually tentative Lucian Bute to win the matchup of former world champions by unanimous decision before 20,479 at the Bell Centre in Montreal on Saturday night. One judge ha...Read More

Bute: I Don't Know Why I Didn't Let My Hands Go

Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada - Lucian Bute (31-2, 24KOs) was unable to let his hands go for much of his contest with Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17KOs) - but in the twelfth and final round he finally starte...Read More

Better Not Be No Rematch: Pascal Easily Wins

by Cliff Rold - At the end of Rocky, Apollo Creed whispered to the Italian Stallion ‘ain’t gonna be no rematch.’ Rocky replied, ‘don’t want one.’ As both men talked about a resumption of their one-s...Read More

Bute's Trainer is Stunned: I Have No Explanation

Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada - Stephan Larouche, trainer of former IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (31-2, 24KOs), offered no explanation on why his boxer was unable to let his hands go fo...Read More

Pascal Views Bute Bout Canada's Mayweather-Pacquiao

Lucian Bute and Jean Pascal aren’t world champions anymore and respective losses to Carl Froch and Bernard Hopkins have hurt the brands of both boxers. You wouldn’t know it based on the stir their ...Read More

Roy Jones Jr: Pro Bute Crowd Will Not Affect Pascal

Former four division world champion Roy Jones Jr. discusses the Canadian super fight between Jean Pascal and Lucian Bute. Jones has been working with Pascal in training camp and believes he will do mo...Read More

Pascal vs. Bute - CompuBox Historical Review

Neither burned up the CompuBox computer. Jean Pascal's the harder puncher. Lucian Bute, who was blown out by Froch last May, is an excellent body puncher- hence the 44% connect rate on his power shots...Read More

Bute-Pascal Clash - BoxingScene.com's Staff Predictions

HBO makes its boxing debut Saturday evening, offering a doubleheader which airs live from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. The main event pits two of the nation’s most popular attractions, as fell...Read More

Adonis Stevenson: Pascal vs. Bute is a 50-50 Fight

Adonis Stevenson took a diplomatic approach toward Saturday’s showdown in Montreal between the former champions who’ll try to become Quebec’s second-best light heavyweight. “I think Lucian Bute and...Read More

Video: Pascal - I Fought Much Better Foes Than Bute Did

Jean Pascal is confident that after facing opponents like Carl Froch, Bernard Hopkins twice, Chad Dawson, and several others - he has the necessary tools and ability to defeat Lucian Bute when they co...Read More

Video: Bute - Layoff Will Not Hurt Me With Jean Pascal

Former IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute has no fear of his long layoff as he enters the ring later tonight to face Jean Pascal, the former WBC light heavyweight king, before a packed arena ...Read More

Jean Pascal-Lucian Bute: Pre-Fight Report Card

By Cliff Rold - It might have been bigger a couple of years ago. It’s not certain it would have been more fun. A couple years ago, when Jean Pascal reigned as the Light Heavyweight Champion and ...Read More

Watch: Pascal-Bute Weigh-In From Montreal

In the historic main event, the country’s top rivals, Jean Pascal (28-2-1, 17 KOs) and Lucian Bute (31-1-0, 24 KOs), meet in a 12-round, 175-pound spectacle originally slated for May 2013. The 31-year...Read More