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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 over Lucian Bute (31-2, 24KOs). Bute was moving up to light heavyweight for the first time. 116-112, 117-110, 117-111 - all for Pascal.

Both boxers were tentative in the first, with Pascal having the edge. Then Pascal erupted with punches in the second and appeared to stun Bute late in the second. Bute came back with a better third, but then Pascal started firing back with hard punches in the fourth. Bute was allowing Pascal to outwork him in several of the rounds that followed, as he wasn't throwing enough punches or countering the incoming shots.

Pascal was landing some bombs in the eight, and Bute appeared to go down, but the referee ruled it a slip. In the tenth, there was a clash of heads that opened up a cut above the nose of Bute, who also was having issues with a badly swollen left eye. Pascal suckered Bute in during the eleventh round and unleashed a monster arsenal of shots.

In the final round it wasn't clear if Pascal was hurt or initially playing possum, but Bute staged a huge rally early in the round and had Pascal running around trying to coast as the punches were landing well. Bute seemed to be dominating the action in the final minute as well, with Pascal looking completely spent and trying to make it to the final bell.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mrlopez on 01-20-2014

[QUOTE=AP♠;14148298]After being exposed Bute has turned into an embarrassing sissy[/QUOTE] im the furthest thing from mad, just dont appreciate lil kids acting like weirdos. as for bute,i could give a rats a.ss about the dude, he's been a hypejob for…

Comment by ThatDude44 on 01-19-2014

[QUOTE=ADP02;14150441]On your point, Floyd and company admitted to it. "My game plan for Mosley will take into consideration that Mosley is now [B][COLOR="Red"]OLD[/COLOR][/B]" [B]- Floyd Mayweather[/B] "Floyd is fully aware of Canelo's weaknesses and will be able to take full…

Comment by jondacon on 01-19-2014

[[email protected];14148285]Somos boricuas but STFU bro! Nobody lets someone specially a power punching guy beat on you just to try and secure a rematch when in fact you can get laid out. Pascal got tired after the 10th like he always…

Comment by jondacon on 01-19-2014

[QUOTE=Box-Office;14148254]There was someone calling for Bute by 3rd round stoppage lol. I mean Bute has been given easy opponents all his career then comes Carl Froch and Jean Pascals of the world. To think there are ppl saying Andre Ward…

Comment by ADP02 on 01-19-2014

[QUOTE=ThatDude44;14150022]So if he fights them young then they're too green and if he fights them later they're too old. Got it.[/QUOTE] On your point, Floyd and company admitted to it. "My game plan for Mosley will take into consideration that…

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