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Photos: Dmitry Bivol Has Tougher Than Expected Win Over Pascal

While the HBO World Championship Boxing era ended, the Dmitry Bivol era continued on Saturday night at  the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City.  Bivol (15-0, 11 KOs), from St. Petersburg, Russia, headlining his first HBO telecast, extended his reign as World Boxing Association (WBA) light heavyweight world champion with a blitzing of former world champion Jean Pascal (33-6-1, 20 KOs),who hails from the Montréal suburb Laval, Québec, Canada. (photos by Ed Mulholland).

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 .Ringside judges Lynn carter and Carlos Ortiz scored the fight 119-109 and Henry Grant 117-111, all in favor of the defending champion. 

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Managed by Vadim Kornilov and promoted by World of Boxing, it is onward and upward for Bivol, arguably the best light heavyweight in the world, who eschewed more lucrative offers from other networks for the honor of headlining the finale of HBO's 45-year flagship boxing series.

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User Comments and Feedback
Comment by BoxingTech718 on 11-25-2018

Pascal is done, all the wars have taken their toll. It’s a consequence of fighting all the good fighters in his weight class. He should retire and ride off into the sunset.

Comment by stealthradon on 11-25-2018

Since he didn't get a KO win, he lost.

Comment by MulaKO on 11-25-2018

Imo Bivol did more than enough to solidify the win But I do feel like he held off on trying to get Pascal out of their I think he was scared of getting tagged and maybe even dropped Cause of…

Comment by Andre_parker1 on 11-25-2018

bivol should drop down in weight and take over that bum 168 division..while taking only super fights @175

Comment by MaksBox on 11-25-2018

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;19295851]Dmitry Bivol, Jean Pascal Fight Photos Gallery - Russia's Dmitry Bivol retained his WBA light heavyweight crown with a unanimous decision over Canada's Jean Pascal at the Hard Rock Hotel in Atlantic City on Saturday. (photos by Ed Mulholland)[[URL=https://www.boxingscene.com/?m=show&id=134041]Click Here…

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