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Nov 24 2018
Saturday

Mark G. Etess Arena, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, New Jersey, United States

12 round contest @ Light Heavyweight
14-0-0
UD 12

Score cards

  • 119-109
  • 117-111
  • 119-109
UD 12
33-5-1

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Belts on The Line

Vacant WBA World Light Heavyweight Championship

The tape

28
Age
36
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 10" / 179 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDTKOKOTKOTKO
Form
TKOTKOMDTKORTD
14
Wins
33
11
By KO
20
79
KO%
61
0
Loses
5
0
Draws
1
2014
Debut
2005

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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The Ring
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WBA
9
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WBC
-
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WBO
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IBF
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Dmitry Bivol vs Jean Pascal report


Who won Bivol vs Pascal?

Dmitry Bivol beat Jean Pascal by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 24th November 2018 at Mark G. Etess Arena, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in New Jersey.

The scorecards were announced as 119-109, 117-111, 119-109 in favor of winner Dmitry Bivol.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).

This contest was for the vacant WBA light heavyweight championship of the world.

Bivol vs Pascal stats

Back in November 2018, Dmitry Bivol stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Jean Pascal made his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 20 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Bivol had advantage in power over Pascal, with a 79% knock out percentage over Pascal's 61%.

Dmitry Bivol was the younger man by 8 years, at 28 years old.

Bivol had a height advantage of 2 inches over Pascal. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.

Both Dmitry Bivol & Jean Pascal fought out of an orthodox stance.

Bivol was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 25 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 9 year and 9 months later than Pascal, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 161 less professional rounds, 184 to Pascal's 345.

Jean Pascal was ranked number 9 by the WBA in the 175lb division.

Bivol vs Pascal form

Bivol remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Isaac Chilemba on 4th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, New Jersey, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Sullivan Barrera on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Going into that contest, he had beat Trent Broadhurst on 4th November 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Before that, he had defeated Cedric Agnew on 17th June 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Interim World Light heavyweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Events Center, Las Vegas, United States.

He had won against Samuel Clarkson on 14th April 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Interim World Light heavyweight championship fight at MGM National Harbor, Maryland, USA.

Pascal had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Ahmed Elbiali on 8th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, Florida, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Eleider Alvarez on 3rd June 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Sergey Kovalev on 30th January 2016 by majority decision in the 7th round in their IBF World Light Heavyweight, WBA Super World Light Heavyweight and WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Bell Centre, Montreal.

Before that, he had defeated Yunieski Gonzalez on 25th July 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, United States.

He had been beaten by Sergey Kovalev on 14th March 2015 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight, IBF World Light Heavyweight and WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Dmitry Bivol had been fighting more than Jean Pascal.

Going to this contest, Dmitry Bivol had last fought 3 months and 20 days ago, while Jean Pascal's last outing had been 11 months and 16 days ago.

Bivol's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.6 rounds on average.

Pascal's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.

What time did Bivol vs Pascal start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Mark G. Etess Arena, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, New Jersey, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Bivol vs Pascal?

Bivol vs Pascal was broadcast on HBO in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BoxNation.

What were the odds on Bivol vs Pascal?

Dmitry Bivol was a 1/20 (-2000) favourite going into the contest, while Jean Pascal made his way into the ring at 8/1 (+800) with oddsmakers.

Dmitry Bivol vs Jean Pascal news

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Jean

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Bivol
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Dmitry Bivol

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