Belts on The Line
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Who won Browne vs Pascal?
Jean Pascal beat Marcus Browne by technical decision in their 8 round contest on Saturday 3rd August 2019 at Barclays Center in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 74-75, 74-75, 74-75 in favor of winner Jean Pascal.
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.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Adam Kownacki beating Chris Arreola. Also, on the undercard Curtis Stevens lost to Wale Omotoso.
Browne vs Pascal stats
Back in August 2019, Marcus Browne stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 23 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jean Pascal made his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 20 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Browne had a slight advantage in power over Pascal, with a 70% knock out percentage over Pascal's 61%.
Marcus Browne was the younger man by 8 years, at 29 years old.
Browne had a height advantage of 4 inches over Pascal. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Marcus Browne & Jean Pascal fought out of an orthodox stance.
Browne was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 17 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 7 year and 9 months later than Pascal, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 213 less professional rounds, 132 to Pascal's 345.
Browne vs Pascal form
Browne had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Badou Jack on 19th January 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Light heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Lenin Castillo on 4th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Nassau Coliseum, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Francy Ntetu on 20th January 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had beat Sean Monaghan on 15th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale.
He had defeated Sean Monaghan on 15th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Nassau Coliseum, New York.
Pascal had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Dmitry Bivol on 24th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Mark G. Etess Arena, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, New Jersey, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Ahmed Elbiali on 8th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, Florida.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Eleider Alvarez on 3rd June 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.
Before that, 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.
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.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Marcus Browne had been fighting more than Jean Pascal.
Going to this contest, Marcus Browne had last fought 6 months and 15 days ago, while Jean Pascal's last outing had been 8 months and 10 days ago.
Browne's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
Pascal's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
What time did Browne vs Pascal start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Browne vs Pascal?
Browne vs Pascal was broadcast on FOX in the US.
What were the odds on Browne vs Pascal?
Marcus Browne was a 2/25 (-1200) favourite going into the contest, while Jean Pascal made his way into the ring at 6/1 (+600) with oddsmakers.