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Who won Elbiali vs Pascal?
Jean Pascal beat Ahmed Elbiali by technical knockout in the 6th round on Friday 8th December 2017 at Hialeah Park Racing & Casino in Florida.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Elbiali vs Pascal stats
Back in December 2017, Ahmed Elbiali stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Jean Pascal made his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw.
Ahmed Elbiali was the younger man by 8 years, at 27 years old.
Elbiali had a height advantage of 2 inches over Pascal. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Ahmed Elbiali & Jean Pascal fought out of an orthodox stance.
Elbiali was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 21 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 8 year later than Pascal, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 265 less professional rounds, 80 to Pascal's 345.
Elbiali vs Pascal form
Jean Pascal had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Eleider Alvarez on 3rd June 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by 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.
Going into that contest, he had won against Yunieski Gonzalez on 25th July 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had lost to 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.
He had lost to Roberto Feliciano Bolonti on 6th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Bell Centre, Montreal.
Pascal's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
What time did Elbiali vs Pascal start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, Florida, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Elbiali vs Pascal?
Elbiali vs Pascal was broadcast on Fox Sport 1 in the US.
What were the odds on Elbiali vs Pascal?
Ahmed Elbiali was a 57/100 (-180) favourite going into the contest, while Jean Pascal made his way into the ring at 69/50 (+140) with oddsmakers.