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Jean Pascal vs Lucian Bute report
Who won Pascal vs Bute?
Jean Pascal beat Lucian Bute by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 18th January 2014 at Bell Centre in Montreal.
The scorecards were announced as 118-110, 117-111, 116-112 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).
Pascal vs Bute stats
Jean Pascal stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Lucian Bute made his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 24 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Bute had advantage in power over Pascal, with a 77% knock out percentage over Pascal's 61%.
Jean Pascal was the younger man by 3 years, at 40 years old.
Bute had a height advantage of 4 inches over Pascal. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Jean Pascal fought out of the orthodox stance, while Lucian Bute was a southpaw.
Pascal was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2005, 1 year and 2 months later than Bute, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 90 more professional rounds, 345 to Bute's 255.
Pascal vs Bute form
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 defeated 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 beat Yunieski Gonzalez on 25th July 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, United States.
Pascal's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 10 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
Bute's last 2 fights had come over a period of 11 years and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 years, 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.5 rounds on average.
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