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Jean Pascal vs Michael Eifert report
Who won Pascal vs Eifert?
Michael Eifert beat Jean Pascal by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Thursday 16th March 2023 at Place Bell in Laval.
The scorecards were announced as 110-118, 113-115, 111-117 in favor of winner Michael Eifert.
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 a final eliminator for the IBF light heavyweight championship of the world.
Pascal vs Eifert stats
Jean Pascal stepped into the ring with a record of 36 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw.
Michael Eifert made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Jean Pascal was the older man by 15 years, at 40 years old.
Eifert had a height advantage of 1 inch over Pascal.
Both Jean Pascal & Michael Eifert fought out of an orthodox stance.
Pascal was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 31 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 13 years and 3 months earlier than Eifert, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 267 more professional rounds, 345 to Eifert's 78.
Jean Pascal went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF at light heavyweight.
Michael Eifert was ranked number 5 by the IBF in the 175lb division.
Pascal vs Eifert form
Pascal had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Fanlong Meng on 20th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Whitesands Events Center, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Badou Jack on 28th December 2019 by split decision in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at State Farm Arena, Georgia.
Going into that contest, he had won against Marcus Browne on 3rd August 2019 by technical decision in their WBA Interim World Light heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had been beaten by 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.
He had beat Ahmed Elbiali on 8th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, Florida.
Pascal's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Pascal vs Eifert start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 4:00 AM UTC at Place Bell, Laval, Canada, which was 12:00 AM EST or 9:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Pascal vs Eifert?
The ESPN+ show is expected to begin at 6:00 PM EST / 3:00 PM PST. The Fite.tv PPV UK broadcast of the card is expected to start at 12:00 AM (GTM).
What were the odds on Pascal vs Eifert?
Jean Pascal was a 1/6 (-560) favourite going into the contest, while Michael Eifert made his way into the ring at 15/4 (+370) with oddsmakers.
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Pascal vs Eifert Predictions
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Jean Pascal - Decision||50%|
|Jean Pascal - KO||50%|
Based on 2 Predictions