Jean Pascal was the clear winner in a mostly one-sided Canadian mega fight against hometown rival Lucian Bute in Montreal, where the showdown was well received, but the former light heavyweight champ did not look like a world-beater en route to his decision victory.
Jean Pascal faces Lucian Bute on Saturday on HBO. With a win in the Canadian super fight, Pascal eyes a title shot against Adonis Stevenson next.
Fans share their opinions on Floyd Mayweather’s next opponent and his Fighter of the Year worthiness, Manny Pacquiao’s pound-for-pound longevity, a mythical matchup between Archie Moore and Bernard Hopkins, and Nonito Donaire’s RING ranking (or lack of) in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Marcos Maidana says Adrien Broner “has not been tested by a natural welterweight like me. That’s why this is the hardest fight of his life.” Maidana challenges Broner for the WBA 147-pound title on Dec. 14.
Fans give their thoughts on what could be next for Curtis Stevens, Tomasz Adamek and cruiserweight surprise Thabiso Mchunu, and they ask Dougie his thoughts on what might have been with Shane Mosley, Felix Trinidad and Roy Jones Jr. in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Danny Green is the most popular boxer in Australia and boxing writer Anson Wainwright found out why during a recent interview with the former light heavyweight titleholder. A rugged brute in the ring, Green is down-to-earth outside of it. The veteran made for an honest, thoughtful, funny Q&A.
HBO commentator and former pound-for-pound king Roy Jones Jr. analyzed the Nonito Donaire-Guillermo Rigondeaux fight for Bill Emes following the recent BWAA awards dinner in New York City. Jones also disscussed Paul Spadafora.
Kendall Holt on Friday’s bout with Lamont Peterson: “This fight, I’m going to set things up and make things happen. I have had some good sprints, some good boxing and I am ready to go a good, hard 12 rounds.”