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#REDIRECT [[Adrian Diaconu vs. Jean Pascal]]
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<fight>1410174</fight>
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*'''[[World Boxing Council]] Light Heavyweight Title''' (1st defense of Diaconu)
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*'''Aired on:''' [[Versus]] (Main Event)
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== Notes ==
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[[File:Adrian Diaconu vs. Jean Pascal (poster).jpg|right|300px]]
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*[[Adrian Diaconu]] 26-0 (15 KOs) vs. [[Jean Pascal]] 22-1 (15 KOs)
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*Diaconu entered as the # 8 light heavyweight in the world according to [[The Ring Magazine]]. Pascal, an even-money underdog, was unranked by the same publication.
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*For Diaconu, it was his 11th professional bout to be held at The Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec. For Pascal, also a resident of Quebec, it was his 3rd appearance at the venue.
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*Diaconu sustained a cut under the right eye in round seven and sported a puff under the left eye by round nine.
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*Pascal scored a knockdown in round five with a left hook to the head. A second knockdown from a right-left-right to the head, was ruled a slip.
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*Versus blows: Pascal 193/540 36%, Diaconu 153/501 31%.
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== Comments ==
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"My game plan was to dance and use my footwork because I’m faster than him and smarter than him. I knew he would get tired later on in the fight. I think my gas tank was running low at the end but I did my best and I threw some bombs. At the end I was exhausted but happy with the way I fought. I knew that when he got tired I’d have the advantage and that is why I’m the new champion!" [http://fightfan.com/2009/06/jean-pascal-speaks-on-diaconu-fight-with-highlights/] - [[Jean Pascal]] in his post-fight interview

Latest revision as of 02:16, 8 May 2012

2009-06-19 : Adrian Diaconu 173¼ lbs lost to Jean Pascal 174¼ lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

Notes

Adrian Diaconu vs. Jean Pascal (poster).jpg
  • Adrian Diaconu 26-0 (15 KOs) vs. Jean Pascal 22-1 (15 KOs)
  • Diaconu entered as the # 8 light heavyweight in the world according to The Ring Magazine. Pascal, an even-money underdog, was unranked by the same publication.
  • For Diaconu, it was his 11th professional bout to be held at The Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec. For Pascal, also a resident of Quebec, it was his 3rd appearance at the venue.
  • Diaconu sustained a cut under the right eye in round seven and sported a puff under the left eye by round nine.
  • Pascal scored a knockdown in round five with a left hook to the head. A second knockdown from a right-left-right to the head, was ruled a slip.
  • Versus blows: Pascal 193/540 36%, Diaconu 153/501 31%.

Comments

"My game plan was to dance and use my footwork because I’m faster than him and smarter than him. I knew he would get tired later on in the fight. I think my gas tank was running low at the end but I did my best and I threw some bombs. At the end I was exhausted but happy with the way I fought. I knew that when he got tired I’d have the advantage and that is why I’m the new champion!" [1] - Jean Pascal in his post-fight interview