Difference between revisions of "Carl Froch vs. Jean Pascal"

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*The title was vacated by [[Joe Calzaghe]] when he moved up in weight to challenge [[Bernard Hopkins]] at Light Heavyweight.
 
*The title was vacated by [[Joe Calzaghe]] when he moved up in weight to challenge [[Bernard Hopkins]] at Light Heavyweight.
 
*The two highest ranked challengers by the WBC were Froch and [[Jermain Taylor]]. Taylor turned down the chance to fight for the vacant title, preferring instead to accept a fight against ex-[[IBF]] Super Middleweight champion [[Jeff Lacy]]. Pascal was next in line and accepted the challenge to fight Froch for the vacant title.
 
*The two highest ranked challengers by the WBC were Froch and [[Jermain Taylor]]. Taylor turned down the chance to fight for the vacant title, preferring instead to accept a fight against ex-[[IBF]] Super Middleweight champion [[Jeff Lacy]]. Pascal was next in line and accepted the challenge to fight Froch for the vacant title.
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Revision as of 01:08, 6 December 2008

2008-12-06 : Carl Froch 166½ lbs beat Jean Pascal 167¾ lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

  • Vacant WBC Super Middleweight Title
  • Weights: Froch 166.6 lbs, Pascal 167.7 lbs

Notes

  • The title was vacated by Joe Calzaghe when he moved up in weight to challenge Bernard Hopkins at Light Heavyweight.
  • The two highest ranked challengers by the WBC were Froch and Jermain Taylor. Taylor turned down the chance to fight for the vacant title, preferring instead to accept a fight against ex-IBF Super Middleweight champion Jeff Lacy. Pascal was next in line and accepted the challenge to fight Froch for the vacant title.


Preceded by:
Calzaghe vs. Kessler
WBC Super Middleweight Title Fight
# 50
Succeeded by:
Current