The first encounter of Pascal and Hopkins on December 2010 made us all wow, thrilled and ended up debating! Yeah, most of us argued who did really win the fight because the result was a draw. The first clash was really one of the best fights I have ever seen and do personally support the call for a rematch. Now, the wait is over as we prepare ourselves boxing fans for the Jean Pascal vs Bernard Hopkins II on May 2011.
The upcoming bout Jean Pascal vs Bernard Hopkins 2 on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada is a top notch boxing event this 2011. A lot of expectation for this return showdown as everyone’s wanted a winner at the end. Who is going to finish this victoriously? Alright, let’s have a preview of both boxer’s career and achievements below.
Jean Pascal (26-1-1, 16 KO’s) is one the world’s most well decorated boxer with his unique style and knockout power. In 2008, he suffered his first boxing loss against former world champion Carl Fronch. By then, the 28-year old Pascal moved up to the light heavyweight division and managed to dominate it by an incredible winning streak of 5-0-1. He defeated Adrian Diaconu for two times and a marvelous win over Chad Dawson. Most recent is the draw with Hopkins.
Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins (51-5-2, 32 KO’s) is simply one of best boxer of all time at 46 years old which still surprised us with his way of boxing. He holds the longest reigning middleweight champion with over 10 years and 20 successful defenses. His record showed victories against Howard Eastman, Antonio Tarver, Winky Wright, Kelly Pavlik, Enrique Ornelas and Roy Jones since turning 40 in 2005.
Pascal vs Hopkins 2 is promoted by Groupe Yvon Michel Inc. and Golden Boy Promotions and presented by Casino de Montreal, Videotron and Coors Light. The boxing event will be televised live on HBO’s World Championship Boxing in the United States beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT and distributed live on pay-per-view in Canada. Don’t miss Jean Pascal vs Bernard Hopkins 2 rumble! Are you excited?