36-year-old boxer Jean Pascal sensationally defeated Marcus brown and became a contender for the title of Alexander Carnation. American brown unexpectedly lost the title of “interim” champion, WBA light heavyweight champion the canadian in the night of 4 August.
Start shooting jabs recorded in the net champion. And he held some good body shots. Brown looked much better footwork and was significantly superior speed.
Suddenly in the 4th round, the Champ went too far and missed a powerful right hook. Was in a hard knockdown and the end of the three-minute “survival” in the clinch. In the next round brown regained control over the course of the match, even harder working body of the veteran.
In the 7th round American again “fell asleep” and missed a right hook to the jaw. Until the end of the round, the champion visited again at the “fifth point”. In the 8th round, the fighters clashed heads. On the face of the brown formed a huge cut. The fight was stopped.
At the time of stoppage, the judges counted three times 75-74 in favor of Pascal. The victory of veteran technical solution.
With this victory, brown became the WBC Silver champion, which gives him the right to meet with Ukrainian Alexander Carnations. The latter owns belt WBC.
However, the fight Pascal vs Carnation will not take place in the near future. Alexander Gvozdik and Artur Beterbiev October 18 in the United States will hold a unification bout.