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Hopkins to call Kovalev vs. Pascal Saturday, March 14 on HBO®

Bernard Hopkins

March 5, 2015 – Ring legend Bernard Hopkins, who knows a thing or two about the light heavyweight division, will be ringside on Saturday, March 14 at the Bell Centre in Montreal working as the expert analyst for the HBO World Championship Boxing® telecast. Hopkins will work alongside Jim Lampley, Max Kellerman and Harold Lederman. The live tripleheader (9:45 p.m. ... Read More »

Steve “USS” Cunningham Media Workout Quotes

Steve Cunningham

Steve “USS” Cunningham [On his first fight in Montreal] I am excited. This is my first time in Canada. From the Pascal fights I have seen, the fans in Montreal are crazy for boxing. I am excited to go. [On his first fight on HBO] It is 14 years in the making. I am happy to finally be here. [On ... Read More »

Training Camp Notes: Kovalev Unified Champ Ready for Pascal

Sergey Kovalev

Miami, FL: On March 14 Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (26-0-1, 23 KOs) will compete in his first title defense as Unified WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion against former lineal light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KOs) in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Kovalev completed the first half of his preparations in Big Bear Lake, CA then moved to Miami, ... Read More »

Training Camp Notes: Vasily Lepikhin

Oxnard, CA: As Vasily “The Professor” Lepikhin (17-0, 9 KOs) prepares to face Isaac “Golden Boy” Chilemba (23-2-2, 10 KOs) for the NABF Light Heavyweight Title on March 14 in the opening bout of the Kovalev-Pascal HBO World Championship Boxing® telecast he cannot help to reflect on his career thus far. The common misconception is that Lepikhin earned the nickname, ... Read More »

ROAD TO KOVALEV-PASCAL PREMIERES TOMORROW ON HBO®

Sergey Kovalev

Feb. 27, 2015 – HBO Boxing presents “Road to Kovalev-Pascal,” a compelling special spotlighting the upcoming light heavyweight championship bout between undefeated knockout artist Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev defending his crown against Canada’s Jean Pascal. Their highly anticipated slugfest takes place Saturday, March 14 at the Bell Centre in Montreal and televised live on HBO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®. The “Road to ... Read More »

ROAD TO KOVALEV-PASCAL PREMIERES SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28 ON HBO®

Sergey Kovalev

Feb. 19, 2015 – HBO Boxing presents “Road to Kovalev-Pascal,” a compelling special spotlighting the upcoming light heavyweight championship bout between undefeated knockout artist Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev defending his crown against Canada’s Jean Pascal. Their highly anticipated slugfest takes place Saturday, March 14 at the Bell Centre in Montreal and televised live on HBO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®. The “Road to ... Read More »

CZAR GLAZKOV AND STEVE CUNNINGHAM MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL QUOTES

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Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov, 19-0-1, 12 KOs, #2 in IBF heavyweight rankings and Steve “USS” Cunningham, 28-6-0, 13 KOs, USBA Heavyweight Champion, will be the co-feature on the Saturday, March 14 Kovalev vs. Pascal light heavyweight championship from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The twelve-round heavyweight fight is for the mandatory position in the IBF and the USBA Heavyweight ... Read More »

Chilemba vs. Lepikhin on HBO 3/14 to Open Kovalev vs. Pascal Telecast

Boucherville, Wednesday, February 18, 2015 – Main Events and Interbox announced today that the NABF Light Heavyweight Title fight between Isaac “Golden Boy” Chilemba vs. Vasily “The Professor” Lepikhin will be the opening bout of the HBO World Championship Boxing tripleheader featuring the Unified Light Heavyweight Champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev vs. Jean Pascal in the main event and heavyweights Vyacheslav ... Read More »

Quotes from Kovalev-Pascal Presser

Sergey Kovalev

New York, NY: Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (26-0-1, 23 KOs), the current WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion, and Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KOs), the former WBC and Lineal Light Heavyweight Champion and Current holder of the WBC Diamond Belt, addressed the U.S. media in New York City in advance of their March 14 fight for the WBO, WBA ... Read More »

Quotes from Kovalev-Pascal Presser

Sergey Kovalev

BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec, Canada, Dec. 22, 2014 – In the first face-off between the triple light heavyweight champion and the former holder of several belts in the same weight division, there was nothing but respect all around at a press conference that was held Monday to officially kick off the unified Light Heavyweight World Championship fight that will take place between ... Read More »

Montreal Bell Centre to Host Kovalev vs. Pascal

Sergey Kovalev

Boucherville, Wednesday December 17th 2014 – Main-Events and InterBox announced that the Montréal Bell Centre will host the March 14th 2015 boxing Gala that will feature the reigning unified WBO, IBF and WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion, Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (26-0-1, 23 KOs) vs. former WBC, IBO and The Ring Light Heavyweight Champion, Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KOs). Tickets to ... Read More »

Weights from Montreal for Saturday’s Pascal-Bolonti PPV

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WHO: Main Event — Light Heavyweights (10) — PPV JEAN PASCAL (29-2-1, 17 KOs), Laval, Quebec, Canada 179.6 lbs. ROBERTO BOLONTI (35-3, 24 KOs), Buenos Aires, Argentina 179 lbs. (180. lbs catchweight) Jean Pascal Roberto Bolonti Co-Feature – WBC International Super Middleweight Championship (12) – PPV SCHILLER HYPPOLITE (13-1, 9 KOs), Montreal, Quebec, Canada 168.7 lbs. NORBERT NEMESAPATI (15-1, 14 ... Read More »

Pascal-Bolonti PPV PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

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Jean Pascal: (about his decision to not trash-talk Thursday) “Everything in its time. Everything I do is calculated. People think I’m unpredictable, but my strategies all well-planned with my sports psychologist. Now, for this fight, there isn’t any battle of wills, so there’s no point in trying to intimidate my opponent. We have another plan on the psychological front, but ... Read More »

Pascal-Bolonti PPV Fact Sheet for Saturday in Montreal

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WHAT: Pascal vs. Bolonti PPV WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 WHERE: Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada WHO: Main Event — Light Heavyweights (10) — PPV JEAN PASCAL (29-2-1, 17 KOs), Laval, Quebec, Canada vs. ROBERTO “The Beast” BOLONTI (35-3, 24 KOs), Buenos Aires, Argentina Co-Feature – WBC International Super Middleweight Championship (12) – PPV SCHILLER “Batman” HYPPOLITE (13-1, 9 KOs), Montreal, ... Read More »

Sergey Kovalev vs. Jean Pascal on March 14th 2015

Sergey Kovalev

Boucherville, December 2, 2014 Main Events and InterBox are proud to announce that an agreement has been reached to present a fight between the reigning unified WBO, IBF and WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion, Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (26-0-1, 23 KOs) and former WBC and The Ring Light Heavyweight Champion, Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KOs). The fight is to take place ... Read More »

Pascal-Bolonti PPV Undercard announced for this Saturday in Montreal

MONTREAL (Dec. 2, 2014) – A strong undercard featuring some of North America’s top prospects has been announced by the event promoter, Interbox, for this Saturday night’s pay-per-view card, headlined by former world light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KOs) against Roberto “The Beast” Bolonti (35-3, 24 KOs) in the 10-round main event, at the famed Bell Centre in ... Read More »

It’s official: Pascal taking on Bolonti; Hyppolite, Butler & Ulysse on PPVundercard

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MONTREAL (Nov. 25, 2014) — Jean Bédard, the president of InterBox, announced that the NABF Light Heavyweight Champion, Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KOs), will combat Argentina’s Roberto Bolonti (35-3, 24 KOs), instead of Donovan George (25-4-2, 22 K-.O.) next December 6, at the Bell Centre. This decision was taken after careful consideration following long negotiations with Donovan’s team. Boxing fans ... Read More »

InterBox press conference recap about Dec. 6 PPV show in Montreal

Lucian Bute

MONTREAL (Nov. 12, 2014) – InterBox held a press conference today in Montreal to announce that fans at the Bell Centre on December 6 will be able to watch three major fights: light heavyweights Lucian Bute (31-2, 24 KOs) vs. Roberto Bolonti (35-3, 24 KOs) and Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KOs) vs. Donovan George (26-4-2, 22 KOs), as well as ... Read More »

ISM to distribute Bute-Bolonti, Pascal-George Dec 6 PPV in United States

Lucian Bute

HOBOKEN, NJ (October 30, 2014) – Integrated Sports Media (ISM), North America’s undisputed leader of major boxing pay-per-view distribution, announced today that it will deliver the “Bute vs. Bolonti” double feature to United States fans, Saturday, December 6, live from historic Bell Centre in Montreal. Bute vs. Bolonti is being distributed in the U.S. by ISM for live viewing at ... Read More »

Jean Pascal to face Donovan George on December 6 in Montreal

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, former Light Heavyweight champion Jean Pascal will take on Donovan George on December 6 at Bell Centre in Montreal as part of the Lucian Bute – Roberto Boloni undercard. The signing “will place Pascal in a better position with regards to high-profile fight opportunities in the future,” said Interbox President Jean Bedard. “Two big ... Read More »

DIBELLA ENTERTAINMENT AND JEAN PASCAL PROMOTIONS JOIN FORCES SIGN HIGHLY REGARDED UNDEFEATED PROSPECT JOEL DIAZ TO EXCLUSIVE CO-PROMOTIONAL AGREEMENT DIAZ TO MAKE PROMOTIONAL DEBUT ON UPCOMING SHOBOX CARD MAY 16TH AT FOXWOODS RESORT AND CASINO

New York, NY (4/29/14) – DiBella Entertainment and Jean Pascal Promotions have announced that they will be joining promotional forces, beginning with the exclusive signing of highly regarded super featherweight Joel Diaz Jr. (15-0, 12KO’s). Diaz Jr. had received offers from every major promotional outfit in boxing, but decided that DBE and Jean Pascal were the best fit. Diaz is ... Read More »

JEAN PASCAL WITH GYM AND INTERBOX NEXT FIGHT IN SEPTEMBER

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MONTREAL (April 16, 2014) — This afternoon at La Cage aux Sports Boucherville, Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) and InterBox announced that they had reached an agreement with Jean Pascal Promotions to ensure the services of the NABF Champion and WBC Diamond Belt light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KOs), who recently defeated Lucian Bute. The multi-fight agreement was signed ... Read More »

Perez and Takam battle to draw

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Jean Pascal scored a decisive 12 round unanimous decision over Lucian Bute in a Battle of former Montreal based world champions before a sold crowd of 20, 479 at the Bell Centre in Montreal. Pascal came out working the body. In round two, Pascal shook Bute with a flurry of punches that also produced a mouse under the left eye ... Read More »

Official Weights from Montreal

Saturday’s HBO World Championship Boxing doubleheader telecast airs at 10:15 p.m. (ET/PT). The HBO telecast kicks off live from the Bell Centre in Montreal when heavyweights Mike Perez and Carlos Takam square off for 10 rounds. The evening’s main event features a light heavyweight matchup as Canadian stars Jean Pascal and Lucian Bute lace up their gloves for a 12-round ... Read More »

HBO BOXING® JOURNEYS TO MONTREAL FOR A COMPELLING SHOWDOWN WHEN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®: JEAN PASCAL VS. LUCIAN BUTE, ELEIDER ALVAREZ VS. THOMAS OOSTHUIZEN AND MIKE PEREZ VS. CARLOS TAKAM IS SEEN SATURDAY, JAN. 18

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American fight fans will see the biggest bout in Canadian boxing history when the action-packed tripleheader WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: JEAN PASCAL VS. LUCIAN BUTE, ELEIDER ALVAREZ VS. THOMAS OOSTHUIZEN AND MIKE PEREZ VS. CARLOS TAKAM is presented SATURDAY, JAN. 18 at 10:15 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from the Bell Centre in Montreal, exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports team will ... Read More »

Jean Pascal and Lucian Bute are ready!

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MONTREAL (October 31, 2013) – InterBox and Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) are very pleased to confirm the rescheduled date for the much anticipated Light Heavyweight bout featuring Jean Pascal (28-2-1, 17 KO) vs. Lucian Bute (31-1-0, 24 KO). This local bout with high International intrigue will take place on Saturday, January 18th 2014 at the Montreal Bell Centre. HBO World ... Read More »

For Immediate Release WORLD-CLASS EVENT SAT. NIGHT IN MONTREAL JEAN PASCAL VS. GEORGE BLADES ALVAREZ VS. MIRANDA, LEMIEUX VS. UPSHAW

MONTREAL (September 26, 2013) – While media attention has focused on Saturday night’s “The Return Of Superman” main event (airing live on HBO in the United States), featuring World Boxing Council (WBC), The Ring Magazine and lineal world light heavyweight champion Adonis “Superman” Stevenson (21-1, 18 KOs) in his first title defense against former world title-holder Tavoris “Thunder” Cloud (24-1, ... Read More »