Jean Pascal outpoints Yunieski Gonzalez on Kovalev-Mohammedi card
Jean Pascal defeated Yunieski Gonzalez by a unanimous decision in a 10-round light heavyweight fight on the Sergey Kovalev-Nadjib Mohammedi card Saturday in Las Vegas.
Gonzalez (16-1, 12 knockouts) took the fight to Pascal (30-3-1, 17 KOs) and seemed to outwork him in a thrilling, give-and-take fight but all three judges had the same score — 96-94 for Pascal. THE RING scored it 97-93 for Gonzalez.
Gonzalez came out throwing bombs from the opening bell and seemed to control the first several rounds. However, Pascal weathered the storm and began to land his own hard punches in what ultimately became a competitive fight.