Pascal: I wanted to make a statement

Having already stated that this bout would be the final of his 12-year career, former light heavyweight world champion Jean Pascal went out in style with an upset win Friday night in Miami.

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“It was a beautiful fight,” said Pascal. “I knew it would be my last one and I wanted to make a statement against a young, unbeaten fighter. It went basically as I expected, a couple of difficult moments but I was able to do everything I wanted.”

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