Cloutier’s Canada Corner
WBA World Championship Bout
Between Jean Pascal & Badou Jack
By Daniel Cloutier
MONTRÉAL —— The Montrealer Jean Pascal will fight the
Swedish Gambian Badou Jack in a WBA light heavyweight (175
pounds) world championship bout June 6th at the Hard Rock
Stadium in Miami.
This boxing show organized by Maywheater Promotions
organization, will be televised by Showtime.
Just before the main event (12 rounds) opposing Pascal
(35-6-1) to Badou Jack (23-3-3), the Americans super
welterweight (154 pounds) Jarrett Hurd (24-1-0) and Luis
Arias (18-2-1) will have a 10 round bout.
This match up Pascal-Jack is a rematch. In Atlanta in
December 28th 2019, Pascal beat Jack by split decision in 10
“I am very excited and motivated to have this rematch,” said
Pascal. “This time, I want to win it clearly. I watched the
video of my first fight with Badou Jack and I know exactly
what to achieve to win the fight clearly. I got a great
preparation and I expect to deliver a good performance June
Jack said: “I am in perfect shape, then, I am ready for this
challenge. Me too, I know what to do to win this rematch. I
will make few adjustments to dominate more rounds this time.
It’s a major fight and I got to win it.”
Leonard Ellerbe, the chief of the Mayweather Promotions
organization,. said: “I am positive that this rematch
Pascal-Jack and the fight Hurd-Arias will be intense and
spectaculars. We really believe that we will present a good
boxing show June 6th. The boxing fans love action and we
will have good action June 6th.”