Pascal returns to outpoint Kuziemski
Jean Pascal returned from a 19-month layoff to unanimously
outpoint Aleksy Kuziemski on Friday night despite fighting the
final six rounds with only one hand because of a shoulder
Pascal (27-2-1), the former WBC light heavyweight champion from
Montreal, had his left shoulder worked on between rounds and threw
only rights in the last six rounds of the 10-round bout. The
right-hander still landed power punches in nearly every round
against Kuziemski (23-5).
Two judges scored it 98-90 and the other had it 100-88 for
Pascal bounced back from a crushing loss to then-45-year-old
Bernard Hopkins in May 2011.