Jean Pascal Scores A Big — And Strange-Looking — Knockout

Just have a glance at ‘er. Is it me, or did super middleweight Jean Pascal’s four-named get-well opponent, Pablo Daniel Zamora Nievas, look like he was literally taking a swan dive on his way down to the mat Saturday? Pascal connected very solidly, and Nievas has been knocked out before, so I’m not questioning the integrity of the KO. But it’s an odd duck, this one.

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