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Pascal batters Bute in 'Super' win

Updated: January 19, 2014, 1:28 AM ET
By Kieran Mulvaney | ESPN.com

MONTREAL -- They came, they saw, they roared. More than 20,000 fans filled Montreal's Bell Centre, cheering on local favorites Lucian Bute and Jean Pascal in what had been billed (mostly by Pascal) as the Super Bowl of Canadian Boxing.

And if what they saw wasn't always a classic contest, it didn't matter; few Super Bowls are, after all, and what was undeniable was that this was a battle that was absorbing even as it was mostly one-sided, and it ended with a desperate Hail Mary play from ...

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