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Jean Pascal cleared for March bout

Updated: December 18, 2012, 5:04 PM ET
Associated Press

MONTREAL -- Boxer Jean Pascal got the news he wanted.

Doctors told the former light heavyweight champion Tuesday that while he has tears in his left shoulder and biceps tendon, they aren't serious enough to keep him from a March title fight against Chad Dawson.

Pascal is a right-hander from Quebec whose career has been marked by shoulder and hand injuries.

On Friday night, he was injured during his unanimous decision over Aleksy Kuziemski at Bell Centre. He fought with only ...

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