Jean-Thenistor Pascal was born in Port-au-Prince Haiti on October 28th in 1982. At 4 years old his family moved to Quebec, Canada. He picked up boxing at 13 years old and in 2004 represented Canada at the 2004 Olympics.
In 2005 Pascal became a professional boxer and started out 21-0 before earning his first world title fight against Carl “The Cobra” Froch for the vacant WBC super middleweight championship. Pascal lost to Froch via unanimous decision but two fights later Pascal won the WBC light heavyweight world title with a unanimous decision win over Adrian Diaconu. Pascal lost the title to Bernard Hopkins in 2011 and it took him 4 years to earn another world title fight. In 2015 Pascal faced Sergey Kovalev for the WBO, WBA, & IBF light heavyweight world titles but was stopped in the 8th round. Pascal bounced back in his next fight to get back in the win column and is working his way back to another world title opportunity.