LUCIAN BUTE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Stick a fork in Lucian Bute… he’s done

Applying his busy, swarming style to its best effect, Jean Pascal won a commanding points victory over crosstown rival Lucian Bute this weekend. But in my mind it wasn't Pascal's punches in bunches energy that stood out, but Bute's relative passivity. He was effectively shut down for most of the fight, rarely letting his hands go with any degree of what had previously...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Fight Preview: Lucian Bute vs Jean Pascal

HBO is kicking off its boxing for 2014 schedule with a big time all-Canadian showdown between former IBF Super Middleweight champion Lucian Bute and former WBC Lt. Heavyweight champ Jean Pascal tomorrow evening at the Belle Centre in Montreal. This is an excellent kickoff to the 2014 boxing season on HBO and kudos to them for picking up this fight. On paper this is an excellent matchup...
Via Ringnews24
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Pascal ready for Saturday's Canadian superfight with Bute

Two of Canada's most accomplished and popular boxers meet on Saturday night when Jean Pascal (28-2-1, 17 KOs) takes on Lucian Bute (34-1, 24 KOs) for the NABA light heavyweight title (HBO, 10:15 p.m. ET). Given their following, skill level, and that it takes place in Quebec, where both fighters call home, the atmosphere is destined to be electric. "I'm like a kid in...
Via Fox Sports
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bute recovers from first loss, outlasts Grachev

Former IBF champion Lucian Bute rebounded from his first defeat by outlasting Denis Grachev in a close bout for the minor NABF light heavyweight title on Saturday night. Bute, of Canada, won a unanimous decision and improved to 31-1 in his first fight since losing his super-middleweight title to Carl Froch in May. Grachev, of Russia, fell to 12-1-1 despite landing more punches overall...
Via AP on Fox
November 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Lucian Bute Survives Denis Grachev, But Offers Little Sign He'd Survive Carl Froch Rematch

Denis Grachev dragged Lucian Bute into exactly the kind of war that has sunk him in the past, but Saturday night on Wealth TV the popular Canadian transplant stayed afloat, winning an entertaining unanimous decision. There are clearly a lot of leaks in the hull, though, and as a fight meant to shake off the rust from his last defeat to Carl Froch and ready himself for another shot...
Via The Queensbury Rules
November 04, 2012  |  Discuss
HITS KEEP COMING

Boxer put to sleep with big knockout

Sleep tight.
Via Halestorm Sports
October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Bute recovering from foot infection, should be fine for Froch fight

Lucian Bute has been bothered by an infection in his foot since last Saturday. However, the condition is improving and InterBox and Lucian Bute are confident that Lucian will be able to fight according to schedule. A specialist/doctor has prescribed antibiotics to Lucian Bute to treat the infection. He will meet with doctors again later this week to ensure that the foot is...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

IBF champ Lucian Bute becomes a Canadian citizen

Boxing champion Lucian Bute has become a Canadian citizen. The 32-year-old fighter from Romania was sworn in along with 30 other new Canadians before a citizenship judge in a ceremony Monday at an elementary school gym. He has been a permanent resident since 2007. Bute moved to Canada in 2003 to begin his professional career. The left-hander has won all 30 of his pro fights. He...
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Lucian Bute vs. Carl Froch preview & prediction

The super middleweight division continues to deliver the best quality fights in boxing on May 26 when undefeated IBF champion Lucian Bute takes on two-time champion and veteran warrior Carl Froch in the Briton's backyard of Nottingham. These two fighters are ranked by Proboxing-fans.com at #2 and #4 respectively, and if Bute wins he can expect to become the logical challenger...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Andre Dirrell Next for Lucian Bute?

Interbox president Jean Bedard and super middleweight titleholder Lucian Bute held a conference call this afternoon to discuss Bute's next bout. There have been plenty of rumors and speculation about his next opponent, with most signs indicating that it would be Carl Froch, fresh off his Super Six defeat to Andre Ward. Now though, it appears like Bute could be headed in a different...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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