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Bute vs. Pascal

Bute vs. Pascal bout postponed to December 7th or January 25th

Montreal, Monday, May 13th 2013 - InterBox and Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) have reserved the dates of Saturday, December 7th and Saturday, January 25th at the Montreal Bell Centre for the postponed Bute vs. Pascal bout. Both promoters reserved two dates in order to afford HBO some options. Both promoters plan to discuss the two options with HBO Executives in a few weeks time before announcing the [...]

Bute vs. Pascal update

Montreal, Wednesday, May 8th – After internal discussions, InterBox and Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) have jointly decided against promoting a boxing event on Saturday, May 25th at the Montreal Bell Centre. Preferring to wait until Lucian Bute recovers from surgery to his hand, HBO has confirmed interest in broadcasting the Bute vs. Pascal bout when the new date is known. InterBox and the GYM [...]

Bute Injured, May 25th fight vs. Pascal postponed

MONTREAL (May 7, 2013) - As announced earlier by InterBox earlier, Lucian Bute is injured and cannot fight Jean Pascal on May 25 at the Bell Centre. For GYM President Yvon Michel, who was co-promoting the event with InterBox, this is only a postponement of the greatest fight in Canadian history. "Obviously, when we first heard the news a few hours ago, we were all in shock," Michel said. "This is [...]

Bute vs. Pascal postponed

Montreal, Tuesday, May 7th 2013 – Lucian Bute suffered an injury to his left hand that has forced the postponement of his May 25th bout vs. Jean Pascal. Lucian will undergo surgery this week to remove bone fragments from his hand and recovery is anticipated to take a few weeks. Motivated like never before, Lucian Bute was in the middle of the best training camp of his career. “I am very disappointed [...]

Froch/Kessler 2, Bute vs Pascal Saturday, May 25 on HBO

HBO Sports lights up Memorial Day weekend with an action-packed day-night doubleheader of world-class prizefighting when WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: JEAN PASCAL VS. LUCIAN BUTE AND CARL FROCH VS. MIKKEL KESSLER II is presented SATURDAY, MAY 25 (6:15 p.m. ET/3:15 p.m. PT, live from London; 10:00 p.m. live from Montreal ET/tape-delayed PT) from the O2 Arena in London and the Bell Centre in Montreal, exclusively [...]

Lucian Bute media workout – Bute vs Pascal

Lucian Bute (31-1-0 24 KO) met with media representatives at the Palm Beach Boxing Gym in West Palm Beach to promote his upcoming fight vs. Jean Pascal (27-2-1, 17 K0s), which is being labeled by the media as the greatest fight in Canadian Boxing history. On Saturday night, May 25th, airing live on HBO Championship Boxing from Bell Centre in Montreal, Lucian will step in the ring against former WBC [...]

Lucian Bute and Jean Pascal set to undergo doping control testing

Montreal, Tuesday, April 16th 2013 – InterBox, Lucian Bute, Jean Pascal and Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) hereby confirm that antidoping tests are in place leading up to their fight scheduled on May 25th at the Montreal Bell Centre. All parties have agreed on all procedures and both fighters have approved the antidoping program. The program is inspired by the highest standards in the industry and [...]

Bute vs Pascal: Lucian Bute to train in Palm Beach for Pascal fight

Palm Beach, FL (March 24, 2013) – Boxing star Lucian Bute will host his upcoming training camp at the Palm Beach Boxing Center in Palm Beach, FL. Bute, 33-1 (24 KO’s), is one of the biggest ticket draws in boxing and held the IBF Super Middleweight crown for more than four years. A Quebec native by way of Romania, Bute defeated unbeaten Denis Grachev for the NABF Light Heavyweight championship [...]

Bute-Pascal May 25 at Montreal Bell Centre

MONTREAL (March 20, 2013)- The ultimate Canadian boxing showdown on May 25, featuring world champions Lucian Bute and Jean Pascal, will be held at historic Bell Centre in Montreal, it was officially announced last night at the iconic venue by co-promoters InterBox and Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) during the Montreal Canadians hockey game. Bute vs. Pascal has the potential to be the Greatest Fight [...]

Bute vs Pascal in Montreal

Montreal, Wednesday March 20th 2013  – InterBox and Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) are proud to announce that the historic bout featuring Lucian Bute (31-1-0 24 KO) vs. Jean Pascal (27-2-1 16 KO) will take place on Saturday, May 25th at the Montreal Bell Centre. Both boxers have been invited by the Bell Centre and the Montreal Canadiens to participate in the ceremonial puck drop yesterday just before [...]