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Bute defeats Di Luisa; Alvarez decisions Prieto

Former IBF 168lb champ Lucian Bute (32-2, 25 KOs) came out on top tonight in defeating Italy’s Andrea Di Luisa (17-3, 13 KOs) by a 4th round TKO after Di Luisa’s corner threw in the towel in the 4th round at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada.

Bute knocked the 33-year-old, Ink-covered Di Luisa down with a left to the head in the 4th. Di Luisa got to his feet at the count of 8. When asked if he was okay, Di Luisa appeared to shake his head. The referee let it continue anyway. Moments later, Di Luisa’ corner threw in the towel and the fight was halted at 1:53 of the round. Bute was slightly hurt by a left hand from Di Luisa before the knockdown. The shot had Bute backing up, but he wasn’t badly hurt but he clearly was stunned by the shot from the Italian fighter. Continue reading

Lucian Bute – Andrea Di Luisa make weight

MONTRÉAL (August 14, 2015) – The official weigh in was held today for tomorrow night’s Premier Boxing Champions on NBCSN card at Bell Centre in Montreal.

Televised coverage is headlined by a 10-round showdown between Lucian “Le Tombeur” Bute (31-2, 24 KOs) and Andrea Di Luisa (17-2). Also featured on NBCSN is light heavyweight contender Eleider “Storm” Alvarez (17-0) versus Isidro Ranoni “El Guerrero” Prieto (24-0-3) in a 12-round bout. Continue reading

Lucian Bute fights Andrea Di Luisa on Saturday on Premier Boxing Champions on NBCSN

STAMFORD, Conn. – August 13, 2015 – Premier Boxing Champions returns in primetime this Saturday, August 15 at 9 p.m. ET on NBCSN, at Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada, featuring a super middleweight bout between former world titleholder Lucian Bute (31-2, 24 KOs) and Italy’s Andrea Di Luisa (17-2, 13 KOs).

Coverage begins with a bout between undefeated light heavyweights 2008 Colombian Olympian Eleider Alvarez (17-0, 10 KOs) and Paraguayan knockout artist Isidro Ranoni Prieto (24-0-3, 20 KOs). Continue reading

Lucian Bute is Fully Fit and Returning on Saturday Night in Canada

Former IBF 168 lb champion Lucian Bute will return to the ring on Saturday night after 19 months out of action through injury to face little known Italian fighter Andrea Di Luisa over 10 rounds in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

The last time we saw Bute in a ring was January of 2014 when he dropped a wide decision to another Canadian based fighter in Jean Pascal, and a mooted December 2014 return was also dropped when he suffered a back injury in training – yet with all those problems firmly behind him, the now 35 year old Bute has insisted he is in confident mood ahead of his return.

Speaking at yesterday’s final presser, he said; Continue reading

Lucian Bute out for December 6th

Boucherville – Tuesday November 18th 2014 – It’s a disappointment to announce that Lucian Bute (31-2-0, 24 K.O.), after getting injured in training, is forced to miss December 6th card at the Bell Center. It’s important to note that the Gala will still take place. Continue reading

Lucian Bute out for December 6th

Boucherville – Tuesday November 18th 2014 – It’s a disappointment to announce that Lucian Bute (31-2-0, 24 K.O.), after getting injured in training, is forced to miss December 6th card at the Bell Center. It’s important to note that the Gala will still take place. Continue reading

Three major fights Dec. 6 in Montreal

InterBox held a press conference today in Montreal to announce that fans at the Bell Centre on December 6 will be able to watch three major fights: light heavyweights Lucian Bute (31-2, 24 KOs) vs. Roberto Bolonti (35-3, 24 KOs) and Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KOs) vs. Donovan George (26-4-2, 22 KOs), as well as the NABF middleweight title fight between David Lemieux (32-2, 20 KOs) vs. Gabriel Rosado (21-8, 13 KOs) on big screens live from Brooklyn, New York. Continue reading

Lucian Bute vs. Roberto Bolonti on December 6th at the Montreal Bell Centre

BOUCHERVILLE, Monday, September 29th 2014 – InterBox is proud to confirm that former IBF Super Middleweight champion (2007-2012) Lucian Bute (31-2-0, 24 KO) will lace up the gloves against recent WBA title challenger Roberto Feliciano « The Beast » Bolonti (35-3-0, 24 KO) on Saturday, December 6th at the Montreal Bell Centre. The undercard portion of the program will be unveiled in the next few weeks. Continue reading

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