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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 [...]

Pascal-Bute: A steak dinner saves the fight

Translated with permission from La Presse/Gabriel Béland / As reported by Mr. Gabriel Béland from La Presse newspaper in Montreal: Montreal, March 19th 2013 – Last Thursday, the fight between Jean Pascal and Lucian Bute was on life support. Friday, it was revived. What happened during this time? Nothing that a 2-hour steak dinner between Jean Pascal and Jean Bédard couldn’t fix. “The [...]

Lucian Bute vs. Jean Pascal confirmed for May 25th!

Montreal, Friday, March 15, 2013 – InterBox and Group Yvon Michel (GYM) are extremely proud to confirm that the highly anticipated duel between Lucian Bute (31-1-0 24 KO) and Jean Pascal (27-2-1 16 KO) is now signed, sealed and delivered! This huge clash will take place on Saturday, May 25th with details such as the venue and American TV yet to be finalized. “This fight will mark an historic [...]

Bute-Pascal to fight, possibly on May 25th

By Jeff Sorby: Jean Pascal (27-2-1, 16 KO’s) and former IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (31-1, 24 KO’s) have agreed for a fight that could take place in May, possibly on May 25th or at a later date. The fight will take place at 175, so Bute will have to move up in weight to make this happen. It makes a lot of sense for Bute to be moving up, and staying up that weight because his [...]

Bute could face Bika-Sjekloca winner for WBC 168 lb strap in the spring

By Michael Collins: Former IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (31-1, 24 KO’s) could be facing the winner of the February 16th clash between Sakio Bika and Nikola Sjekloca. Those two fighters will be fighting for the interim WBC super middleweight title at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. There’s talk that the World Boxing Council will elevate the current WBC 168 pound [...]

Arum: Pavlik vs. Bute possible for March

By Marcus Richardson: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum says a fight between former IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (31-1, 24 KO’s) and Kelly Pavlik (40-2, 34 KO’s) is possible by March of this year. Bute is one of the names that Pavlik’s management is working on putting a fight deal with for March. Arum said to 8countnews.com “I talked with Cameron Dunkin. They’re working on a big [...]

Pavlik-Bute in talks for a fight

By Jeff Sorby: Former WBO/WBC middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik isn’t too happy about losing out on his fight with WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Andre Ward, who had to pull out of his scheduled February 23rd fight after hurting his right shoulder in training. Pavlik could be in the process of getting a much more winnable fight against former IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute in [...]

Froch could end up having to face Adonis Stevenson next, not Bute

By Michael Collins: Eddie Hearn, the promoter for IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch, is hoping the International Boxing Federation will allow Froch to temporarily bypass his IBF mandatory challenger Adonis Stevenson in order to try and get a rematch with former IBF champ Lucian Bute. However, it's unclear whether the IBF will allow Froch to skip the Stevenson bout and it's also unknown if [...]