By Michael Collins: Former NABF light heavyweight champion Denis Grachev (12-1-1, 8 KO’s) was having a hard time coming to terms with his 12 round unanimous decision loss to former IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (31-1, 24 KO’s) last Saturday night at the Bell Centre, in Montreal, Candada. Grachev, 30, felt that he lost no more than four rounds at the most despite the fact that he was getting hit with the better shots … Read Article
By Michael Collins: Carl Froch thinks that Lucian Bute didn’t look great in beating Denis Grachev by a 12 round unanimous decision last night in Bute’s win in Montreal, Canada. But Froch believes that it was a situation where Bute needed any kind of win to get over the hump of his knockout loss to Froch last May.
Froch said to Sky Sports News: “Let’s be honest, it wasn’t the most impressive performance from Lucian … Read Article
By Michael Collins: Former IBF super Lucian Bute (31-1, 24 KO’s) had to really battle hard to defeat previously undefeated NABF light heavyweight champion Denis Grachev (12-1-1, 8 KO’s) by a 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night at the Bell Centre, in Montreal, Canada. The fight was a lot harder than what many boxing fans thought it was going to be and it was strange to see Bute struggling so badly against a fighter … Read Article
By Michael Collins: Former IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (30-1, 24 KO’s) will be trying to pump some life into his career tonight in moving up to 175 to challenge NABF light heavyweight champion Denis Grachev (12-0-1, 8 KO’s) in a very dangerous fight for the soft-chinned 32-year-old Bute at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. Bute was blasted into oblivion in his last fight against Carl Froch in Nottingham last May, and Grachev … Read Article
TMONTREAL (NOVEMBER 2, 2012)—Below is the weigh in video for Tomorrow night’s NABF Light Heavyweight championship bout between former IBF Super Middleweight champion Lucian Bute and undefeated Denis Grachev.
The bout will be part of a full night of boxing on WealthTV and wealthtv.com beginning at 7pm eastern / 4pm pacific as all eight bouts will be televised LIVE from the Bell Centre.
The Bute v. Grachev fight can be seen on WealthTV nationally on … Read Article
By Michael Collins: Former IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (30-1, 24 KO’s) will be moving up in weight for his fight on Saturday night to challenge NABF light heavyweight champion Denis Grachev (12-0-1, 8 KO’s) for his title at the Bell Centre, in Montreal, Canada. It’s risky and some say foolhardy thing for the 32-year-old Bute to be doing considering that he was destroyed in his last fight by Carl Froch in five rounds … Read Article
SAN DIEGO, CA (October 16, 2012)—On Saturday night November 3rd, former International Boxing Federation (IBF) Super Middleweight champion Lucian Bute will take on undefeated Denis Grachev in a twelve round fight for the NABF Light Heavyweight championship. The card will be televised LIVE in the United States on WealthTV and will originate from the Bell Centre in Montreal.
Bute of Montreal has a record of 30-1 with twenty-four knockouts. He is the long reigning IBF … Read Article
Montreal, Friday October 5th, 2012 – InterBox is proud to announce that its boxing card is all but complete. This Gala will take place Saturday, November 3rd at the Montreal Bell Centre. After suffering his first pro defeat at the hands of top super middleweight Carl Froch, Lucian Bute (30-1-0, 24 KO) is set to return to the ring against undefeated prospect Denis Grachev (12-0-1, 8 KO) from Russia.
Lucian is back in Montreal following … Read Article