LUCIAN BUTE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Alvarez stops Bute to become WBC light heavy challenger

QUEBEC CITY (AP) Eleider Alvarez stopped former champion Lucian Bute with a pair of right-hand shots in the fifth round to win a light heavyweight elimination bout between the two Montreal-based boxers Friday night. Alvarez (22-0) stunned Bute (32-4-1) with a right and then sent him to the floor with another to close out what had been an even battle through four rounds. Referee...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Weights from Montreal: Lucian Bute & Eleider Alvarez featured on NBCSN tonight

The official weigh in was held on Friday for Saturday 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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Unbeaten Caleb Plant to fight on Lucian Bute undercard August 15

Undefeated super middleweight prospect Caleb “Sweet-Hands” Plant (8-0, 7 KOs) will be making his way back to the ring next Saturday August, 15, 2015 on the event headlined by Lucian Bute (31-2, 24 KOs) vs. Andrea Di Luisa (17-2, 13 KOs). The fight takes place at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec. Plant, who’s scheduled to fight in a 6-round bout, will face an opponent TBA...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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 been La Tombeur...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pascal Defeats Bute in Canadian “Superbowl”

MONTREAL, QUEBEC - After waiting for something in the neighborhood of five years to meet in the ring, Jean Pascal brutalized Lucian Bute for 11 rounds, nearly gave the way the fight in the fight twelfth, to win the battle of Canada by unanimous decision at the Bell Centre in Montreal. Armed with Roy Jones Jr. in his corner, Pascal thumped Bute for eleven rounds landing 57% of his...
Via BadCulture
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pascal beats Bute by unanimous decision in battle of Canadian stars

Jean Pascal dominated an unusually tentative Lucian Bute to win the battle of former world champions by unanimous decision before 20,479 at the Bell Centre on Saturday night. The decidedly pro-Bute crowd could do little to help their fighter, who appeared more concerned with not getting hit than with launching attacks. One judge had it 117-110, another 117-111 and the third 116...
Via Associated Press
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jean Pascal Untroubled By Vacant Lucian Bute

It would be wrong in a couple different ways to say that Jean Pascal beat Lucian Bute on HBO Saturday. He got the victory, certainly. But Bute practically handed the win to him, save for one final 12th round flurry, so the active verb of "beat" doesn't really apply. And Pascal beat a version of Bute that was nothing like the man who once was the body punch KO king of Canada, so Pascal...
Via The Queensbury Rules
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Popping Everywhere: Lucian Bute Vs. Jean Pascal Preview And Prediction

You know, call me immature, but I get a lot of enjoyment out of hearing a 20,000 strong Montreal crowd chant “Bute, Bute.” I might even tune in to premium cable just for that. Thankfully, though, that won’t be the only attraction when light heavyweights Lucian Bute and Jean Pascal do battle in Montreal on Saturday night. Bute and Pascal are superstars in Canada (or at least...
Via The Queensbury Rules
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jean Pascal vs. Lucian Bute weigh-in results & photos, video interviews

The official Jean Pascal vs. Lucian Bute weigh-in was held on Friday afternoon in Montreal, with the biggest fight in Canadian boxing history just a day away. Right here, you can find the complete Pascal vs. Bute weigh-in results, with photos of the fighters on the scales, and much more, including video interviews and other news updates. Pascal vs. Bute Weigh-in Photos ...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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 the candy shop...
Via FOX Sports
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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