Posted March 02, 2012 on AP on Fox
Lucian Bute will make a 10th defense of his IBF super middleweight title on May 26 against former WBC champion Carl Froch. The unbeaten Canada-based Romanian will take on Froch in the challenger's hometown of Nottingham, England. The fight will be Bute's first outside of North America or Romania in 21 career bouts. Bute has defended his IBF title nine times since defeating Colombia's Alejandro Berrio in 2007 and says ''it will not faze me fighting in enemy territory.'' Froch has not fought in Nottingham since defeating Andre Dirrell in 2009.

Bute vs. Froch official for May 26th in Nottingham

The Cobra battles Canadian Bute for World title in first hometown fight in over two years Carl Froch will challenge Lucian Bute for the IBF World super middleweight title at the Capital FM Arena in Nottingham on May 26. The Nottingham star will fight in his hometown for the first time since October 2009 against the unbeaten Canadian-based Romanian who will defend his belt for...

Bute to defend title against Froch in England

Super middleweight titlist Lucian Bute will make his next defense against former titleholder Carl Froch on May 26 at the Capital FM Arena in Froch's hometown of Nottingham, England.
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