Lucian Bute suffered an injury to his left hand that has forced the postponement of his May 25th bout vs. Jean Pascal. Lucian will undergo surgery this week to remove bone fragments from his hand and recovery is anticipated to take a few weeks.
Motivated like never before, Lucian Bute was in the middle of the best training camp of his career.
“I am very disappointed by this injury. I have never been in better shape. My preparation was ahead of schedule until late last week. The fans that paid high ticket prices to see me in action against Pascal deserve to see both boxers at their best. Unfortunately I would be far from my best in my present state. For my own good, I have to take the advice of my doctor and undergo this operation. I feel very sad for the fans,” declared Lucian Bute.
“This situation is heartbreaking. Lucian's preparation surpassed our objectives and now this injury will prevent him from offering his fans a great performance on May 25th. We...