Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/31/11
Rising Canadian junior welterweight star Pier-Olivier Côté will take on Jorge Luis Teron in a 12-round co-featured bout on Showtime Championship Boxing on Saturday, Nov. 5, from the Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec City, Canada, live on Showtime. In the Showtime main event, undefeated International Boxing Federation (IBF) super middleweight champion Lucian Bute will make the ninth defense of his title against ageless former world light heavyweight champion Glen “The Road Warrior’’ Johnson. The 27-year-old Côté (17-0, 11 KOs), of Quebec City, Canada, is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Pedro Navarrete this past July in Romania and has won four out of his last five contests via knockout.  In May, Côté fought on the Manny Pacquiao-Shane Mosley undercard and scored a fourth round technical knockout over Aris Ambriz. Born in Colombia and adopted by a Quebec couple at the age of two, Côté didn’t start boxing until he was 20 years old. As an amateur, he had 65 wins and was a Golden Gloves
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