Found May 24, 2012 on Fox Sports:
Saturday night, Carl Froch (28-2, 20 KO) takes to the ring as possibly the most undervalued and underappreciated fighter in boxing. He no longer is underrated, as he is widely considered the third-best super middleweight in the world behind his opponent Saturday, Lucian Bute, and top dog Andre Ward, who defeated Froch in the Super Six final. Yet Froch still does not seem to get full credit for his abilities in the ring and the incredible level of competition he has faced over the last three years. A simple look at Froch's opposition, results and level of entertainment in his last seven fights demonstrates what "The Cobra" brings each time he steps in the ring. He has faced possibly the toughest level of competition in the sport in the last three-plus years of any active fighter. He is 5-2 over that stretch. The level of opposition speaks for itself. Jean Pascal is a young, strong, heavy-handed fighter. Jermain Taylor may have been past his best when he met Froch bu...

Carl Froch KOs Lucian Bute in 5th; Bute-Froch results

In their highly anticipated super middleweight showdown from Nottingham, England, Carl Froch proved to simply have too much power and determination against Lucian Bute, hurting him repeatedly until earning a 5th round TKO win. Official time was 1:05 of the fifth. Read on for our full recap of the Bute vs. Froch results. Bute vs. Froch Results Credit: Interbox In front of a jam...

Carl Froch Demolishes Lucian Bute, Thrills Home Crowd

In a battle between two of the top super middleweights in the world, Carl Froch thrilled his raucous hometown fans with a dominant fifth-round TKO victory over previously undefeated Lucian Bute in an exhilirating, career-best performance.The bout, broadcast live in the U.S. on Epix and streamed live on from an energized Capital FM Arena in Nottingham, UK, matched the runner...

Froch stops Bute for IBF super-middleweight title

Carl Froch stopped Lucian Bute in the fifth round in his hometown Saturday night to claim the IBF super-middleweight title. The popular Nottingham resident, a two-time former WBC champion, was regarded as the underdog heading into the contest against the unbeaten Bute, the Romanian-born Canadian who was making his 10th title defense. The 34-year-old Froch improved to 29-2 with...

Elementary: Carl Froch Vs. Lucian Bute Preview And Prediction

Carl Froch and Lucian Bute reside near opposite ends of a spectrum, where at one end is mythical, untapped and untested unobtainium and the other end is sheer stone, hardened by years of harsh nature and underestimated by those searching for rare diamonds. These two super middleweights, set to meet Saturday on Epix, possess the precise formula for exposing the other as iron pyrite...

Bute vs. Froch weigh-in results, video

Lucian Bute and Carl Froch stepped on the scales this afternoon in preparation of their fight on Saturday in Froch's backyard of Nottingham, England. Both men were able to make weight without any issue. Right here, you can find the Bute vs. Froch weigh-in results, with weights, a short video clip of Bute on the scales, and more. Check it out. Lucian Bute-Carl Froch Weights ...

TQBR Roundtable: Lucian Bute vs. Carl Froch

Saturday, Lucian Bute meets Carl Froch in an important super middleweight clash that hopes to clear room for more important fights down the line. The Queensberry Rules staff takes a look at the fight and makes their set of predictions.  At 32 years old, Lucian Bute is hoping to enter the likely home stretch of his career with as many meaningful fights as he can line up to solidify...

Froch poses threat to unbeaten Bute

Unbeaten IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (30-0, 24 KOs) makes the 10th defense of his crown and the first in his opponent's backyard as he travels to England to do battle with Super Six World Boxing Classic runner-up Carl Froch (28-2, 20 KOs) at the Nottingham Arena on Saturday night. Bute has been oft-criticized for both his weak level of opposition in "world...

‘Mister KO’ Lucian Bute to KO Brit Carl Froch in a few hours

“Mister KO” Lucian Bute will defend his IBF super middleweight belt later today against Brit Carl Froch at the Capital FM Arena in Nottingham, England. Froch (28-2, 20 KOs), a past two-time WBC super middleweight titleholder, lost to American superstar … Continue reading →

Lucian Bute vs. Carl Froch: Round By Round

Epix HD is bringing us a big super middleweight title bout from Nottingham, England. Bruce Beck, Sugar Ray Leonard and Dan Rafael are on hand to call the action as Carl "The Cobra" Froch tries to wow his hometown fans by taking the IBF belt from Lucian Bute.Chris Mannix from Sports Illustrated recaps the issues Bute has had with his toe, though he says it is okay now. Though...

Showtime Returns 168 Division; HBO, EPIX Happy to Refurbish

It took nearly three years to complete it, but the groundbreaking boxing endeavor that was the Super Six World Boxing Classic was good business for premium U.S. television network Showtime—until they decided to cash in their chips at the conclusion. What Showtime did, which is invest conceivably millions of dollars as well as a high number of dates in a single weight class over...
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