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James DeGale vs. Lucian Bute set for November 28th in Quebec

James DeGale will defend his IBF Super Middleweight title against former champion Lucian Bute at the Videotron Center in Quebec on November 28, live on Sky Sports in the UK and on SHOWTIME in the US and Canada. DeGale is determined to become the universally recognized best 168lbs fighter in the world. To do so he must get past the likes of Bute, a task which DeGale admits will be...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
29 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

Quotes from Montreal: Lucian Bute & Eleider Alvarez in action this Saturday

Only three days prior to their Premier Boxing Champions on NBCSN fights on August 15 card at Bell Centre in Montreal, a press conference took place today at the Montreal Casino. The event is headlined by a 10-round showdown between Lucian “Le Tombeur” Bute (31-2, 24 KOs) and Andrea Di Luisa (17-2). Also featured is light heavyweight contender Eleider “Storm” Alvarez (17-0...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Antonio Tarver, Marco Huck And Lucian Bute

These days it seems like Al Haymon is the only thing keeping boxing ticking along. Thanks to “Premier Boxing Champions” offerings on various networks, fans of the sport have avoided the kind of summer off season we’ve seen in past years, even if the fights haven’t always been dazzling.  This week is a microcosm of summer, then, with two okay PBC shows and virtually nothing...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 11, 2015  |  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 AP on Fox
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

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

TQBR Radio 1/14: Jean Pascal Vs. Lucian Bute Preview

(Lucian Bute, left, and Jean Pascal, probably just moments before asking the TQBR Radio team to TAKE THE TEST! FOR THE FANS!; photo credit: Herby Whyne) The sting of a lack of boxing action on television is something that's become unfamiliar to us boxing fans. We've become soft -- spoiled, even. But the good stuff is just right around the bend, and we'll be past this frozen tundra...
Via The Queensbury Rules
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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