Bute stops Mendy; bigger bouts ahead?

Fighting for only the second time in his native Romania, IBF super middleweight champ Lucian Bute (29-0, 24 KOs) looked sharp in stopping his mandatory challenger, France's Jean-Paul Mendy (29-1-1, 16 KOs), in four rounds. From the very beginning, it was clear why Bute was such a heavy favorite as he pretty much did what he wanted in the ring, walking Mendy down and, without much...
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July 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Bute KOs Mendy in 4th in super middle defense

Lucian Bute of Canada has retained his IBF super middleweight title by knocking out Jean-Paul Mendy of France in the fourth round at the Romexpo on Saturday. Romanian-born Bute's left jab to Mendy's chin sent him flying face down to the canvas to be counted out by referee Marlon Wright. Bute (29-0) dominated the fight between the southpaws and finished it at 2:48 in the fourth...
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