Lucian Bute underwent successful surgery to his left hand on Thursday, in Florida. As expected, Dr. Veronica Pedro extracted several bone fragments during the 40 minute operation.
Lucian is in good spirits and recuperating at his Florida residence. He will be fitted with a cast next Thursday.
The Bute vs. Jean Pascal fight was originally scheduled for May 25. That fight has of...
After internal discussions, InterBox and Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) have jointly decided against promoting a boxing event on Saturday, May 25th at the Montreal Bell Centre. Preferring to wait until Lucian Bute recovers from surgery to his hand, HBO has confirmed interest in broadcasting the Bute vs. Pascal bout when the new date is known.
InterBox and the GYM Group will now focus...
The injury bug bites boxing again.
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...
Lucian Bute (31-1-0 24 KO) met with media representatives at the Palm Beach Boxing Gym in West Palm Beach to promote his upcoming fight vs. Jean Pascal (27-2-1, 17 K0s), which is being labeled by the media as the greatest fight in Canadian boxing history. Right here, you'll find a collection of photos, quotes and notes from the event.
On Saturday night, May 25th, airing live...
Denis Grachev dragged Lucian Bute into exactly the kind of war that has sunk him in the past, but Saturday night on Wealth TV the popular Canadian transplant stayed afloat, winning an entertaining unanimous decision. There are clearly a lot of leaks in the hull, though, and as a fight meant to shake off the rust from his last defeat to Carl Froch and ready himself for another shot...
Carl Froch stopped Lucian Bute in the fifth round in his hometown on Saturday 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, who was making his 10th title defense.
The 34-year-old Froch (29-2, 20 KOs), who lost his WBC title to Andre Ward...
Via AP on Fox
May 26, 2012
Boxing champion Lucian Bute has become a Canadian citizen.
The 32-year-old fighter from Romania was sworn in along with 30 other new Canadians before a citizenship judge in a ceremony Monday at an elementary school gym. He has been a permanent resident since 2007.
Bute moved to Canada in 2003 to begin his professional career. The left-hander has won all 30 of his pro fights. He...
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 2012