Lucian Bute

"Mr. K.O."

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Real name

Lucian Bute

Nickname(s)

Le Tombeur
Mister KO

Rated at

Super Middleweight

Height

6 ft 2 in (187 cm)

Reach

70"

Nationality

Romanian

Birth date

February 28, 1980 (1980-02-28) (age 28)

Birth place

Pechea, Galaţi County, Romania

Stance

Southpaw

Boxing record
Total fights

22

Wins

22

Wins by KO

18

Losses

0

Draws

0

No contests

0

 
Competitor for  Romania
Men’s Boxing
World Amateur Championships
Bronze Houston 1999 Welterweight
 

Lucian Bute (born February 28, 1980, in Pechea, Galaţi County, Romania) is a Romanian professional boxer living and fighting out of Montreal, Canada. Bute is the current IBF Super Middleweight Champion.

Career

As an amateur, Bute won the bronze medal at the 1999 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Houston, Texas and the Gold Medal at the 2001 Francophone Games.

Bute has a professional record of 22 wins (18 KO's), 0 losses and 0 draws. He is trained by Stéphane Larouche, who also trained former world champions Éric Lucas and Leonard Dorin.

On June 15, 2007, Bute faced super middleweight contender and former Olympian Sakio Bika at the Bell Centre in Montreal in an elimination bout for the IBF title. Bute beat Bika by unanimous decision (116-111, 118-109, 118-109) and, as a result, he got his shot at the IBF super middleweight champion Alejandro Berrio on October 19, 2007. Bute beat Berrio via TKO in the 11th round. With this victory, Bute became the third Romanian professional boxing world champion after Leonard Dorin and Mihai Leu.