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6 ft 2 in (187 cm)
February 28, 1980 (1980-02-28)
|Wins by KO||
|Competitor for Romania|
|World Amateur Championships|
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.
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.