SPORT & NOTE
Lucian BUTE

Male

Super-Middleweight, Romania
Based in Canada, Montreal, Quťbec
Born: February 28, 1980, Galat, Romania
(some sources report: Pechea, Romania)
Height: 6ft 1 1/2in, mt 1,86
"southpaw"

as an amateur:
1996 Aosta, Italy, 1st European Cadet Championships silver medallist 54 kg
Final: L Adair Gadzedinow (Rus)
1998 Buenos Aires, Argentina World Junior Champs bronze medallist 67 kg
Wpts Asatur Tunyan (Arm) 12-9, Wpts Ayhan Komurcu (Tur) 9-2
Semis: Lpts Khamzat Ustarkahnov (Rus) 3-10
1999 Houston 10th World Senior Champis bronze medallist 67 kg
Wpts Nurhan Suleymanoglu (Tur) 9-5, Wpts Mihaly Kotai (Hun) 8-4
Wpts Kestutis Sandanavicius (Ltu) 18-5, Semis: Lpts Timour Gaidalov (Rus) 7-10
2000 Tampere, Finland, European Senior Championships 67 kg
Wpts Vadim Mezga (Blr) 10-2, Lpts Valeri Brazhnik (Ukr) 1-9
2001 Mestre, Italy, Trofeo Italia gold medallist 75
Final: Wpts Oleg Maszkin (Ukr)
2001 Belfast, Northern Ireland, 11th World Senior Championships 75 kg
Wpts Paul Miller (Aus) 12-8, Lpts Utkirbek Haydarov (Uzb) 18-23
2002 Naples, Italy, Trofeo Italia gold medallist 75
Final: Wpts Andrea Di Luisa (Ita) 20-5
2002 Perm, Russia, European Sr Champs 75 kg
Wpts Gaidrbek Gaidarbekov (Rus) 18-8, Wstpd 3 Nikola Siekloca (Yug)
Lpts Karoly Balzsay (Hun) 24-34
2003, Bangkok, Thailand, 12th World Senior Championships 75 kg
Wstpd 2 Aleksandr Bogdanec (Lat), Wpus Dmitri Usagin (Bulg) 22-10
Lko 4 Gennady Golovkin (Kaz)

Amateur results

DateOpponentPlaceResult
1998
Napoli, Italy, Italia Junior Tournament silver medal, 63,500 kg
+ June 3Lukasz LandowskiNapoli, Italy WRSC 3
+ June 4Sven ParisNapoli, Italy WPTS 11:8
- June 6Yuriy TomashovNapoli, Italy LPTS 11:8
1999-2001
No activity recorded
2002
Roma, Italy, Trofeo Italia gold medal, 75 kg
+ Mar. 22Steven McGuireRoma, Italy WRSC 3
+ Mar. 23Andrea Di LuisaRoma, Italy WPTS 20:5

Professional record

DateOpponentPlaceResult
2003
+ Nov. 22Robert Muhammad Montreal, CanadaTKO 2
+ Dec. 20Darin Johnson Montreal, CanadaKO 1
2004
+ Mar. 20Jean Pascal Service Montreal, CanadaTKO 1
+ Apr. 24Zane Marks Quebec City, CanadaTKO 1
+ July 24Tyler Hughes Atlantic City, New JerseyTKO 3
+ Oct. 16Rico Cason Boynton Beach, FloridaTKO 2
+ Oct. 30Willard Lewis Montreal, CanadaTKO 3
+ Nov. 11Norman Johnson Boston, MassachusettsTKO 2
+ Dec. 3Dingaan Thobela Montreal, CanadaTKO 4
2005
+ Feb. 19Carl Handy Quebec City, CanadaTKO 4
(Won vacant NABF Light-Heayweight Title)
+ Mar. 18 Christian Cruz Montreal, CanadaTKO 12
(Won vacant NABA Super-Middleweight Title)
+ Apr. 21Donny McCrary Galati, RomaniaKO 4
(Retained NABA Super-Middleweight Title)
+ June 3Jose Spearman Montreal, CanadaKO 8
(Retained NABA Super-Middleweight Title)
+ Sept. 16Kabary Salem Montreal, CanadaTKO 8
(Won vacant NABF Super-Middleweight Title
+ Dec. 2Donnell Wiggins Montreal, CanadaKO 2
(Retained NABA Super-Middleweight Title)
2006
+ Mar. 24Andre Thysse Montreal, CanadaW 12
(Retained WBC Contíl Americas Super-Middleweight Title)
+ May 16Lolenga Mock Montreal, CanadaW 12
(Won WBO Inter-Contíl Super-Middleweight Title)
+ Sept. 15 James Toney Montreal, CanadaTKO 8
(Retained NABF, NABA & WBC Contíl Americas
2007
+ Jan. 26Sergey Tatevosyan Montreal, CanadaW 12
(Retained WBO Inter-Contíl Super-Middleweight Title)
+ June 15Sakio Bika Montreal, CanadaW 12
(Won IBF Super.-Middleweight Title Eliminator)
+ Oct. 19 Alejandro Berrio Montreal, CanadaTKO 11
(Won IBF Super-Middleweight Title)
2008
+ Feb. 29William Joppy Jr Montreal, CanadaTKO 10
(Retained IBF Super-Middleweight Title)
+ Oct. 24Librado Andrade Montreal, CanadaW 12
(Retained IBF Super-Middleweight Title)
2009
+ Mar. 13Fulgencio Zuniga Montreal, CanadaTKO 4
(Retained IBF Super-Middleweight Title)
+ Nov. 28 Librado AndradeQuebec City, CanadaKO 4
(Retained IBF Super-Middleweight Title)
2010
+ Apr. 17 Edison MirandaMontreal, CanadaTKO 3 (1:20)
(Retained IBF Super-Middleweight Title)
+ Oct. 15 Jesse BrinkleyMontreal, CanadaKO 9 (2:48)
(Retained IBF Super-Middleweight Title)
2011
+ Mar. 19 Brian MageeMontreal, CanadaTKO 10 (2:04)
(Retained IBF Super-Middleweight Title)
+ July 9Jean Paul MENDYBucharest, RomaniaKO 4 (2:48)
(Retained IBF Super-Middleweight Title)
+ Nov. 5 Glen JohnsonQuebec City, CanadaW 12 UD
(Retained IBF Super-Middleweight Title)
2012
- May 26 Carl FrochNottingham, EnglandTKO by 5 (1:05)
(Lost IBF Super-Middleweight Title)
+ Nov. 3 Denis GrachevMontreal, CanadaW 12 UD
(Won NABF Light-Heavyweight Title)
2013
Inactive
2014
- Jan. 18 Jean PascalMontreal, CanadaL 12 UD
(For NABF Light-Heavyweight Title)
2015
+ Aug. 15 Andrea Di LuisaMontreal, CanadaTKO 4
- Nov. 28James DeGALEQuebec City, CanadaL 12 UD
(For IBF Super-Middleweight Title)
2016
- Apr. 30 Badou JackWashington, District of ColumbiaLDQ 12
(For WBC Super-Middleweight Title)

 

Summary

Total bouts: 36, Won: 32 (25 inside the limit), Lost: 4 (1 inside the limit), Draw: 0, NC: 0