Lucian Bute goes for the IBF championship.
The fight is now official and on October 19th at the Bell centre in Montreal, Lucian Bute will face Alejandro Berrio for the IBF super-middleweight championship.
The young and talented Lucian Bute forced his way into such an interesting position with impressive wins over top ranked opponents. His accumulated wins until his latest victory over Sakio Bika during the month of June allowed Bute to become the mandatory opponent for Berrio's title. The time has come for Lucian bute to mimic Joachim Alcine and grasp his long-life dream of becoming a world champion.
Lucian Bute has a professional record of 20-0-0 with 16 KOs. His opponent, Alejandro Berrio, is the current IBF super-middleweight champion and has a professional record of 26-4-0 with 24 KOs. This is Bute's toughest challenge ever. As you can interpret Berrio's record, he is a tough puncher and a dangerous opponent with 24 of his 26 wins coming by knock out.
Lucian Bute is an intelligent fighter and has reasonnable punching power coupled with great reach and quickness. He sure has a legitimate chance at winning Berrio's title on October 11th. The fight promises a lot of action.