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Bute–Pavlik discussions underway for possible fight in 2013

By Scott Gilfoid: Discussions took place earlier today between Jean Bedard of InterBox, the promoter for former IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (31-1, 24 KO’s), and the management of former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (40-2, 34 kO’s) for a fight that could take place in March next year. Bedard told RDS.ca “We are […]

Bute could face Pavlik next

By Scott Gilfoid: Since it looks like IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch is going to face his former conqueror Mikkel Kessler next, Lucian Bute (30-1, 24 KO’s) and his promoters are looking to take on former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (38-2, 33 KO’s) next, provided that Pavlik beats little known fighter Scott Sigmon […]

Pavlik will KO Bute in November

By Dan Ambrose: I’ve never been very impressed with former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (37-2, 32 KO’s) in the past, but I’ve seen enough of him to know that he’s more than good enough to beat IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (29-0, 21 Ko’s) when they mix it up later on this year […]

Pavlik vs. Bute in November a strong possibility

By Dan Ambrose: According to the latest boxing news, former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik could wind up facing IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute in November.… Read

Bute could be facing Pavlik next

By Eric Thomas: According to the latest boxing news, IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (28-0, 23 KO’s) could be facing former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (36-2, 32 KO’s) next instead of Mikkel Kessler. Jean Bedard, the president of Interbox, says that Bute-Pavlik is also a possibility as well as the Bute-Kessler fight. It’s […]

Bute vs. Pavlik in March at a 166 pound catch weight

By Jim Dower: International Boxing Federation (IBF) super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (26-0, 21 KO’s) and former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (36-2, 32 KO’s) could be facing each other in March at a 166 pound catch weight, according to boxing news from rds.ca. HBO is reportedly interested in showing this fight, and Interbox says […]

What’s Looms in the Future For Kelly Pavlik?

By Kirk Jackson: After his decisive defeat to Sergio Martinez in his most recent fight at middleweight, Kelly Pavlik has decided to move up in weight from 160 pounds, to 168 or 175 pounds. Some are wondering, Why the move up in weight? There has been talk Pavlik has been having a lot of trouble […]

Lucian Bute could be facing Brinkley next if Pavlik bout can’t be put together

By Jason Kim: IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute could be facing mandatory challenger Jesse Brinkley next if a fight between Bute and former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik can’t be put together. Bute wants the fight with Pavlik, as doe HBO as well. However, it’s unclear whether Pavlik and his Top Rank promoter Bob […]

Bute vs. Pavlik: Is this non-winnable fight for Kelly?

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum and HBO are both interested in matching former WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (36-2, 32 KO’s) against IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (26-0, 21 KO’s) in the near future. This is a fight that boxing fans would no doubt like to see because of Pavlik’s big […]

Is Pavlik next for Bute?

By Chris Williams: It’s looking like International Boxing Federation super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (25-0, 20 KO’s) could be facing WBC/WBO middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik (35-1, 31 KO’s) next if HBO is able to set this fight up, and, of course, as long as Pavlik gets by his next opponent Miguel Angel Espino on December […]

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