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Bute Likely To Work With Freddie Roach For 12/6

By Luke Furman

Former IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (31-2, 24 KOs) will likely work with Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach for his scheduled return on December 6th at the Bell Centre in Montreal, according to TVA Sports. While two sources close to the boxer have confirmed the information, Roach has yet to confirm the news on his end.

It's not clear if Roach will actually be working in Bute's corner, because the trainer will be deep in training camp with WBC middleweight Miguel Cotto for his ring return on December 13th at New York's Madison Square Garden. 

Bute will return for the first time since suffering a twelve round decision loss to countyrman Jean Pascal on January 18th.

Promoter Jean Bedard of InterBox says Bute will return against a "quality opponent."

"Lucian wants to make a comeback in a big way. He's always attracted good crowds, even before he was world champion," Bedard told QMI Agency. "From the moment the team is formed, we will accelerate the selection of the opponent.

"It was necessary in his case [for Lucian to take an extended layoff]. He had a lot of questions. It was important for him to understand what had happened and what was going on in his career for the last two or three years. He was no longer able to perform as he did in the [previous years]."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Skorpion on 08-25-2014

Froch still has Bute's soul in a jar at home.

Comment by BrushMyHair. on 08-25-2014

This is a bad move because Bute is easy to hit. And freddie roach doesn't teach Defense.

Comment by PittyPat on 08-25-2014

[QUOTE=jbpanama;14884712]Freddie is not into Rehab projects these days...[/QUOTE] Ahem... Cotto?

Comment by jbpanama on 08-25-2014

[QUOTE=LA_2_Vegas;14884560]Yeah this might be his best bet. He will have to challenge himself to see if he really wants it again. He was very unsure of himself and hasn't been able to let his hands go. Spar some different dudes,…

Comment by LA_2_Vegas on 08-24-2014

Yeah this might be his best bet. He will have to challenge himself to see if he really wants it again. He was very unsure of himself and hasn't been able to let his hands go. Spar some different dudes,…

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