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 Last update:  5/7/2012       Read more by Rick Reeno         
   
Dirrell Gives Froch The Edge To Beat Bute, Eyes Cobra Tilt
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By Rick Reeno

Super middleweight contender Anthony Dirrell (24-0, 21KOs) would love to secure a fight with Carl "The Cobra" Froch (28-2, 20KOs). In 2009, Froch won a controversial twelve round split decision over Anthony's older brother, Andre Dirrell. Froch faces IBF champion Lucian Bute on May 26 at the Nottingham Arena in Nottingham. Dirrell is waiting for a date to face Nikola Sjekloca. The WBC recently ordered the two fighters to meet each other for the vacant WBC title.

Dirrell is actually giving Froch the edge to defeat Bute. In an earlier interview with BoxingScene.com, WBA champion Andre Ward also picked Froch to pull off the upset.

"I think Froch will come out and pull the victory out....I really do. I would love to fight in the UK because the fans over there are amazing, but we would have to have an even ball field. You get the country, I get the referee," Dirrell said.

Dirrell was a little surprised with Ward's decision to downplay Bute as a possible challenger.

"Bute is a helluva fighter. I think he proved himself a couple of times. I haven't really fought nobody but Rene St-Juste so I can't really speak on it, but I know my talent and where my talent really is and I think I'm up there with those guys," Dirrell said. 

Tags: Carl Froch , Lucian Bute , Anthony Dirrell , Bute-Froch , Bute vs Froch


 

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comment by Bushbaby, on 05-10-2012
Damn right. Froch will take Bute somewhere he's never been Warrrrrrrrrrrrrrr Froch!!:boxing:

No body want to fight with Bute
comment by Pitchou, on 05-10-2012
Kessler came to see the fight between Bute Vs Magee, and what happen, oups he run away the tails between he's leg's. Ward was supose to meet him after the super 6, what happen, oups he don't want to fight him:boxing:, because he know the skills of Lucian and every body's will know it after the m...

comment by 4Corners, on 05-09-2012
Bute got this. Froch looked lost at times against Ward. It just seemed like Ward was coasting and he still won handily. I'd like to see Andre Dirrell fight someone like Bika, Oosthuizen, or Rodriguez.

comment by TheHayeMaker, on 05-09-2012
Froch got the stronger resume. He fought better people obviously, but Bute is fresher and more talented. Bute could very well beat Froch, but Bute is still a wild card. I personally will love for Bute to KO Froch so this forces Ward to fight Bute.

This figth will pitch the carrer of Bute
comment by Pitchou, on 05-09-2012
I think the people underrate Bute, i'm sure when you will see him the people will change her mind about him. He's fast and he hit very hard, ask Miranda :-). Bute will have more fan's after he's fight, you will see:fing02:

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