Gauthier vs Molitor Added To The Bute-Johnson Card

Montreal – Much like Lucian Bute, Sebastien Gauthier (21-2-0, 13 KO) will also be facing the biggest test of his career on November 5th at the Pepsi Colisee in Quebec City. The InterBox protégée will step into the ring against former two-time IBF World Champion Steve “The Canadian Kid” Molitor (33-2-0, 12 KO) in a very interesting all-Canadian match-up.

This bout will be presented on the undercard of the Lucian Bute (29-0-0 24 KO) vs. Glen « Road Warrior » Johnson (51-15-2, 35 KO) Main-Event bout where Bute will be defending his International Boxing Federation (IBF) World title defense for a 9th consecutive time.

Sebastien Gauthier won his last four bouts, and is very happy to have this incredible opportunity to put his boxing career in overdrive. “Molitor has accomplished a lot in boxing, has a good name in the world of boxing and has achieved the highest of the highs in twice becoming World champion. This is a big test for me and it could not come at a better time in my career. I am both excited and motivated for this fight. Plus, I can count on the support of all boxing fans in attendance at the Pepsi Colisee. I can`t wait for November 5th!” states Gauthier, who has already begun training for the fight.

Steve Molitor, from Sarnia, Ontario intends to put his last defeat behind him. The “Canadian Kid” was scheduled to box on the Bute vs. Magee InterBox card last March but was forced to travel to South Africa due to a technicality to defend his title, where he lost a decision to Takalani Ndlovu. “I thank InterBox, my promoter Top Rank and my manager Cameron Dunkin for giving me the chance to fight on a major card. I am still bitter about losing my title, but this bitterness is motivating me more than ever to keep the course and once again become a World champion. I respect Sebastien. He is a talented boxer with good power so I have to be very prepared against him. Unfortunately for Sebastien, it won`t be against me that he makes a name for himself in boxing.”

InterBox President Mr. Jean Bedard is proud to have added this fight that he is co-promoting with Top Rank on the November 5th card. “Our objective is to offer significant challenges to our boxers with the goal of presenting the best show possible to our loyal fans. The Gauthier-Molitor bout is a perfect example of our plan. I am confident both fighters will offer a great fight to the Pepsi Colisee crowd as well as those watching the fight across the globe. Finally, this fight will offer good visibility to the City of Quebec from the rest of Canada.”

Tickets on sale September 17th. Tickets for the November 5th Bute vs, Johnson InterBox Gala go on sale on Saturday, September 17th.

Tickets will be available at the Pepsi Colisee box office, at the Billetech network by dialing 418-691-7211 –or- toll free at 1-800-900-SHOW –or- by visiting –or- at the Club de Boxe Champion (514-376-0980). Members of Club Cage (Cage-aux-Sport Infoletter) and the Quebec Remparts Hockey Club will benefit from an exclusive pre-sale as of Monday, September 12th.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by belna on 08-31-2011

[QUOTE=bazookajoe;11063669]guess interbox is spending the truckload of cash they don't have to give pavlik[/QUOTE] According to Interbox, Showtime is not giving the same amount of money for the Johnson fight than for Pavlik. There is no truckload of cash to…

Comment by Ontario Tim on 08-31-2011

Was hopin we had seen the last of no action Molitor. Guy is boring as hell and can't crack an egg.Last time and only time he fought anyone of importance he got slapped out by pelechin in Ontario none the…

Comment by actionjackson on 08-31-2011

Good comeback fight for Molitor, thought be packed it in.

Comment by bazookajoe on 08-31-2011

guess interbox is spending the truckload of cash they don't have to give pavlik

Comment by bazookajoe on 08-31-2011

holy crap, that's a main event fight on any card in Canada

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