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Kessler: Me Against Bute, You Might Says It's Revenge

By Chris LaBate

Former super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler has no problem with going to Montreal for a fight with IBF champion Lucian Bute. Kessler is going to take a tune-up fight before the summer. Renan St-Juste has been mentioned as a possible opponent for Kessler's comeback. Kessler anticipates big business in Montreal, with a storyline of revenge. Kessler knocked out Montreal's Eric Lucas in 2006.

"You might say it's revenge, but I'm not scared of any opponent, and he can't beat me anywhere. Lucian is a very good boxer, who must fight in important matches if he wants to reach the top. I always thought of him as a great boxer. I would not be afraid to come to Montreal. I can fight anywhere. I think I would do very well against Bute," said Kessler.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by belna on 03-21-2011

[QUOTE=StrangerInTown;10262308]Lucien Bute may be an easy sell at the Bell Center but he's a hard sell elsewhere. And thus the weight of the wait. The idea from the beginning was for Bute to challange the winner of the Showtime Super…

Comment by alembic on 03-20-2011

[QUOTE=StrangerInTown;10262308]The idea from the beginning was for Bute to challange the winner of the Showtime Super 6. [snip] With Showtimes consent, all Lucien need do is fight lesser opponents until Andre Ward settles matters and then position a Ward/Bute PPV.…

Comment by voneric on 03-20-2011

i understand solis got injuried but keep in mind it was after he got dropped from a right to the temple. i thought it was a close round till vitali dropped solis which sealed a 10/8 round, even if solis…

Comment by Chunk.. on 03-20-2011

I'll be shocked if Bute fights a live opponent anytime soon.

Comment by StrangerInTown on 03-20-2011

Lucien Bute may be an easy sell at the Bell Center but he's a hard sell elsewhere. And thus the weight of the wait. The idea from the beginning was for Bute to challange the winner of the Showtime Super…

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