Lucian Bute-Tavoris Cloud in The Works For November?

By Rick Reeno

Al Bonani, the trainer for IBF light heavyweight champion Tavoris Cloud (23-0, 19KOs), advised that he was contacted by Don Majeski, the matchmaker for IBF super middleweight king Lucian Bute (29-0, 24KOs), to see if his boxer was interested in a potential fall fight.

Bute was scheduled to fight Kelly Pavlik in November. That fight fell apart when Pavlik rejected a guarantee of $1.35 million dollars.

"We received a call to see if we were interested in fighting Bute. We heard from Don Majeski, who is Bute's matchmaker and I said 'sure, let's do it.' We're the IBF champ at 175 and he's the IBF champ at 168, so maybe we could do it at a catch-weight of 173," Bonani told

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mathed on 08-11-2011

[QUOTE=Tiozzo;10971059]article is fukked up Bute is the one who would be moving up rest in peace Tavoris[/QUOTE] I noticed that too, had to read it twice, lol. I think Bute will win even though Cloud is a really strong guy.…

Comment by Spray_resistant on 08-11-2011

[QUOTE=old cat;10971533]You are underestimating Cloud. You need to watch some of his fights.[/QUOTE] Maybe you need to watch some of his fights because its obvious to me why Bute would be interested in this fight. Cloud needs alot to go…

Comment by New England on 08-11-2011

can anybody say classic late come from behind stoppage? hopefully they don't pull any of the boshiit we saw in the first andrade fight i can see cloud getting whitewashed early, though bute is a slow starter himself then taking…

Comment by Pastrano on 08-11-2011

[QUOTE=check hook;10973353]You're underestimating Bute imho.[/QUOTE] If anybody is doing that, Bute has deserved it. His cherrypicking has been disgraceful lately.:nonono:

Comment by check hook on 08-11-2011

[QUOTE=ИATAS206;10971072]hahaha anyone who believes Bootay would fight Tavoris Cloud is delusional. Peter Manfredo jr. or someone similar will be next.[/QUOTE] You're underestimating Bute imho.

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