Photos: Lucian Bute, Jean Pascal Face To Face at Presser

The Canadian super-fight was officially announced earlier today, at the Bell Centre, as former champions Lucian Bute (31-1, 24 KOs) and Jean Pascal (27-2-1, 16 KOs) went face to face at the official press conference for their May 25th showdown, which takes place at the Bell Centre in Montreal and co-promoted by InterBox and Groupe Yvon Michel. The tickets will go on sale Thursday, March 28. HBO will televise. Photos by Ryan Remiorz.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by WesTbog on 03-27-2013

So i've heard USADA will be doing the drug tests, and heard something like the fighters will could have 1 or 2 unexpected tests even 1 year after the fight's over. Don't know if the last one's a rumor or…

Comment by WesTbog on 03-27-2013

[QUOTE=ThePhantom5;13185073]Bute was a very big Super middleweight. The move up may rejuvenate him.[/QUOTE] Bute looked very weigh-drained, especially in his last 2 fight at SMW. Look at pictures of Bute-Johnson and Bute-Froch and you'll see what I mean. For Grachev…

Comment by leericists on 03-26-2013

[QUOTE=el***;13185206]Bute must have really pissed off his manager. Guy fought cab drivers his whole career, gets KTFO by froch and now for his next fight they give him Pascal at 175? They WANT him to get KTFO again, guaranteed. Bute…

Comment by elfag on 03-26-2013

Bute must have really pissed off his manager. Guy fought cab drivers his whole career, gets KTFO by froch and now for his next fight they give him Pascal at 175? They WANT him to get KTFO again, guaranteed. Bute…

Comment by ricky1978 on 03-26-2013

[QUOTE=Ray*;13184488]Doesn't this means Bute isn't enforcing his Froch rematch anymore? Not that am complaining about this Romanian v haitian super fight that's taking place in Canada.[/QUOTE] sh*t, Bute needs to build some confidence. Any thoughts about Froch right now will…

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