Photos/Weights: Lucian Bute 167.6, Brian Magee 167.6

Lucian Bute hopes he'll eventually get his hands on some of the fighters involved in the Super Six World Boxing Classic. In the meantime, the IBF 168-pound champion is keeping busy. Bute faces Brian Magee on Saturday night in Montreal in a fight broadcast on Showtime. It will be the 21st time the Romanian champion has fought in his adopted hometown.

Bute has never lost in 27 professional fights, but his most recent opponents have been largely overmatched. That's because some of the best in his division are tied up with the Super Six tournament also promoted by Showtime.

The champ hopes that once the tournament wraps up later this year, bigger fights await him.


Lucian Bute 167.6 vs. Brian Magee 167.7
(IBF super middleweight title)
Vanes Martirosyan 158.6 vs. Bladimir Hernandez 162.6

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by cleaner147 on 03-18-2011

Bute should be lucky they gonne show the Cotto replay, cuz when I heard about it I decided to tune-in for Cotto fight. last weekend I watched the Sergio fight.

Comment by Jim Jeffries on 03-18-2011

I was hoping that Bute would step up his competition a bit while waiting for the Super 6 winner. Guess I'll have to keep hoping.

Comment by cleaner147 on 03-18-2011

[QUOTE=Russian Crushin;10253823]Anybody else thinks Magee looks just like Sosnowski?[/QUOTE] HAHAHA yeah like the smaller version of him :D

Comment by Russian Crushin on 03-18-2011

Anybody else thinks Magee looks just like Sosnowski?

Comment by -Boxzilla- on 03-18-2011

bute looks great as always ... and magee i would say is better then brinkley and should make for an entertaining fight. this is not the matchup i or anyone else wants but it should be a good watch imo

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