Photos/Weights: Lucian Bute, Jean Paul Mendy are Ready

IBF Super Middleweight champion Lucian Bute, right, poses next to Jean-Paul Mendy of France, during the weigh-in ceremony in Bucharest, Romania. Bute will fight on Saturday to defend his IBF Super Middleweight title. Both fighters were in excellent shape. Lucian Bute was ripped and ready, weighing 167.7-pounds, while his challenger Jean Paul Mendy, who was also in great shape, weighed 166-pounds.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Check on 07-09-2011

The world awaits for Lucian Bute to fight a top fighter from the loaded division. So many options out there, but he chooses to take on Jean Mendy and then a shop worn, coming up from middleweight Kelly Pavlik. I…

Comment by English puncher on 07-09-2011

[QUOTE=medium-deek;10806922]I swear in pic 1 bute looks like my former boxing lover Calzaghe.[/QUOTE] haha I'm so happy somebody else agrees with me .. I got pic 2 as the most looking like .. but still .. bute and calzaghe propa…

Comment by ciochia on 07-08-2011

[QUOTE=LegendOfLink;10807690]I've talked to several people who live in Romanian online, and none of them even know who Lucian Bute is. He clearly isn't even that big of a name over there. When the people I've chated with told me they're…

Comment by Forza on 07-08-2011

[QUOTE=medium-deek;10806922]I swear in pic 1 bute looks like my former boxing lover Calzaghe.[/QUOTE] Bute is not as good looking

Comment by johnm is... on 07-08-2011

[QUOTE=any craic lad?;10808569]War bute !!!!!!!![/QUOTE] LOL. This will be anything but.

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