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Photos: Lucian Bute, Eleider Alvarez - Go Face To Face at Presser

MONTREAL - The "BUTE VS ALVAREZ" press conference was held today in Quebec City for this Friday night's championship fight between undefeated World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver light heavyweight champion Eleider "Storm" Alvarez and former super middleweight world champion Lucian Bute (32-3-1, 25 KOs) at Videotron Centre in Quebec City, Canada. Photos by Montreal Journal.
 
"BUTE VS. ALVAREZ", promoted by Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) and Gestev, is a presentation of Videotron and Mise-O-Jeu,

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Integrated Sports Media will distribute "BUTE VS. ALVAREZ" live in the United States, starting at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT, on cable, satellite and internet pay-per-view via iN Demand, Vubiquity, DIRECTV, DISH and the FITE app for a suggested retail price of only $29.95.
 
In Canada, "BUTE VS. ALVAREZ" will be available to watch, in English or French, on Canal Indigo, Shaw TV and Bell TV; English-only on Rodgers PPV, as well as in many of the top Canadian sports bars.
 
Outside of North America, "BUTE VS ALVAREZ" is being distributed by leading boxing television rights distribution firm, Protocol Sports Marketing Ltd.
 
The 12-round Bute vs. Alvarez main event will also be the final WBC eliminator to determine the mandatory challenger for the winner's GYM stablemate, reigning WBC and lineal light heavyweight champion Adonis "Superman" Stevenson (28-1-0, 23 KOs).
 
Tickets for "BUTE VS. ALVAREZ" are on sale and available to purchase by going on line to www.Videotron.centrequebeccity.cpm/tickets and www.Ticketmaster.ca

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PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
 
Lucian Bute: ''I am really, really confident going into this fight. I respect Alvarez; he is the WBC No. 1 ranked contender in the light heavyweight division. He is undefeated but my best moments as a professional boxer came here in Quebec City and I am sure it will be another one of those moments Friday night. And it will be a spectacular fight for the fans!''
 
Eleider Alvarez: ''I have to win for my future and for my family. I will give everything Friday night. My time has come and I will make the best of it.''
 
Yvon Michel, promoter of show and both fighters: ''It is going to be an exciting fight and card. Eleider Alvarez said that he is ready to die in the ring and he means it. Lucian also is ready to do whatever it takes to win Friday. We have two fighters, two true competitors, who will give everything and leave everything in the ring Friday.''
 
Howard Grant, Bute's trainer: ''Lucian had the best camp of his career. He had more energy in this camp than in the ones for James DeGale and Badou Jack. He had good sparring also and he will be ready Friday night.''
 
Marc Ramsay, Alvarez trainer: ''This is the third time in his career that Alvarez has been called out after a sparring session. First it was Andrew Gardiner...and he was stunned by Eleider in the ninth round of the fight. He was never the same after that, got knocked out by an unknown fighter, and retired. Than it was Nicholson Poulard. He was KO'ed in the third round and he retired after that. Lucian asked Eleider for a fight after seeing a sparring between Alvarez and a fighter from the Grant Brothers Gym. He intends to deliver the goods Friday. They asked for Alvarez, they will have Alvarez.''

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by j0zef on 02-22-2017

Kinda excited for this one. Bute looked very sharp against Jack. If he still has those PEDs coursing through his system, I may go with him over Storm.

Comment by Bronx2245 on 02-22-2017

Really wish Showtime would have picked up this fight! Hopefully they will show Beterbiev vs. Barerra!

Comment by Golden Boi 360 on 02-22-2017

Did Bute get a hair transplant?

Comment by OctoberRed on 02-22-2017

[QUOTE=DonutHunter;17443662]It's amazing how they continue digging up Bute for paydays, Alvarez needs to put him away for good.[/QUOTE] This fight is being overlooked. I even forgot about it.

Comment by DonutHunter on 02-21-2017

It's amazing how they continue digging up Bute for paydays, Alvarez needs to put him away for good.

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