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Bute vs. Froch: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Lucian Bute (Le Tombeur) defends his IBF super-middleweight title against Carl Froch (The Cobra). Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

32
Nov 22, 2003
30-0
10
24 (80%)
187 cm
183 cm
-4 cm
Southpaw
Nov 5, 2011
6m, 21d
30
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
34
Mar 16, 2002
28-2
7
20 (66.7%)
185 cm
191 cm
6 cm
Orthodox
Dec 17, 2011
5m, 9d
-1
IBF
sMD
w1
d9
WBC
sMD
w2
d3
super-middleweight
Saturday, 26 May 2012
Capital FM Arena, Nottingham, England
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Lucian Bute vs. Carl Froch

Date

This fight between Lucian Bute and Carl Froch took place on at the Capital FM Arena, Nottingham, England.

Tale of the Tape

At 187 cm, Lucian Bute is the taller of the two by 2 cms; Carl Froch is 185 cm. Despite being the shorter fighter, Froch has a nice longer reach of 191 cm, which is 8 cms longer than Bute's 183 cm. Froch also has a 10 cm ape index advantage over Bute.

Bute is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 30-0 (24 KOs). His last fight was 6 months and 21 days ago against Glen Johnson, which he won via 12 round unanimous decision.

Glen Johnson's boxing career

Froch comes in with a record of 28-2 (20 KOs). His last fight was 5 months and 9 days ago against Andre Ward, which he lost via 12 round unanimous decision.

Andre Ward's boxing career

Lucian Bute fights out of the southpaw stance, while Carl Froch fights out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Bute will be 32 years and 2 months old. Froch will be 34 years and 10 months old.

Prediction and Odds

[ Early Beta ]

After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 65-35 in favor of Lucian Bute. Here is the prediction for Bute vs Froch.

Lucian Bute is very likely to win this fight. It is going to be hard for Carl Froch to win this one.

Result

Carl Froch defeated Lucian Bute via 5th round TKO to win the IBF super-middleweight title. Bute's undefeated record of 30 wins comes to an end, and Froch gets on a new winning streak. Froch is now 29-2, and Bute 30-1.

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