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In a professional boxing career spanning 13 years and three months, Lucian Bute fought 37 times with 32 wins and 5 losses.
Bute retired from professional boxing with a record of 32-5, which included one super-middleweight world-title win and nine successful title defense fights. He had a 67.6% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 25 of his total 37 fights being knockout wins, eight of which were in title fights. Bute suffered two knockout losses in his career, one of which was against Carl Froch in a super-middleweight title fight.
His last fight was a 5th round TKO defeat to Eleider Álvarez on February 24, 2017.
Some of Bute's best fights and notable victories include wins over William Joppy, Edison Miranda, Librado Andrade, Brian Magee, Glen Johnson, and Sakio Bika.
|37||Feb 24, 2017||36||Eleider Álvarez||Loss||TKO5|
|36||Apr 30, 2016||36||Badou Jack||Loss *||DQ|
|35||Nov 28, 2015||35||James DeGale||Loss *||UD|
|34||Aug 15, 2015||35||Andrea Di Luisa||Win||TKO4|
|33||Jan 18, 2014||33||Jean Pascal||Loss||UD|
|32||Nov 3, 2012||32||Denis Grachev||Win||UD|
|31||May 26, 2012||32||Carl Froch||Loss *||TKO5|
|30||Nov 5, 2011||31||Glen Johnson||Win *||UD|
|29||Jul 9, 2011||31||Jean-Paul Mendy||Win *||KO4|
|28||Mar 19, 2011||31||Brian Magee||Win *||TKO10|
|27||Oct 15, 2010||30||Jesse Brinkley||Win *||KO9|
|26||Apr 17, 2010||30||Edison Miranda||Win *||TKO3|
|25||Nov 28, 2009||29||Librado Andrade||Win *||KO4|
|24||Mar 13, 2009||29||Fulgencio Zúñiga||Win *||TKO4|
|23||Oct 24, 2008||28||Librado Andrade||Win *||UD|
|22||Feb 29, 2008||28||William Joppy||Win *||TKO10|
|21||Oct 19, 2007||27||Alejandro Berrio||Win *||TKO11|
|20||Jun 15, 2007||27||Sakio Bika||Win||UD|
|19||Jan 26, 2007||26||Sergey Tatevosyan||Win||UD|
|18||Sep 15, 2006||26||James Obede Toney||Win||TKO8|
|17||May 16, 2006||26||Lolenga Mock||Win||UD|
|16||Mar 24, 2006||26||Andre Thysse||Win||UD|
|15||Dec 2, 2005||25||Donnell Wiggins||Win||KO2|
|14||Sep 16, 2005||25||Kabary Salem||Win||TKO8|
|13||Jun 3, 2005||25||Jose Spearman||Win||KO8|
|12||Apr 21, 2005||25||Donny McCrary||Win||KO4|
|11||Mar 18, 2005||25||Christian Cruz||Win||TKO12|
|10||Feb 19, 2005||24||Carl Handy||Win||TKO4|
|9||Dec 3, 2004||24||Dingaan Thobela||Win||TKO4|
|8||Nov 1, 2004||24||Norman Johnson||Win||TKO2|
|7||Oct 30, 2004||24||Willard Lewis||Win||TKO3|
|6||Oct 16, 2004||24||Rico Cason||Win||TKO2|
|5||Jul 24, 2004||24||Tyler Hughes||Win||TKO3|
|4||Apr 24, 2004||24||Zane Marks||Win||TKO1|
|3||Mar 20, 2004||24||Jean Pascal Service||Win||KO1|
|2||Dec 20, 2003||23||Darin Johnson||Win||TKO1|
|1||Nov 22, 2003||23||Robert Muhammad||Win||TKO2|
* World-title fight
Lucian Bute (Le Tombeur) is a 43-year old retired Romanian professional boxer. He was born in Pechea, Galați, Socialist Republic of Romania on February 28, 1980. He is a former super-middleweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 13 years — from 2003 to 2017.
Bute made his professional boxing debut against Robert Muhammad at the age of 23 on November 22, 2003, defeating Muhammad via 2nd round TKO. He went on to win 29 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 23 wins via stoppage.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 27 on October 19, 2007 after 20 professional fights, against Alejandro Berrio for the super-middleweight IBF title. He defeated Berrio via 11th round TKO to become the super-middleweight champion of the world.
Bute has won one world title at super-middleweight. For all the details about Bute's world title wins and defenses refer to "Lucian Bute World Titles".
Bute had a total of five losses in his professional boxing career.
His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Colombian boxer Eleider Álvarez on February 24, 2017. Bute lost the fight via 5th round TKO. It's been 6 years, 9 months, and 9 days since this fight.
For a very detailed list Bute's fights refer to "All of Lucian Bute's fights".
Bute fought a total of 37 times during his professional career, which includes 13 world-title fights at the super-middleweight division. He was among the top boxers of his generation and put on some great performances in his fights. These eight fights are the highlight of his career.
June 15, 2007: Lucian Bute puts on the first remarkable performance of his career, defeating Sakio Bika via 12th round unanimous decision.
October 19, 2007: Bute wins his first world title by defeating Alejandro Berrio via 11th round TKO. He is now the IBF super-middleweight world champion.
February 29, 2008: Bute successfully defends the IBF super-middleweight title against William Joppy, winning the fight via 10th round TKO.
October 24, 2008: Bute successfully defends the IBF super-middleweight title against Librado Andrade, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.
November 28, 2009: Bute successfully defends the IBF super-middleweight title against Librado Andrade, winning the fight via 4th round KO.
April 17, 2010: Bute successfully defends the IBF super-middleweight title against Edison Miranda, winning the fight via 3rd round TKO.
March 19, 2011: Bute successfully defends the IBF super-middleweight title against Brian Magee, winning the fight via 10th round TKO.
November 5, 2011: Bute successfully defends the IBF super-middleweight title against Glen Johnson, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.
Bute was a super-middleweight world champion. He has held one world title at super-middleweight, which was a lineal championship win.
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