31-1-0, 24 KO
NABF light heavyweight champion
Former IBF super middleweight champion
- Date of Birth: February 28, 1980
- Residence: Laval, Quebec
- Place of Birth: Galati, Romania
- Nationalities: Canadian and Romanian
- Age: 32 years
- Division: Super Middleweight
- Height: 6'2"
- Range: 27.5"
- Boxing Position: Left-handed
Lucian Bute arrived in Quebec in 2003. Back then, he was Eric Lucas training partner during Lucas preparation for his rematch against Markus Beyer. Lucian’s popularity has constantly grown both in Quebec and on the world stage of boxing. The Romanian had a wonderfully successful career in amateur boxing. Member of the Romanian national team, he fought 250 battles, won several national championships and two bronze medals in world championships (1998 and 1999 in Argentina and in the U.S.).
Lucian’s dream came true on the evening of Friday, October 19, 2007 at the Bell Centre. With a spectacular knockout against Alejandro Berrio, Lucian Bute was declared world champion of the IBF Super-middleweight division. Lucian Bute is the third champion InterBox history. Eric Lucas and Leonard Dorin were the first and second one. A Canadian resident since 2007, Lucian Bute speaks excellent French and is improving his English. The world champion is a true example of determination, hard work and discipline. Following the conquest of his title, Lucian has received several honors from many, including the Romanian President Traian Basescu, the National Assembly and Lucian signed the city of Montreal guestbook.
Lucian Bute is the President of the InterBox foundation. He wants to give back to his adopted community. Lucian is also a spokesman for La Cage aux Sports restaurants.
Lucian completed his studies at the University of Galati in Romania. He graduated in physical education by obtaining the maximum score of 10 in his final exam. In December 2011, he passed his Canadian citizenship test. On March 26, 2012, Lucian Bute officially became a Canadian citizen.
Other biographical notes on Lucian Bute
- On May 26 at Nottingham, he was the first boxer from Quebec to defend his title as world champion for the 10th time
- Lucian is the fourth flagship of tourism in România, the famous Dracula country! He appears alongside Gheorghe Hagi (soccer), Nadia Comaneci (gymnastics) and Ilie Nastase (tennis)
- Like Nadia Comaneci, he is blessed to have the support of the Quebec public
- Lucian also has a master's degree in sports management
- Lucian was named Boxer of the Year in Canada in 2008
- Lucian was Athlete of the Year in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 in Romania / 2011 in Quebec
- In 2010, The Ring Magazine considered the bible of boxing named Lucian Bute "Mr Body Puncher" for his spectacular shots to the liver.
|31 Wins (24 knockouts, 7 decisions), 1 Losses, 0 Draws|
|Win||31-1||Denis Grachev||UD||12||2012-11-03||Won NABF Light Heavyweight title.|
|Loss||30-1||Carl Froch||TKO||5||2012-05-26||Defending IBF Super Middleweight title.|
|Win||30–0||Glen Johnson||UD||12||2011-11-05||Retained IBF Super Middleweight title.|
|Win||29–0||Jean-Paul Mendy||KO||4 (12), 2:48||2011-07-09||Retained IBF Super Middleweight title.|
|Win||28–0||Brian Magee||TKO||10 (12), 2:04||2011-03-19||Retained IBF Super Middleweight title.|
|Win||27–0||Jesse Brinkley||KO||9 (12), 2:48||2010-10-15||Retained IBF Super Middleweight title.|
|Win||26–0||Edison Miranda||TKO||3 (12), 1:22||2010-04-17||Retained IBF Super Middleweight title.|
|Win||25–0||Librado Andrade||KO||4 (12), 2:57||2009-11-28||Retained IBF Super Middleweight title.|
|Win||24–0||Fulgencio Zúñiga||TKO||4 (12), 2:25||2009-03-13||Retained IBF Super Middleweight title.|
|Win||23–0||Librado Andrade||UD||12||2008-10-24||Retained IBF Super Middleweight title.|
|Win||22–0||William Joppy||TKO||10 (12), 1:08||2008-02-29||Retained IBF Super Middleweight title.|
|Win||21–0||Alejandro Berrio||TKO||11 (12), 1:27||2007-10-19||Won IBF Super Middleweight title.|
|Win||20–0||Sakio Bika||UD||12||2007-06-15||IBF Super Middleweight Title Eliminator.|
|Win||19–0||Sergey Tatevosyan||UD||12||2007-01-26||Retained WBC Continental Americas Super Middleweight title.|
|Win||18–0||James Obede Toney||TKO||8 (12), 2:49||2006-09-15||Retained NABF, NABA & WBC Continental Americas Super Middleweight titles.|
|Win||17–0||Lolenga Mock||UD||12||2006-05-16||Retained WBC Continental Americas Super Middleweight title.|
|Win||16–0||Andre Thysse||UD||12||2006-03-24||Retained WBC Continental Americas Super Middleweight title.|
|Win||15–0||Donnell Wiggins||KO||2 (12), 2:53||2005-12-02||Retained NABA Super Middleweight title.|
|Win||14–0||Kabary Salem||TKO||8 (12), 3:00||2005-09-16||Won vacant NABF & vacant WBC Continental Americas Super Middleweight titles.|
|Win||13–0||Jose Spearman||KO||8 (12), 2:13||2005-06-03||Retained NABA Super Middleweight title.|
|Win||12–0||Donny McCrary||KO||4 (12), 2:10||2005-04-21||Retained NABA Super Middleweight title.|
|Win||11–0||Christian Cruz||TKO||12 (12), 2:18||2005-03-18||Won vacant NABA Super Middleweight title.|
|Win||10–0||Carl Handy||TKO||4 (12), 2:09||2005-02-19||Won vacant NABF Light Heavyweight title.|
|Win||9–0||Dingaan Thobela||TKO||4 (8), 1:22||2004-12-03|
|Win||8–0||Norman Johnson||TKO||2 (6), 1:19||2004-11-01|
|Win||7–0||Willard Lewis||TKO||3 (8), 3:00||2004-10-30|
|Win||6–0||Rico Cason||TKO||2 (6), 2:43||2004-10-16|
|Win||5–0||Tyler Hughes||TKO||3 (6), 2:46||2004-07-24|
|Win||4–0||Zane Marks||TKO||1 (4), 2:35||2004-04-24|
|Win||3–0||Jean Pascal Service||KO||1 (4), 1:48||2004-03-20|
|Win||2–0||Darin Johnson||TKO||1 (4), 2:50||2003-12-20|
|Win||1–0||Robert Muhammad||TKO||2 (4), 2:05||2003-11-22||Bute's professional debut.|