Alejandro Berrio vs. Lucian Bute

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2007-10-19 : Alejandro Berrio 167¾ lbs lost to Lucian Bute 167 lbs by TKO at 1:27 in round 11 of 12

Comments

  • 7000 tickets were sold the first day they went on sale.
  • Bute was a 3 to 1 favorite leading into the fight.
  • It was the first championship fight in Québec since Eric Lucas vs. Omar Sheika in 2002.
  • Attendance for the fight was 13,244.
  • Bute hurt Berrio badly with a short left hand in the eleventh round, subsequently cornered Berrio and unleashed a barrage of shots to the head. Berrio was out on his feet before referee Marlon B. Wright intervened.
  • Berrio had to be carried back to his corner.


Preceded by:
Berrio vs. Stieglitz II
IBF Super Middleweight Title Fight
# 66
Succeeded by:
Bute vs. Joppy