Lucian Bute vs. Jean Paul Mendy

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2011-07-09 : Lucian Bute 168 lbs beat Jean-Paul Mendy 166 lbs by KO at 2:48 in round 4 of 12

Notes

  • Lucian Bute 28-0 (23 KOs) vs. Jean Paul Mendy 29-0-1 (16 KOs)
  • Bute entered as the # 3 super middleweight in the world according to The Ring Magazine. Mendy, a 12/1 betting underdog [1], was unranked by the same publication. [2]
  • For Referee Marlon Wright, it was his eighth time officiating a Bute bout and his fourth Bute World Title Fight.
  • A left hand on the button at 2:47 of Round 4 sent Mendy crashing face first to the mat. He got to his knees, but was unable to beat the referee's count.