Lucian Bute vs. Jean Paul Mendy
2011-07-09 : Lucian Bute 168 lbs beat Jean-Paul Mendy 166 lbs by KO at 2:48 in round 4 of 12
- Location: Romexpo, Bucharest, Romania
- Referee: Marlon Wright
- Judge: Alfred Asaro
- Judge: Jerry Jakubco
- Judge: Zdravko Milojevic
- International Boxing Federation Super Middleweight Title (8th defense by Bute)
- 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 , was unranked by the same publication. 
- 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.