Lucian Bute vs. Sakio Bika

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2007-06-15 : Lucian Bute 167¾ lbs beat Sakio Bika 167½ lbs by UD in round 12 of 12


  • Pre-Fight Rankings: Lucian Bute: Ring Magazine #6, IBF #3; - Sakio Bika: Ring Magazine #10, IBF #10.
  • Bika sparred with WBA, WBC Super Middleweight Champion Mikkel Kessler leading up to the fight.(ESPN)
  • Bute stung by beautiful right uppercut in the 5th Round.
  • Bika deducted 1 point in the 10th Round for an intentional headbutt.
  • Bika caught by a big straight left in the 11th Round.
  • A small cut developed over the right eye of Bika in the 11th Round.