Difference between revisions of "Lucian Bute vs. James Obede Toney"

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*'''Referee:''' [[Michael Griffin]]<br>
 
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*'''Judges scoring:''' [[George DeGabiel]] (70-62), [[Jack Woodburn]] (70-62), [[Steve Weisfeld]] (70-62) - all for Bute at the time of stoppage<br>
 
*'''Judges scoring:''' [[George DeGabiel]] (70-62), [[Jack Woodburn]] (70-62), [[Steve Weisfeld]] (70-62) - all for Bute at the time of stoppage<br>
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*Stoppage time: 2:49
*Weights:  Bute 167.5 lbs, Toney 167 lbs
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*Weights:  Bute 167.25 lbs, Toney 166.75 lbs
  
 
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Revision as of 10:02, 9 November 2007

2006-09-15 : Lucian Bute 167¼ lbs beat James Obede Toney 166¾ lbs by TKO at 2:49 in round 8 of 12


Comment(s):

  • In the fourth round, Bute backed Toney against the ropes and unleashed a long barrage of unanswered punches. Referee Michael Griffin was prepared to jump in and stop the fight, but the bell saved Toney.
  • In the 8th round, Bute cornered Toney and threw in excess of fifty unanswered punches, forcing the referee to stop the fight.