Lucian Bute vs. Librado Andrade (2nd meeting)
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2009-11-28 : Lucian Bute 166¾ lbs beat Librado Andrade 166¾ lbs by KO at 2:57 in round 4 of 12
- Location: Pepsi Coliseum, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
- Referee: Benjy Esteves Jr.
- Judge: Pasquale Procopio
- Judge: Richard DeCarufel
- Judge: Joseph Pasquale
- International Boxing Federation Super Middleweight Title (4th defense of Bute)
- Time: 2:57
- Attendance: 16,473
- Aired on: HBO Boxing After Dark
- Coming into this fight, Bute was ranked #2 at Super Middleweight by The Ring magazine, while Andrade was ranked #5 in the same category.
- Rematch of October 2008 fight that had ended in some controversy (see Lucian Bute vs. Librado Andrade (1st meeting)).
- The first three rounds saw Andrade be the aggressor and Bute play the role of counter-puncher, as had been the case in the first fight. HBO's unofficial scorecard had Bute up 30-27 after the 3rd round.
- In round 4, Bute slips an overhand right from Andrade and lands a heavy left hand to the jaw of his opponent, sending him heavily to the canvas.
- Andrade beats the count and resumes the fight, but is soon caught by a left hook to the body that sends him down for the count at 2:57 of round 4.
- As a result of this victory, Bute ascends to #1 in The Ring rankings (title is vacant).
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