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Bute proves himself

The Romanian super middleweight vampire Lucian “Booty” Bute (read: Loo-chee-ahn Boo-tay, just HBO commentators read “booty”:)) defended his IBF world champion belt last night in Montreal by knocking out the tough Mexican fighter Librado Andrade. The event has some history, it was a re-match of a fight a year ago, when after dominating 10 rounds, Bute was put in great difficulty in the last two, being knocked down and controversially saved by the bell in the last round, winning the match on points. Andrade’s party contested the result, saying the referee delayed counting on purpose to give him an extra few seconds to recover and thus the match sentence.

Bute accepted a re-match to prove who da man.

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