Lucian Bute vs. Carl Froch is a super middleweight championship bout for Bute’s IBF title belt. The championship boxing match will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2012, at the Capital FM Arena in Froch’s hometown of Nottingham, England and promoted by Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing and Jean Bedard’s Interbox promotions. Bute vs. Froch will be shown on EPIX in the United States and Sky Sports in the United Kingdom.
IBF 168-lb champion Lucian Bute (30-0, 24 KOs) fights out of Canada by way of Romania and is one of the best super middleweights in the world, Carl Froch (28-2, 20 KOs) of Nottingham, England is a two-time super middleweight champion who recently lost to undefeated American Olympian and WBA champion Andre Ward. Bute has been criticized for not fighting out of his hometown of Montreal, Canada, and being fed cherry picked opponents, Froch will be his toughest test so far.
Watch “No Easy Way Out” Lucian Bute vs. Carl Froch live on EPIX May 26 at 6pm ET/ 3pm PT! Visit Epixhd.com/froch-vs-bute/ for more information on how to view the live streaming video webcast.