Bute vs Glen Johnson
Lucian Bute vs. Glen Johnson was a Boxing Super Middleweight fight for the IBF World title at the Pepsi Coliseum, Quebec City, Quebec in Canada and will be distributed by Showtime.
Bute had hoped to match him with former titleholder Mikkel Kessler ofDenmark. When Kessler declined the bout -- he will instead challenge titlist Robert Stieglitz on Nov. 5 in Denmark.
They then turned to former middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik, who said he wanted the fight but he also ended up turning down the bout because he was unahppy with the $1.35 million offer he received from Top Rank to challenge Bute.
Lucian Bute defeated Glen Johnson via unanimous decision.