Glen Johnson could not compete with Lucian Bute, who domianted the veteran to a decision victory on Saturday. Perhaps only Andre Ward and Carl Froch can give the undefeated IBF 168-pound titleholder a fight.
Boxing fans will be treated to two quality matchups that won’t disappoint — Lucian Bute vs. Glen Johnson on Showtime and Alfredo Angulo vs. James Kirkland on HBO — on Saturday.
RING PASS: RingTV.com’s comprehensive preview of the super middleweight showdown between IBF titleholder Lucian Bute and former light heayvwieght champ Glen Johnson in Quebec City on Saturday.
Both Lucian Bute and Glen Johnson would like a shot at Bernard Hopkins after their fight this weekend, but for very different reasons.
Lucian Bute and Glen Johnson are both friends and familiar foes, having sparred for nearly 100 rounds two years ago in preparation for separate title bouts.
Lucian Bute says he’s focused on Brian Magee, his opponent Saturday in Montreal on Showtime, but he looks forward to the opportunity to fight those who have taken part in the Super Six tournament.
BUTE VS. MAGEE ON SHOWTIME: A comprehensive look at the super middleweight title fight between Lucian Bute and Brian Magee this Saturday in Montreal at 10 p.m. ET/ PT on Showtime.