The Wbc champion Badou Jack entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 20-1-1 (12 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.8 super middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Gilberto Ramirez). He suffered his only loss when he faced Derek Edwards in 2014, since then he has won four consecutive fights beating Anthony Dirrell (=Dirrell vs Jack) and George Groves in 2015 (=Groves vs Jack).
His opponent, the former Ibf super-Mw champion Lucian Bute, has a record of 32-3-0 (25 KOs=78%) and he entered as the No.24 in the same weight class. He fought twice last year defeating Andrea Di Luisa (=Bute vs Di Luisa) but then he lost to James DeGale (=DeGale vs Bute). Jack vs Bute is valid for the WBC World super middleweight title (Jack’s second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Armory, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Division: super middleweight (168 lbs, 76.2 kg)
Title: WBC World super middleweight title
Jack’s previous fight: George Groves vs Badou Jack
Bute’s previous fight: James DeGale vs Lucian Bute
Jack’s next fight: James DeGale vs Badou Jack
Bute’s next fight: Eleider Alvarez vs Lucian Bute
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