Former IBF super-middleweight champion Lucian Bute has announced
that he will take on Denis Grachev before having a rematch with
Carl Froch in March.
Bute, a Romanian based in Canada, was wiped out by Froch in five
rounds in May but has decided honour a two fight agreement after
having a warm up bout.
His fight with Grachev will take place at the Bell Centre in
Montreal on November 3 and will be two pounds over the super-middle
limit at 170 pounds.