Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada
Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Bute vs Grachev?
Lucian Bute beat Denis Grachev by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 3rd November 2012 at Bell Centre in Montreal.
The scorecards were announced as 115-113, 118-110, 116-112 in favor of winner Lucian Bute.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Bute vs Grachev stats
Lucian Bute stepped into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Denis Grachev made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 12 wins and 1 draw, with 8 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Bute had advantage in power over Grachev, with a 80% knock out percentage over Grachev's 67%.
Lucian Bute was the older man by 2 years, at 42 years old.
Bute had a height advantage of 2 inches over Grachev. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Lucian Bute fought out of the southpaw stance, while Denis Grachev was an orthodox fighter.
Bute was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 3 years and 7 months earlier than Grachev, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 33 more professional rounds, 255 to Grachev's 222.
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