Jack vs Bute Info
Badou Jack drew with Lucian Bute by majority draw in their 12 round contest on Saturday 30th April 2016 at Armory in Washington.
The scorecards were announced as 114-114, 114-114, 117-111, meaning it was a majority draw.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
This was of the World Boxing Super Series.
This contest was for the WBC super middleweight championship of the world.
Jack vs Bute stats
Badou Jack stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Lucian Bute made his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 3 loses and draws, with 25 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Bute had advantage in power over Jack, with a 78% knock out percentage over Jack's 60%.
Badou Jack was the younger man by 4 years, at 36 years old.
Bute had a height advantage of 1 inch over Jack. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Badou Jack fought out of the orthodox stance, while Lucian Bute was a southpaw.
Jack was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 5 year and 6 months later than Bute, who’s first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 72 less professional rounds, 183 to Bute's 255.
Jack vs Bute form
Jack had won 4 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat George Groves on 12th September 2015 by split decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Anthony Dirrell on 24th April 2015 by majority decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at UIC Pavilion, Chicago.
Going into that contest, he had won against Francisco Sierra on 12th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Alamodome, San Antonio.
Before that, he had beat Jason Escalera on 30th August 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Palms Casino and Resort, Pearl Theater, Las Vegas.
Bute had beaten 2 of his last 4 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to James DeGale on 28th November 2015 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at Centre Videotron, Quebec City, Canada.
Previous to that, he had defeated Andrea Di Luisa on 15th August 2015 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Bell Centre, Montreal.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jean Pascal on 18th January 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Bell Centre, Montreal.
Before that, he had won against Denis Grachev on 3rd November 2012 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Bell Centre, Montreal.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Lucian Bute had been fighting more than Badou Jack.
Going to this contest, Badou Jack had last fought 7 months and 18 days ago, while Lucian Bute's last outing had been 5 months and 2 days ago.
Jack's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
Bute's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.