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Miranda, Bute presser

Dave Spencer

By Dave Spencer–Fightnews Canada

Lucian Bute and Edison Miranda raise the bar as far as fashion is concerned in advance of their IBF super middleweight title showdown set for Saturday for Montreal. “People ask why I haven’t bad-mouthed Lucian Bute,” said Miranda in front of a crowded media contingent. “I respect fighters who earn it and Lucian Bute has earned that respect.”

Dave Spencer

Meanwhile Bute who is fluent in both Romanian and French spoke English for the first time at a press conference saying, “I’m very happy that HBO is here and I’ve trained very hard for this fight, I’m hoping that HBO will stay with me for the future.”

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