Romanian boxing champion won the match against Irish Brian Magee for the IBF super middleweight title after an uppercut to the adversary’s chin in the 10th round of the match. This is the seventh time that Bute defends his title. Overall, Bute won all his 27 matches in his career.

His international success drew the attention of those from Showtime, who signed a contract worth millions of dollars with the Romanian boxer. Bute’s only regret is that he cannot fight in Romania, at home.