It’s Showtime again for Lucian Bute!
InterBox is proud to confirm that IBF champion Lucian Bute (23-0-0, 18 KO) will make his second appearance on the prestigious Showtime Network on Friday, March 13th 2009. The undefeated Super Middleweight will lace up the gloves in this his third consecutive World title defense bout against hard hitting Colombian Fulgencio Zuniga live from the Montreal Bell Centre on Showtime’s popular series ShoBox: The New Generation. This Main Event bout will air shortly after 11 PM ET and will be available to approximately 14 million American subscribers.
Showtime broadcast live from Montreal for the first time last October 24th 2008 and were very pleased with the quality of the InterBox Gala, the electric ambiance generated from the over 16,000 fans in attendance at the Bell Centre, and by the interest the fans demonstrated towards Lucian Bute.
”We are extremely pleased to return to Montreal for this world title fight between Lucian Bute and Fulgencio Zuniga” states Gordon Hall, Executive Producer of ShoBox: The New Generation. “We saw the talent of Zuniga on ShoBox with his upset knockout victory over the then undefeated Victor Oganov. His aggressive style and powerful punch should create a formidable test for the talented and champion Bute. These two styles make this match-up one you don’t want to miss.”
Lucian Bute as popular as ever!
On sale for only a few days now (since January 31st), over 8,000 tickets have already been sold for the Lucian Bute vs. Fulgencio Zuniga bout/Event. InterBox is anticipating yet another great crowd for its first Gala of 2009, which promises to be an action-packed year for Lucian Bute. Lucian’s priorities right now are to train hard and to give his fans a terrific performance on Friday, March 13th at the Montreal Bell Centre.
How to get your tickets
Tickets for the InterBox Gala Susperstition are on sale at the Bell Center Ticket Office by dialing 514-790-2525, 1-877-668-8269 or online at www.geg.ca. Tickets are also available at Club de Boxe Champion at: 514-376-0980. Please contact Mrs. Nadia Dahman at 450-645-1079 or visit www.interbox.ca for Group Sales and ticket information.