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Bute

or

Buteshire,

former county, W Scotland, consisting mainly of the islands of Bute and Arran. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, Bute became (1975) part of the new Strathclyde region. In the local government reorganization of 1996, Strathclyde was dissolved; Bute island became part of the council area of Argyll and Bute, and Arran part of North Ayshire.

Bute

1
John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute. 1713--92, British Tory statesman; prime minister (1762--63)

Bute

2
an island off the coast of SW Scotland, in Argyll and Bute council area: situated in the Firth of Clyde, separated from the Cowal peninsula by the Kyles of Bute. Chief town: Rothesay. Pop.: 7228 (2001). Area: 121 sq. km (47 sq. miles)
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Bute has now lost three of his last five fights but the 35-year-old former champion offered enough to suggest he can still perform at the highest level.
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Froch cleared the final hurdle to a second fight by knocking out Yusaf Mack in three rounds to defend his IBF super-middleweight title then set Bute a deadline to fight.
I'd had some great fights and great wins prior to the Bute fight and I'd been getting a lot of recognition for the fights I'd been involved in," Froch said.
He said: "Personally I don't think Bute will want the rematch because as a fighter, I looked into his eyes and after round three I saw something drain from him.
Bute landed a strong southpaw left in the second as Froch staked him behind his jab and it was the Englishman who again ended the round on top, rocking Bute with a big right hand.
Froch defeated Bute after a fifth-round stoppage of Bute at Capital FM Arena in Nottingham, the BBC reports.
The bookies made the undefeated Lucian Bute the favourite but Froch,back fighting in his hometown for the first time in three years, was at his brilliant best in his eighth consecutive world title bout.