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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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"The team at Bute Park have a wealth of experience - this is a great chance to learn from them, discover more about the park and find out all about the fantastic work going on behind the walls."
Bute Park is named after the 3rd Marquess of Bute, John-Crichton-Stuart, whose family lived in Cardiff Castle.
"I said Lucian Bute is a world-class fighter," said DeGale.
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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.
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.
However, the 34-year-old believes Bute may never fight again, let alone face Froch once more.
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.
London, May 27 ( ANI ): British boxer Carl Froch defeated Canada's Lucian Bute to win the IBF super-middleweight championship for the third time.