Froch close to a bite at Bute

The Mirror20th May, 2009

Carl Froch is close to securing a fight with his No.1 target - Canadian Lucian Bute.

The WBC supermiddleweight champion hopes to meet IBF titleholder Bute at the Nottingham Arena on either September 5 or 12.

A Froch win would set up a clash with WBA champ Mikkel Kessler