Originally Posted by chitownfightfan
Unless.......wait for it........
You intentionally underperform soas to get your nemesis to underestimate you
Nobody likes to look bad, nobody at that lvl risk's to lose because he underrates his opponent and give him chances. The only thing Bute might have done is trying to trade with Grachev, to see how well he handles it instead of box and move. Bute looked slow..er in his last fight btw.