Originally Posted by BeastsideBoxing
Bute claims that Froch's promoter, Eddie Hearn, is trying to discourage him from the rematch.
"I told my promoter, Jean Bedard, I want to fight against Froch. We have a solid rematch clause. Froch will come to Montreal, either in March or April. It is a matter of marketing. [Hearn] protects his champion and he sends me little arrows to distract and discourage me, but I know what I want," Bute said.
that's the end of bute then. if he wants to retire, he should just go ahead and do it. getting froch over to knock him out and do the retiring for him is a silly way of doing things.
but hey, it's bute's life.