Andre Dirrell is not the only guy on the pre-approved list of foes for Lucian Bute
By Steve Kim, MaxBoxing (Jan 30, 2012) Doghouse Boxing
I had my first chat with Showtime’s new boxing czar, Stephen Espinoza, he says that despite what Jean Bedard has stated, Andre Dirrell is not the only guy on the pre-approved list of foes for Lucian Bute. He says he hopes that both sides can be reasonable and that a compromise can be reached.

I just wonder, is Showtime really balking at two Bute-Froch fights? Is that the real issue?

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