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Froch batters Bute, takes belt

Updated: May 28, 2012, 12:48 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

NOTTINGHAM, England -- Folks around these parts will be talking about what happened at the Capital FM Arena on Saturday night for centuries.

The arena, which seats about 9,000, was standing-room only and deafening for one of the biggest nights in British boxing history: Carl Froch, in his Nottingham homecoming, after fighting on the road for the past three years and in five of his previous six bouts, destroyed Montreal's Lucian Bute in the fifth round to claim a super middleweight title ...

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