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Lucian Bute stops Andrea Di Luisa on fourth-round TKO

Former 168-pound champ Lucian Bute makes successful return to ring

LUCIAN BUTE, once an unbeaten rising star, returned to the ring Saturday for the first time in 19 months against an easy touch in Italian fighter Andrea Di Luisa. Bob Velin writes that the Canadian light heavyweight made it look just that way — easy.

Bute, 35, who had lost two of his last three fights, stopped Di Luisa in the fourth round, dropping him with two left hooks in front of an appreciative home crowd at Montreal’s Bell Centre.

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