Photos: Badou Jack and Lucian Bute fight to draw in Washington, D.C.

Badou Jack appeared to do enough to defeat Lucian Bute on Saturday night (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

On Saturday night, April 30, WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack retained his title as he settled for a draw with former longtime IBF titlist Lucian Bute inside of the Armory in Washington, D.C.

Jack (20-1-2, 12 KO’s) appeared to do enough to secure a victory, with one judge giving him a 117-111 edge. That tally was overruled by two 114-114 scorecards, however, as Jack retains his title and could be meeting IBF champion James DeGale later this year in a unification match.

Bute (32-3-1, 25 KO’s) fought a spirited bout, but Jack seemed a little crisper and busier in many of the rounds. Several heavy, telling shots were landed by each man throughout in a highly-competitive match.

Check below for a closer look at the action.

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Chris Robinson can be reached at CRobinson@hustleboss.com

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