- Carl Froch v Lucien Bute
'Warrior' Froch will beat Bute - Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson has spoken of his admiration for Britain's Carl Froch, describing the former WBC super-middleweight champion as a "warrior".
Froch, who surrendered the WBC crown to Andre Ward in his most recent bout, has been showered with praise for facing a series of high-quality opponents over the last few years.
Although he has two losses on his CV - against Ward and Mikkel Kessler - those came in contests with some of the most feared names in the 12 stone division.
Froch will fight in front of a hometown Nottingham crowd when he meets unbeaten IBF king Lucien Bute during May - and Tyson is backing the Englishman to triumph in style.
Asked by Metro which boxers he admires, Tyson said: "Your guy Carl Froch. He's not the most gifted but it will take a very skilful man to beat him. He will beat Lucien Bute."