Bute stops Joppy in tenth round

Lucian Bute of Montreal battered veteran William Joppy round after round and finally stopped him at 1:08 of the 10th on Friday night to retain his IBF super-middleweight title before 13,858 roaring spectators at the Bell Centre. Bute (22-0) knocked down Joppy (39-5-1) with a right in the ninth and forced the American to take a knee again in 10th. He finishing the scheduled 12-round bout with a flurry of shots in a neutral corner as the crowd chanted the Romanian-born champions name.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/boxing/news_story.asp?ID=230955