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Lemieux explains why he rejected Saunders fight

By Allan Fox: Former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux (38-3, 33 KOs) passed up a shot to fight unbeaten WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (24-0, 12 KOs) on September 16. Lemieux, 28, says he was dealing with injuries and the timing was bad for him. … Read

David Lemieux and Billy Joe Saunders trade insults

By William Mackay: Former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux and current WBO 160 pound belt holder Billy Joe Saunders traded insults on social media on Tuesday in taking jabs at one another. Lemieux (38-3, 33 KOs) wants to fight the 27-year-old Saunders in his next fight, and the feelings seem mutual. … Read

Canelo doesn’t have the power to make GGG fight cautiously

By Chris Williams: Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) has a high 67% knockout percentage after 12 years as a pro, but apparently he’s not as big a puncher as people think he is, according to Gennady “GGG” Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez. He says former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux is a bigger puncher than […]

David Lemieux vs. Marcos Reyes – Results

By Jim Dower: Former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux (39-3, 33 KOs) defeated Marcos Reyes (35-5, 26 KOs) by a 10 round unanimous decision on Saturday night in a tougher than expected match on HBO PPV at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The final judges’ scores were 99-90, 99-90 and 98-91. Boxing News […]

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. – Official weights

By Dan Ambrose: Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. both weighed in successfully at 164 pounds on Friday for their 164.5 pound catch-weight fight this Saturday night on HBO pay-per-view at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Canelo looked pretty stocky and almost at his fighting weight in coming at 164. The […]

Lemieux: I know the adjustments to beat GGG

By Jim Dower: David Lemieux (37-3, 33 KOs) will be back inside the ring this Saturday night against Marcos Reyes (35-4, 26 KOs), but the targets he has in the near future are Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. Lemieux will be fighting Reyes, 29, on the undercard of Canelo’s fight against Julio Cesar […]

Atlas: Canelo vs. Lemieux possible for September, Golovkin in 2018

By Dan Ambrose: Teddy Atlas says he’s hearing from sources that Golden Boy Promotions will be matching their fighter Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) against former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux (37-3 35 KOs) in September rather than Gennady “GGG” Golovkin if Canelo gets past Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) this Saturday […]

Lemieux still an option for Canelo’s September fight

By Jeff Aranow: Despite all the talk about middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin being the fight that Saul “Canelo” Alvarez wants this September, Golden Boy Promotions president Eric Gomez says that former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux (37-3, 33 KOs) is still an option for Canelo to fight after his May 6th match with Julio […]

Lemieux an option for Canelo in September

By Dan Ambrose: Former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux (37-3, 33 KOs( could put himself in position to fight Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on September 16 if he beats Marcos Reyes on May 6 on the undercard of the Canelo vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. card on HBO pay-per-view. Lemieux would be the Plan-B for Canelo […]

David Lemieux vs. Marcos Reyes on May 6 on HBO PPV

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions has added former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux (37-3, 33 KOs) vs. Marcos Reyes (35-4, 26 KOs) to the May 6th Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fight card on HBO pay-per-view from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Lemieux-Reyes fight will be the co-feature […]

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