Stevens vs Lemieux is a true toss-up fight – Hard-hitting middleweight contenders David Lemieux and Curtis Stevens will square off on March 11 in New York. it’s just good match-up between two big sluggers. The winner of the fight will stay in the running for an eventual world title shot against one of the champions.
“The wait is finally over,” Stevens said. “No more talking, my hands will do the talking on March 11.”
Lemieux, 28, is a former IBF middleweight champion that is co-promoted by Golden Boy Promotions. It’s believed by many boxing fans that Golden Boy is saving Lemieux for an eventual fight against their flagship star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez at some point in the future.
#4 WBC, #4 WBO, #6 IBF middleweight contender David Lemieux (36-3, 32 KOs) will be fighting former world title challenger Curtis Stevens (29-5, 21 KOs) on HBO Boxing After Dark on March 11 at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York.
There will be no titles on the line for this fight. Specially when the big middleweights go against each other for the Gold Medal, it will be the clash of titans.
MARCH 11, 2017 Turning Stone, Verona, NY, USA (HBO / BoxNation)
:: David Lemieux vs. Curtis Stevens
:: Yuriorkis Gamboa vs. Rene Alvarado
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The Lemieux vs Stevens fight has a start time at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. The former Ibf Mw champion David Lemieux entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 35-3-0 (32 KOs=91%) and he is ranked as the No.4 middleweight in the world. He lost to #1 Gennady Golovkin last year (=Golovkin vs Lemieux) .