VS
May 21 2022
Saturday

Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States

12 round contest @ Super Middleweight
25-0-0
TKO 3
TKO 3
43-4-0

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Belts on The Line

WBC Interim World Super Middleweight Championship

The tape

25
Age
33
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
5' 10" / 177 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOTKOTKOKOKO
Form
TKOKOSDKOUD
25
Wins
43
22
By KO
36
88
KO%
84
0
Loses
4
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2007

Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight

1
The Ring
6
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WBA
-
1
WBC
2
2
WBO
3
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IBF
-

David Benavidez vs David Lemieux report


Who won Benavidez vs Lemieux?

David Benavidez beat David Lemieux by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday, May 21st, 2022, at Gila River Arena, Glendale.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 kg).

This contest was for the WBC super middleweight championship of the world.

Also on the undercard Yoelvis Gomez beat Jorge Cota, Elijah Garcia defeated Rowdy Legend Montgomery, and Victor Ortiz was victorious over Todd Manuel.

Benavidez vs Lemieux stats

Back in May 2022, David Benavidez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 25 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

David Lemieux made his way to the ring with a record of 43 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, with 36 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Benavidez had a slight advantage in power over Lemieux, with a 88% knockout percentage compared to Lemieux's 84%.

David Benavidez was the younger man by 8 years, at 25 years old.

Benavidez had a height advantage of 3 inches over Lemieux. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Both David Benavidez and David Lemieux fought out of an orthodox stance.

Benavidez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 22 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 6 years and 4 months later than Lemieux, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 64 fewer professional rounds, totaling 136 compared to Lemieux's 200.

David Benavidez went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC, and 2 by the WBO at super middleweight.

David Lemieux was ranked number 2 by the WBC, and 3 by the WBO in the 168lb division.

Benavidez vs Lemieux form

Benavidez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Kyrone Davis on November 13, 2021, by technical knockout in the 7th round at Footprint Center, Arizona, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Ronald Ellis on March 13, 2021, by technical knockout in the 11th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Roamer Alexis Angulo on August 15, 2020, by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Connecticut.

Before that, he had won against Anthony Dirrell on September 28, 2019, by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

He had beaten J’Leon Love on March 16, 2019, by technical knockout in the 2nd round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.

Lemieux had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated David Zegarra on June 4, 2021, by knockout in the 2nd round at Hotel Holiday Inn, Morelos, Mexico.

Prior to that, he had defeated Francy Ntetu on October 10, 2020, by knockout in the 5th round at Centre Gervais Auto, Quebec, Canada.

Going into that contest, he had won against Max Bursak on December 7, 2019, by split decision in their 10 round contest at Bell Centre, Montreal.

Before that, he had defeated Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan on September 15, 2018, by technical knockout in the 1st round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

He had beaten Karim Achour on May 26, 2018, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Centre Videotron, Quebec, Canada.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, David Benavidez had been fighting more than David Lemieux.

Going into this contest, David Benavidez had last fought 6 months and 8 days ago, while David Lemieux's last outing had been 11 months and 17 days ago.

Benavidez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 5 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 7 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.

Lemieux's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.

What time did Benavidez vs Lemieux start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Benavidez vs Lemieux?

Benavidez vs Lemieux was broadcast on ShowTime in the US.

What were the odds on Benavidez vs Lemieux?

David Benavidez was a 3/100 (-3300) favorite going into the contest, while David Lemieux made his way into the ring at 10/1 (+1000) with oddsmakers.

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