Madison Square Garden, New York, United States
Belts on The Line
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Who won Golovkin vs Lemieux?
Gennady Golovkin beat David Lemieux by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 17th October 2015 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
This contest was for the unified middleweight championship of the world, with the IBF, WBC & WBA belts on the line.
Golovkin vs Lemieux stats
Back in October 2015, Gennady Golovkin stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 33 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 30 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
David Lemieux made his way to the ring with a record of 34 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 31 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested that Golovkin and Lemieux have similar power, both with a 91% knock out percentage.
Gennady Golovkin was the older man by 7 years, at 34 years old.
Both Gennady Golovkin & David Lemieux fought out of an orthodox stance.
Golovkin's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Lemieux's, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2006, 11 months earlier than Lemieux, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 40 more professional rounds, 240 to Lemieux's 200.
Golovkin vs Lemieux form
Gennady Golovkin had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Willie Monroe Jr on 16th May 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Middleweight and WBA Super World Middleweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Martin Murray on 21st February 2015 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA Super World Middleweight and WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Going into that contest, he had beat Marco Antonio Rubio on 18th October 2014 by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA Super World Middleweight and WBC World Middleweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson, United States.
Before that, he had won against Curtis Stevens on 2nd November 2013 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had beat Matthew Macklin on 29th June 2013 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand at Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket.
Golovkin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
Lemieux's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.3 rounds on average.
What time did Golovkin vs Lemieux start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 6:00 PM EST / 3:00 PM PST at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States, which was around 11:00 PM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Golovkin vs Lemieux?
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