Lemieux vs Achour Info
David Lemieux beat Karim Achour by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 26th May 2018 at Centre Videotron in Quebec.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner David Lemieux.
The fight took place over rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
Lemieux vs Achour stats
David Lemieux stepped into the ring with a record of 38 wins, 4 loses and draws, 33 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Karim Achour made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 4 loses and 3 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Lemieux had a massive power advantage over Achour, boosting at 87% knock out percentage over Achour's 15%.
David Lemieux was the younger man by 2 years, at 31 years old.
Both David Lemieux & Karim Achour fought out of an orthodox stance.
Lemieux was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 1 year and 7 months earlier than Achour, who’s first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 84 less professional rounds, 190 to Achour's 274.
David Lemieux went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBC and 10 by the WBO in the 160lb division.
Lemieux vs Achour form
Lemieux had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan on 15th September 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Karim Achour on 26th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Centre Videotron, Quebec, Canada.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Billy Joe Saunders on 16th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Bell Centre, Montreal.
Before that, he had beat Marcos Reyes on 6th May 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
He had won against Curtis Stevens on 11th March 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona.
Lemieux's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 6 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
Achour's last 0 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of rounds, meaning that they had lasted NAN rounds on average.
What time did Lemieux vs Achour start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 3:00 am UTC at Centre Videotron, Quebec, Canada, which was 11:00 pm EST or 8:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 4:00 am BST in the UK.