Lemieux vs Bursak Info
David Lemieux beat Max Bursak by split decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 7th December 2019 at Bell Centre in Montreal.
The scorecards were announced as 94-93, 93-94, 94-93 in favor of winner David Lemieux.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).
This was of the World Boxing Super Series.
Lemieux vs Bursak stats
David Lemieux stepped into the ring with a record of 40 wins, 4 loses and draws, 34 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Max Bursak made his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 5 loses and 2 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Lemieux had a massive power advantage over Bursak, boosting at 85% knock out percentage over Bursak's 46%.
David Lemieux was the younger man by 5 years, at 31 years old.
Bursak had a height advantage of 2 inches over Lemieux. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both David Lemieux & Max Bursak fought out of an orthodox stance.
Lemieux was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 2 year and 9 months later than Bursak, who’s first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 115 less professional rounds, 190 to Bursak's 305.
David Lemieux went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBC in the 168lb division.
Lemieux vs Bursak form
Lemieux had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against 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 won against 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 defeated Curtis Stevens on 11th March 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona.
Bursak had lost to all of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Gilberto Ramirez on 22nd April 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson, United States.
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.
Bursak's last 1 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
What time did Lemieux vs Bursak start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 3:00 am UTC at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada, which was 10:00 pm EST or 7:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 3:00 am GMT in the UK.