VS
Sep 15 2018
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

12 round contest @ Middleweight
39-4-0
TKO 1
TKO 1
28-2-0

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Final Eliminator For

WBA World Middleweight Championship

The tape

30
Age
34
5' 10" / 177 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
-
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDUDUDKOUD
Form
RTDKOTKOKORTD
39
Wins
28
33
By KO
20
85
KO%
71
4
Loses
2
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2008

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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The Ring
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4
WBA
3
-
WBC
6
5
WBO
3
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IBF
14

David Lemieux vs Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan report


Who won Lemieux vs O’Sullivan?

David Lemieux beat Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan by technical knockout in the 1st round on Saturday, September 15th, 2018, at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

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 a final eliminator for the WBA middleweight championship of the world.

This fight appeared on the undercard of Canelo Alvarez beating Gennady Golovkin for the WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship. Also on the undercard Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez beat Moises Fuentes, and Jaime Munguia defeated Brandon Cook for the WBO World Junior Middleweight title.

Lemieux vs O’Sullivan stats

Back in September 2018, David Lemieux stepped into the ring with a record of 39 wins, 4 losses, and 0 draws, 33 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, with 20 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Lemieux had an advantage in power over O'Sullivan, with a 85% knockout percentage compared to O'Sullivan's 71%.

David Lemieux was the younger man by 4 years, at 30 years old.

Both David Lemieux and Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan fought out of an orthodox stance.

Lemieux was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 9 months earlier than O'Sullivan, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 33 more professional rounds, totaling 200 compared to O'Sullivan's 167.

David Lemieux went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, and 5 by the WBO at middleweight.

Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan was ranked number 3 by the WBA, 6 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, and 14 by the IBF in the 160lb division.

Lemieux vs O’Sullivan form

Lemieux had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Karim Achour on May 26, 2018, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Centre Videotron, Quebec, Canada.

Prior to that, he had been beaten by Billy Joe Saunders on December 16, 2017, by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Bell Centre, Montreal.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Marcos Reyes on May 6, 2017, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had won against Curtis Stevens on March 11, 2017, by knockout in the 3rd round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona.

He had beaten Cristian Fabian Rios on October 22, 2016, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.

O'Sullivan had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Berlin Abreu on May 4, 2018, by technical knockout in the 3rd round at StubHub Center, Carson, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Antoine Douglas on December 16, 2017, by technical knockout in the 7th round at Place Bell, Quebec, Canada.

Going into that contest, he had won against Jaime Barboza on September 17, 2016, by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion, Gilford, United States.

Before that, he had lost to Chris Eubank Jr on December 12, 2015, by unanimous decision in the 7th round at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

He had defeated David Toribio on October 10, 2015, by knockout in the 2nd round at Lowell Memorial Auditorium, Lowell, United States.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, David Lemieux had been fighting more than Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan.

Going into this contest, David Lemieux had last fought 3 months and 20 days ago, while Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan's last outing had been 4 months and 11 days ago.

Lemieux's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 24 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.

O'Sullivan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.4 rounds on average.

What time did Lemieux vs O’Sullivan start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:40 AM EST / 5:40 AM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 1:40 PM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Lemieux vs O’Sullivan?

Lemieux vs O’Sullivan was broadcast on HBO PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BT Sport Box Office.

What were the odds on Lemieux vs O’Sullivan?

David Lemieux was a 11/20 (-180) favorite going into the contest, while Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan made his way into the ring at 7/4 (+180) with oddsmakers.

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